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Ian Tyson

Half of the early-'60s folk group Ian & Sylvia, Ian Tyson retreated from performing and recording after the duo disbanded in the mid-'70s to become a rancher in the foothills of southern Alberta, Canada. He quietly returned to music-making in the 1980s, releasing a series of albums that focused on detailed songs about the concerns of the working cowboy. Tyson was born in Victoria, British Columbia. As a child he was involved in rodeo, not music -- he didn't learn to play the guitar until he was recovering from rodeo-related injuries. In the late '50s, he began performing as a folksinger. In 1961, he met singer/songwriter Sylvia Fricker and the two musicians began performing together; they also married three years later. Ian & Sylvia and their band, Great Speckled Bird, became popular on the folk scene and released their self-titled debut album in 1962. In 1963, they released Four Strong Winds; the title track, written by Tyson, became a folk standard. Ian & Sylvia successfully recorded together through the mid-'70s. The duo also began hosting a television show, Nashville North, which became The Ian Tyson Show when the couple split up in the middle of the decade.

After Ian & Sylvia's breakup, Tyson recorded Ol' Eon. He temporarily retired from recording in 1979 to work his ranch, but returned with Old Corrals and Sagebrush in 1983. In 1984, he toured with Ricky Skaggs and also released an eponymous album. Tyson released a third album, Cowboyography, two years later, and in 1991 he released another popular Canadian album, And Stood There Amazed, which contained the hits "Springtime in Alberta" and "Black Nights." Subsequent releases include 1994's Eighteen Inches of Rain, 1996's All the Good 'Uns, and 1999's Lost Herd. Tyson released Live at Longview in 2002, followed by Songs from the Gravel Road in 2005. Straining to sing over an excessively loud and bass-heavy soundboard mix at an Ontario country music festival in 2006 and exposure to a virus in 2007 resulted in irreversible scarring to Tyson's vocal cords, giving his performing voice a self-described gravelly quality and similarity to Mark Knopfler's, as fully displayed on Tyson's From Yellowhead to Yellowstone and Other Love Stories album, released by Stony Plain in 2008. ~ Sandra Brennan & Michael McCall
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Carnero Vaquero

1. Doney Gal

2. Colorado Horses

3. Will James

4. Jughound Ronnie

5. Darcy Farrow

6. The Flood

7. Shawnie

8. Chantell

9. Wolves No Longer Sing

10. Cottonwood Canyon

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Track List: All The Good 'uns - Vol. 2

1. Land Of Shining Mountains

2. Brahmas And Mustangs

4. Smuggler's Cove

5. Lost Herd

6. Elko Blues - The Roan Mare

7. La Primera

11. Blaino's Song

12. Yellowhead To Yellowstone

13. Fiddler Must Be Paid

14. Ross Knox

15. Song In A Dream

16. Charles Goodnight's Grave

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Track List: Raven Singer

1. Charles Goodnight's Grave

2. The Circle Is Through

3. Rio Colorado

4. Under African Skies

5. Song In A Dream

6. Blueberry Susan

7. Back To Baja

8. Saddle Bronc Girl

9. Winterkill

10. The Yellow Dress

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Track List: Lost Herd

1. Brahmas And Mustangs

2. Lost Herd

3. Summer's Gone

4. Smugglers Cove

5. Blue Mountains Of Mexico

6. Roll On Owyhee

7. Legends Of Cutting

8. La Primera

9. Elko Blues - The Roan Mare

10. Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Live)

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Track List: All The Good 'Uns

1. The Wonder Of It All

2. Alberta's Child

3. Irving Berlin (Is 100 Yrs Old Today)

4. M.C. Horses

5. Springtime In Alberta

6. Jaquima To Freno

7. Navajo Rug

8. Claude Dallas

9. Magpie

10. The Steeldust Line

11. Barrel Racing Angel

12. Rockies Turn To Rose

13. Alcohol In The Bloodstream

14. The Old Double Diamond

15. Casey Tibbs

16. Will James

17. Fifty Years Ago

18. 'Til The Circle Is Through

19. The Gift

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Track List: Eighteen Inches Of Rain

1. Horsethief Moon

2. Heartaches Are Stealin'

3. Eighteen Inches Of Rain

4. M. C. Horses

5. Big Horns

6. Rodeo Road

7. Chasin' The Moon

8. Nobody Thought It Would

9. Old House

10. Alcohol In The Bloodstream

11. Old Corrals And Sagebrush

12. Til The Circle Is Through

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Track List: I Outgrew The Wagon

1. Cowboys Don't Cry

2. Casey Tibbs

3. I Outgrew The Wagon

4. Arms Of Corey Jo

5. Adelita Rose

6. Irving Berlin (Is 100 Years Old Today)

7. Since The Rain

8. The Wind In The Wire

9. Four Strong Winds

10. The Banks Of The Musselshell

11. The Steeldust Line

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Track List: Old Corrals And Sagebrush

1. Alberta's Child

2. The Old Double Diamond

3. Windy Bill

4. Montana Waltz

5. Whoopee Ti Yi Yo

6. Leavin' Cheyenne

7. Gallo De Cielo

8. Old Corrals and Sagebrush

9. Old Alberta Moon

10. Diamond Joe

11. Night Riders Lament

12. Tom Blasingame

13. Sierra Peaks

14. Colorado Trail

15. Hot Summer Tears

16. What Does She See

17. Rocks Begin to Roll

18. Will James

19. Murder Steer

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Track List: One Jump Ahead Of The Devil

