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Ian Tyson

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Ian Dawson Tyson CM, AOE (born 25 September 1933) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, best known for his song "Four Strong Winds". He was also one half of the duo Ian & Sylvia. Career: Tyson was born to British immigrants in Victoria in 1933, and grew up in Duncan B.C. A rodeo rider in his late teens and early twenties, he took up the guitar while recovering from an injury he sustained in a fall. He has named fellow Canadian country artist Wilf Carter as a musical influence. He made his singing debut at the Heidelberg Café in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1956 and played with a rock and roll band, "The Sensational Stripes." After graduation from the Vancouver School of Art in 1958, Tyson moved to Toronto, Ontario where he commenced a job as a commercial artist. There he performed in local clubs and in 1959 began to sing on occasion with Sylvia Fricker. By early 1959 Tyson and Fricker were performing part-time at the Village Corner as "Ian & Sylvia." The pair became a full-time...

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Discography

  • Live at Longview, 2002
  • Ol' Eon, 1973
  • I Outgrew The Wagon, 1989
  • Old Corrals and Sagebrush & Other Cowboy Culture Classics, 1983
  • Songs from the Gravel Road, 2005
  • Cowboyography, 1987
  • And Stood There Amazed, 1991
  • Yellowhead to Yellowstone and Other Love Stories, 2008
  • Eighteen Inches of Rain, 1994
  • One Jump Ahead of the Devil, 1978
  • Lost Herd, 1999
  • All the Good'uns, 1996
  • Raven Singer, 2012

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