A Canadian singer-songwriter who is widely known as one-half of the duo Ian and Sylvia during 1964 to 1975. He is also writer of successful song "Four Strong Winds." His parents were British immigrants. When he was small he was greatly inspired by Canadian country artist Wilf Carter. Though his first band The Sensational Stripes didn't gain as much popularity as expected but it greatly helped his future project. In 2009 for his dedication in country music he was awarded with title Solo Artist of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards.
Talking about his personal life, he has been married twice. Looking at his relationship history we can assume his married life was not so successful because both of his marriages ended up in divorce. His first wife was also music performer with whom he has a son. After their divorce, he dated his second wife and then got married to her. He has one daughter from his second wife but this relationship also did not sustain long ending up in divorce. There has been no report of him having relationship with anyone after his divorce.