03/06/2013 08:39 PM CityNews.ca
Canadian music legend Stompin` Tom Connors receives the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 20th Annual SOCAN Awards gala in Toronto Monday, November 23, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Canadian music legend Stompin’ Tom Connors has died at the age of 77, a release on his official website confirms.
Connors died of natural causes at his home in Ontario, surrounded by family.
He became a Canadian icon with songs like The Hockey Song, Sudbury Saturday Night, and Bud The Spud.
His family posted the following message on his website, saying it was the colourful musician’s final message to fans.
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A truly original Canadian icon!