|Painting by Ken Danby|
Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer Dallas Harms (writer of such hits as Ballad of the Duke and I Picked a Daisy) earned the honour for his decades of musical excellence.
Links: Dallas Harms, Videos above courtesy of Niblock Country
Jim Skarratt will also receive the same recognition but more for behind-the-scenes work. He started as a concert promoter in the 60's and is still active through his company Skarratt Promotions and as the owner of Lazy Flamingo.
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