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Sylvia Tyson (country, folk)

Sylvia Tyson, (born Sylvia Fricker, 19 September 1940 in Chatham, Ontario) is a musician, performer, singer-songwriter and broadcaster. She is best known as part of the folk duo Ian and Sylvia, with Ian Tyson. Since 1993, she has been a member of the all-female folk group Quartette.  From 1959 to 1974, she was half of the popular folk duo Ian & Sylvia with Ian Tyson. The two met after a friend of Tyson heard her sing at a party and let Ian know about her; Tyson had been performing in Toronto clubs as a solo artist, but after he and Fricker met, they decided to work together as a duo. After the Tysons separated and stopped performing together in 1975, Sylvia started a solo career. She was nominated seven times for a Juno Award, the first being in 1987 as Country Female Vocalist of the Year, and was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1994.

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Woman's World - 1975

Sylvia Tyson - Cool Wind From The North

Cool Wind From The North - 1976

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Satin On Stone - 1978

Sylvia Tyson - Sugar For Sugar Salt For

Sugar For Sugar, Salt For Salt - 1979

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Big Spotlight - 1986

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You Were On My Mind - 1989

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Gypsy Cadillac - 1992

Sylvia Tyson - River Road & Other Storie

River Road & Other Stories - 2000

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The Very Best Of... - 2001

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Joyner's Dream - 2011

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