Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1996

WINNER

David Clayton-Thomas

Category:

Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Year:

1996

David Clayton-Thomas began his journey to stardom as a homeless street kid and developed into one of the most recognizable voices in music.

Clayton-Thomas ran away from an abusive home as a teenager and split his time between living on the streets and in jail, where he taught himself to play guitar on an instrument left behind by a fellow inmate.

 

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