Pop Goes The News — Canadian musicians are among those paying tribute to singer-songwriter Ron Hynes, who died Thursday in a St. John’s hospital following a battle with cancer.

Known as “the man of a thousand songs,” Hynes was a month shy of his 65th birthday.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Hynes, who revealed last month a second battle with cancer, was hospitalized early Tuesday.

The 64-year-old Newfoundland musician was taken to hospital by ambulance.