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Gord Downie

Gord Downie (Photo by Chris Austin/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)
Gord Downie (Photo by Chris Austin/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)

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August 13, 2018 "From California and with all my love, thank you for existing and making a difference in the world.
Miss you forever." - Pierre Sousa (San Diego, CA)
July 18, 2018 "I miss Gord every day. I was at a festival in Hinton, AB last weekend and they had various musicians playing Hip songs and it was the first time I had heard Hip songs played live since their final tour in 2016 and it brought tears to my eyes. Gord and The Hip will be with us forever. I will continue missing him every day and am so thankful and truly grateful for what he left us. He was an amazing human." - Kory Herbert (Lloydminster, SK)
June 10, 2018 "Thank you Gord for the amazing music and lifelong memories! Your spirit lives in every dancing fan!" - Valerie Triblets (Rocky Hill, CT)
May 31, 2018 "Dear Canadians, I am so sorry for your loss and for ours too, down here in the U.S. Gord taught me about Canada. I will miss him." - Ann Couillard (Amherst, MA)
May 23, 2018 "Its taken me a while to be able to do this. I first heard of The Hip while working in a bar in Anchorage, Alaska in the late 80s. The DJ had just returned from a vacation somewhere in Canada, and played New Orleans Is Sinking one night. After hounding him to play it over and over, he finally recorded the first two slbims on a cassette for me. Over the years, I have bought everything tecorded by them, and by Gord. Living in Michigan, i was fortunate to see the band perform 9 times, including the 25th Anniversary of Fully Completely's release in Chicago. The music of TTH and Gord is the soundtrack of my life, from age 24 on. The passing of Gord, who is the same age as me, was the third most painful day of my life. I would say to his family and banfmates, thank you for sharing this wonderful soul with the world. While he is gone, the light from his soul continues to light my world" - Matt Blumke (Grand Rapids, MI)
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Obituary for Gord Downie
TORONTO (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter...
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