Old Corrals & Sagebrush: Goodbye, Ian Tyson

Old cowboys never die, they just ride off into the sunset. Ian Tyson rode off this morning, Thursday, December 29th. I read that he had the good fortune to spend his last moments on his ranch near Longview, Alberta, in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. We all come to our end somewhere and I […]

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Canada Waits For Christmas – December 13th

Welcome to this virtual Avent calendar showcasing Canadian art and culture. Impossibly stuck behind the next tiny cardboard door is a life-size Ian Tyson singing the classic Four Strong Winds which he wrote in 1962, and performed with his former-wife Sylvia Tyson. Wow, upon listening to this again, I can see why it became a […]

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