Dick Nolan was a legendary Newfoundland, maritime,
and country music recording artist, singer and
song-writer. He released more than 40 albums and
recorded more that 300 tracks since the late 1950s. He
for a Juno award, appeared at the Grand
Ole Opry, had one platinum record and
two gold., and had six songs listed on RPM's national charts. Much of his career
was spent in Ontario entertaining homesick Newfoundlanders.
In November of 2005, Dick received a Lifetime Achievement Award from
MusicNL, the Music Industry
Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. Just a month later
Dick passed away leaving a musical legacy which is unequalled in
Newfoundland and Labrador (more
details including career highlights).
" ...if I should whisper her
name to some stranger I'm holdin' while we're dancin' to an old Dick
Nolan song ..." ......... from "Turn it On, Turn it Up, Turn Me
Loose" on the album "One Track Mind" by the
8 Track Favourites.
Roy, Dick and Harry, 'cause they helped ease the worry
that you naturally feel so far from home" ......... Ron
Hynes from "Get Back Change"
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