IAN TYSON has long been one of North America's most respected singer-songwriters. A pioneer who began his career in the folk boom of the '60s, he was one of the first Canadians to break into the American popular music market. In the years that followed, he hosted his own TV shows and recorded some of the best folk and western albums ever made. Tyson is a recipient of the Order of Canada, and has received multiple Juno and Canadian Country Music awards. He tours constantly across Canada and throughout the United States, and continues to live and work on his ranch in the foothills of Alberta's Rocky Mountains.
"Tyson has had a long, fulfilling and interesting life. . . . He
has become a tireless advocate for the protection of the western
-- The Globe and Mail "As Canadian living legends go, Ian Tyson rides tall in the saddle. [He] . . . spins an engaging tale."
-- Winnipeg Free Press
"Written with the same plainspoken elegance as [Tyson's] most famous records. . . . Cool is something that comes effortlessly to Tyson."
-- National Post