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Since the news of Gord Downie’s death came out Wednesday morning, Anthony George has listened to one thing, and one thing only, while driving around Western New York. “My truck has not heard anything other than the Hip for five days,” said George, 22, of Angola. “Gord Downie is a legend in Buffalo. It’s basically ‘Little Canada’ here.” And on Sunday morning outside N…

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Dear Gord Downie, Rob Baker, Paul Langlois, Johnny Fay and Gord Sinclair: Like all Tragically Hip fans, your families and your friends, we here in Buffalo are gutted by the news of Gord Downie’s cancer diagnosis. We have nothing but our love and gratitude to send your way, and so we send them, in abundance. We can’t help but rail against the injustice of it all – that a …

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The Tragically Hip will release its 14th album, "Man Machine Poem," on June 7, but the record's first single has been unveiled. The single, "In A World Possessed by the Human Mind," is a shimmering slow-burner marked by singer Gord Downie's evocative, esoteric lyrics, and is redolent of recent Hip opuses like "World Container" and "We Are the Same." Which is to suggest th…

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The Tragically Hip will release its 14th album, "Man Machine Poem," on June 7, but the record's first single has been unveiled. The single, "In A World Possessed by the Human Mind," is a shimmering slow-burner marked by singer Gord Downie's evocative, esoteric lyrics, and is redolent of recent Hip opuses like "World Container" and "We Are the Same." Which is to suggest th…

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We didn’t get the first draft pick. But we got the Hip. So quit cryin’ in your beer.Speaking of teams, the Tragically Hip have always been a great one, a five-man unit capable of finding the common ground, listening, letting less be more, and turning on the heat when doing so is absolutely necessary.On Saturday, inside First Niagara Center, the band did exactly that. The p…

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Gord Downie just can't get enough of Buffalo. The Canadian rocker's band, The Tragically Hip, will return for a 7 p.m. show on April 18, 2015, at the First Niagara Center, Funtime Presents announced in a release. Tickets run from $32.50 to $99 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 via Tickets.com and in-person at the First Niagara Center box office. The Hip's coming tour, F…