1. What Does She See

2. One Jump Ahead Of The Devil

3. Beverly

4. Turning Thirty

5. Newtonville Waltz

6. Lone Star And Coors

7. One Too Many

8. Texas, I Miss You

9. Goodness Of Shirley

10. Freddie Hall

11. Half Mile Of Hell

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Track List: Yellowhead To Yellowstone And Other Love Stories

1. Yellowhead To Yellowstone

2. Fiddler Must Be Paid

3. Lioness

4. Ross Knox

5. Blaino's Song

6. Estrangement

7. My Cherry Coloured Rose

8. Bill Kane

9. Go This Far

10. Love Never Comes At All

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I love MC Horses and Ian Tyson country music that is all I lisicon to when I am feeding cows
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bkearns8
Bless you Ian.May your tribe increase!!!
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Great Canadian - Great Albertan - love his music and love of the West !!
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Great tractor music when out feeding my cows this winter ������
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tdasrl
my go to artist when I want to listen to real western music
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Ian Tyson's I Outgrew the Wagon Bill S. & and a bunch of us could relate to, but in Arizona instead of Nevada. I hope Pandora will play more of his music.
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this old rider lived in the west .. outdoors with only a pack and bag for weeks.. music like this feeds the western soul..
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beverlykeena n 2 0 0 2
on Pandora did I know my cowboy friend from Alberta (eh) was the same Ian whose music this old girl from Wyoming enjoyed for years. A marvelous entertainer but a fine gentleman, too.
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beverlykeena n 2 0 0 2
I used to have a tack booth at National Western, in the concourse around the arena. We always visited with another one of the real ones and always looked forward to seeing Ian, not on the stage but behind his merchandise, western clothes, especially shirts in all sizes. My youngest boy was 66 and still growing. He came up the stairs wearing a XXX Wrangler to show me. He said he just wanted to say, This shirt is too large! Ian thought it was a kick, too. Not until I saw the current pic
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Love MC Horses
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Love Ian Tyson Country Music . Great Sounding GreatvArtost
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This Dude Can Sing
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IanTyson iis a Great Country Singer .
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Sing it Ian
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Love the sound of that Horn
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Love Little High Plans Town . By Mr. Ian Tyson. Sing it Ian .
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Love Smugglers Cove By Ian Tyson
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Love All Mr. Ian Tyson Pure Country Story Telling Music
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Charles Joseph Love Smugglers Cove & I Love Mr. Ian Tyson Country Singing Beautiful Singing & Beautiful Song GreatvStory Telling . Sing It Ian Tyson . God Bless You Always . God Speed .
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Sing it Ian Tyson . God Speed
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Love the sound of that horn too
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Love Little Hight Planes Town By Ian Tyson . God Bless You Ian . Love Your style of storytelling Country Si ging . God Speed.
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Sing It Ian
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Love Little High Plains Drifter By Ian Tyson . Pure Country Cowboy & Cowgirl Sanging
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Tell that Cowboy Country Story Ian Tyson Great Singing
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I cry a liot and my dog blue does tonhe loves me my dog does
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Its like yesterday
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I Lost my Wife on Mar 21 7 years ago
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Love this country Song by Ian Tyson
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Love This Country Song by Ian Tyson
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Love This Country Style of singing by Ian Tyson .charles Joseph
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My Dog Blue Is my Family Now That my Wife has passed away of Cancer .
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God I Love This Pure Country Story Telling Music . Charles Joseph By Ian Tyson .
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Love Your Music & Your Singing Mr. Ian Tyson . Sang it Cowboy
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Ian Tyson Sings Great Country Songs Pure Country .
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Like M. C. Horses by Ian tyson
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Love Smugglers Cove By Ian Tyson God I Love This Song . Great Singing & Storytelling . God Bless You Ian .
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Love Isn Tyson Country Music Great singing Great Song . This Country Boy Can Sang . Cowboys & Cowgirls
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Sing it Cowboy . Ian Tyson Love this cow pok Music
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Love Smuglers Cove by Ian Tyson This Cowboy Can Sing . God Bless Him.
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I Like this song great singing Ian Tyson a real cowboy singer
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such a mellow voice to kickback to.
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Smooth smooth smooth
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deniceheberl i n e
thank you for making him known. I like the oldes.
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I listen to so many of Ian's songs..the lyrics so perfect! I hope very much to catch a show this year! Finding tickets might be the challenge!
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jkm464
I have loved Someday Soon since the first time I heard it. It was cut by Judy Collins, but I went on a hunt to get a hold Ian's original. It got me through Vietnam.
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What a voice! Feel lucky to have seen him live (with Sylvia) back in the 60's
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Ian is even more amazing now that his voice has been repaired. He is certainly accepted in the U.S. His appearances sell out in two days or so.
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stormyknight 9 2
I had the privilege of seeing Ian Tyson live at East Longview Hall a few years ago. If you've never seen him in that setting, you've missed one of the greatest music experiences of this generation.
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Makes me think of the best times of my life when was on the OW
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