Myles Goodwyn, Leader of Rock Group April Wine, Passes Away at 75; Death Details Remain undisclosed
Renowned singer and songwriter Myles Goodwyn, frontman of the multi-platinum rock band April Wine, has passed away at the age of 75, according to reports today.
Despite the confirmation of his death, details surrounding the cause, location, and funeral arrangements have not been disclosed by a spokesperson representing the late artist.
April Wine, led by Goodwyn, achieved global success with over 10 million records sold. In recognition of their contributions to the Canadian music scene, the band was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2010.
Myles Goodwyn received several prestigious awards during his career, including the SOCAN National Achievement Award in 2002 and the East Coast Music Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. In 2016, he published his memoir, “Just Between You and Me,” followed by a fiction novel titled “Elvis and Tiger” in 2018.
Notably, the 2018 album “Myles Goodwyn and Friends of the Blues” earned a JUNO nomination for Blues Recording of the Year in 2019 and won the Blues Track of the Year ECMA award. His subsequent blues album, “Myles Goodwyn and Friends of the Blues 2,” claimed the same blues category prize in 2020.
Earlier this year, Goodwyn ventured into solo performances, breaking away from April Wine to showcase his talents with an acoustic trio in live shows. The music community mourns the loss of a legendary figure, and fans await further details about the celebrated artist’s passing.
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