"Ron Hynes is a five-time East Coast Music Award winner, a Genie Award winner (Canada's Oscars) a Juno nominee, recipient of the Arts Achievement Award from Newfoundland and Labrador, holds an honorary doctorate for his songwriting. 'Hynes is one of the best folk songwriters living today, in the same league as Dylan and Springsteen." - Jim Scarff, Berkeley, CA 'He's not just the man of 1,000 songs; he's the man of a treasure chest full of gems - timeless, brilliant, classic works of art that celebrate simple everyday events in the lives of common men and women." - Frank Davies, Founder Canadian Songwriter Hall of fame. "The great moment of my weekend was having Ron Hynes win Album of the year (2004 ECMA). Ron, hands-down is the best songwriter in Canada." -Larry Leblanc, Billboard.