55 Years Ago Today – The Late Gord Downie Was Born (Watch The Hip Live Toronto 8/12/16

55 years ago today (2/6/64), Gord Downie the late lead singer and lyricist for the Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip was born. As well as releasing six solo albums, Downie was and still is a vital creative voice in Canada and has cast a lasting imprint on the band’s unique take on hard rock. He died of glioblastoma on 17 October 2017 aged 53. Watch the Hip perform during one of their last ever show in Toronto on 8/12/16.

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