Stompin’ Tom Connors deathbed letter to Canadians

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stompin’ Tom Connors urges Canadians to be proud of country

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Stompin’ Tom Connors and wife Lena stopped at Sulphur Mountain in Alberta during a 1998 tour. Photo: stompintom.com/

Canadian country-folk legend Stompin’ Tom Connors died Wednesday at age 77. A few days earlier the musician penned a letter to fans that he wanted published after his death, his spokesman said. Here is a copy of the letter published on the singer’s official website.

Hello friends, I want all my fans, past, present, or future, to know that without you, there would have not been any Stompin’ Tom.

It was a long hard bumpy road, but this great country kept me inspired with its beauty, character, and spirit, driving me to keep marching on and devoted to sing about its people and places that make Canada the greatest country in the world.

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I must now pass the torch, to all of you, to help keep the Maple Leaf flying high, and be the Patriot Canada needs now and in the future.

I humbly thank you all, one last time, for allowing me in your homes, I hope I continue to bring a little bit of cheer into your lives from the work I have done.

Sincerely,

Your Friend always,

Stompin’ Tom Connors

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