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Ian Tyson CM AOE (born Ian Dawson Tyson in Victoria, British Columbia, on 25 September 1933; died 29 December 2022) was a Canadian singer-songwriter who performed with partner Sylvia Tyson as the folk duo Ian & Sylvia and wrote several notable songs including "Four Strong Winds" and "Someday Soon". Tyson and his then-wife Sylvia Fricker constituted one of the most popular folk duos of the 1960s, Ian & Sylvia. In 1969, they formed and fronted the pioneering country-rock group Great Speckled Bird. Read more on