Ian Tyson, half of Ian & Sylvia folk duo, dies at age 89


              FILE - Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Ian Tyson, center, performs at the Western Folklife Center during the 28th annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in Elko, Nev. Tyson, the Canadian folk singer who wrote the modern standard “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia and helped influence such future superstars as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, has died at age 89. His manager, Paul Mascioli, says Tyson died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at his ranch in southern Alberta following a series of health complications. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
            
              FILE - Country music legend and parade marshal Ian Tyson waves to the crowd during the Calgary Stampede parade in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Friday, July 6, 2012. Tyson, the Canadian folk singer who wrote the modern standard “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia and helped influence such future superstars as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, has died at age 89. His manager, Paul Mascioli, says Tyson died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at his ranch in southern Alberta following a series of health complications. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
            
              FILE -Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Ian Tyson, center, performs at the Western Folklife Center during the 28th annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in Elko, Nev. Ian Tyson, the Canadian folk singer who wrote the modern standard “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia and helped influence such future superstars as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022 at age 89. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Ian Tyson, half of Ian & Sylvia folk duo, dies at age 89