This guy and band have been part of my life since the early 90's. I still to this day jam around the campfire with friends to all their songs.
Although I didn't know the meaning to half their songs they still struck something within me to love their music. Gord and The Tragically Hip are TRUE artists.
It's a very sad day for me. Let's make the best of it Gord. I can't wait to see you one last time!Update, May 24, 2016: The Tragically Hip announced on Tuesday that Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer. “In privacy along with his family, and through all of this, we’ve been standing by him,” the band told fans in a letter, which also announced plans to tour. “This feels like the right thing to do now, for Gord, and for all of us.”From the Maclean’s archives, a 2009 conversation between author and Maclean’s contributor Joseph Boyden and Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie:Q: You are a showman of epic proportions, and yet offstage you are a very different person. Where do you go when you get up on stage?