Saturday, 21 November 2015

Ron Hynes, 'man of a thousand songs,' dead at 64

Ron Hynes the Legendary singer-songwriter, who documented hope and heartbreak in his native Newfoundland for decades with songs like Sonny's Dream and Atlantic Blue, has died at the age of 64.

Hynes, who had been battling cancer, was rushed to hospital earlier this week. Hynes, known for years as "the man of a thousand songs," was born in December 1950 in St. John's. He was raised in Ferryland.

Hynes released seven solo albums, starting with Discovery in 1972. The record holds the distinction of being the first made up of all original material from a Newfoundland artist. Read more >>>

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