Canadian music icon Ian Tyson has passed away at the age of 89.
He was a member of Ian & Sylvia and fronted The Great Speckled Bird.
The Great Speckled Bird was a highly influential group in the 1970s.
Tyson released hits such as "Four Strong Winds" and "You Were on My Mind" during his career.
He was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Music Hall of Fame and made a Member of the Order of Canada.
Tyson also received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award and was inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence.
He passed away on his ranch in Southern Alberta, Canada.
Ian & Sylvia were known for their blend of country and folk music.