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Rebecca Jansen
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Joined: 12 February 2018
Location: Canada
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Posted: 07 October 2020 at 2:49pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Yesterday at age 80. :^(

Actor, singer, record label owner. He sang the theme for the Joe Oriolo Hercules cartoons, recorded Bob Marley songs when he was not known outside Jamaica, gave The Cowsills their first record deal with JoDa records. His biggest hit was probably I Can See Clearly Now in the early '70s, although classics like Nice Time and Hold Me Tight also received a lot of airplay in North America.
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Peter Martin
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Location: Canada
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Posted: 07 October 2020 at 3:51pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

I Can See Clearly Now is a rock-solid classic. Beautiful voice.

I'm also partial to his cover of Stir It Up.
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James Johnson
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Posted: 09 October 2020 at 11:26am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

As a child, I loved hearing his voice on the Hercules cartoon theme. 

Listening to I Can See Clearly Now helped me get through my little brother passing from cancer 2 years ago.

RIP
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