Music Canada Live Remembers Ron Hynes

Music Canada Live is saddened to learn of the passing of legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Hynes, whose death leaves a hole in the Canadian live music landscape.

Hynes’ work earned seven East Coast Music Awards, including male artist of the year in 1994 and 2007, along with numerous Juno and Canadian Country Music Award nominations in his over 30 year career. Hynes also received an honorary Doctor of Letters from Memorial University in recognition of his contribution to the cultural heritage of Newfoundland.

We salute Ron Hynes’ work in live music and impact on Canadian heritage as the man of 1000 songs.