Valdy (Paul Valdemar Horsdal)

Valdy is known as the patriarch of Canadian folk music.

Valdy's first four albums for A&M Records all achieved gold record status in Canada. Gold record sales in 1977 were sales of 50,000 or more copies.

Sources
  1. Valdy Picks Up 3 Gold Records, Tours Canada. Billboard, March 19, 1977.
  2. Valdy Completing 6th A&M Album. Cash Box, November 18, 1978.
Birth
Recording Years / Label
1972-1973 -  Haida Records
1972-1979 -  A&M Records
1980-1982 -  Sloth Records
Instruments
guitar, vocals, piano