HOLD ME TIGHT – 1968 USA JAD
In 1972 Johnny Nash had great success with – I Can See Clearly Now. Johnny Nash was from Houston, Texas another church choir singer who made it in the non secular world of pop and R & B (although there was a strong reggae influence at the heart of Johnny’s music).
1965 ‘Let’s Move and Groove Together’ (USA/R&B Chart no. Five) and it was a massive hit in Jamaica and whilst following up its success on tour there he made ‘Hold Me Tight’ at Byron Lee‘s Federal Studios: it was big on the Manchester club scene.
In the 70’s he did a series of covers of Sam Cooke recordings, then faded out of the music scene.