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 was nominated 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.

"Here's to 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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