Ron Hynes

(NFLD)  Singer-Songwriter

Ron Hynes' songs have been covered by  artists around the world including Valdy, Terry Kelly,  Prairie Oyster, The Irish Descendants, Susan Aglukark,  The Good Brothers, The Ennis Sisters, John Mc Dermott,  Murray McLauchlan, Mary Black, Christy Moore, Emmylou  Harris, Shaye and many others.

Ron began his career as a singer/songwriter  in his home province of Newfoundland in the early  seventies plying the coffeehouse circuit through the  Maritimes and Ontario. While on a theatre tour with the  Mummers Troupe in 1976 he composed a song called Sonny's  Dream that would go on to become a folk  classic recorded by dozens of artists worldwide. In 2004  Sinnott Productions released a limited edition archival  print titled Sonny's Dream in honour of the song  which is acknowledged as the "unofficial anthem" of Newfoundland.

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