Nfld. & Labrador

Watch Alan Doyle sing an emotional St. John's Waltz in Belgium

One of the people remembering Ron Hynes and paying tribute to him is singer Alan Doyle. See a heartfelt moment recorded earlier this year.
Back in July, a CBC TV filming a documentary on Beaumont Hamel captured an emotional moment between Doyle and the owners of a Belgium farm where Tommy Ricketts earned the Victoria Cross. Doyle sang a Ron Hynes' signature song as a thank you. 2:38

One of the people remembering Ron Hynes and paying tribute to him is singer Alan Doyle.

Doyle, who collaborated with the late, legendary singer-songwriter in the past, is seen in the video above singing one of Hynes's classic tunes, St. John's Waltz.

Back in July, a CBC television crew filming a documentary on Beaumont Hamel, captured parts of an emotional moment between Doyle and the owners of a Belgian farm where soldier Tommy Ricketts earned the Victoria Cross for his heroics during World War One.

Doyle sang the signature song to thank the owners of the farm for their hospitality.

The full documentary on Beaumont Hamel and the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, a production of CBC Newfoundland and Labrador and the City of St. John's, will air July 1, 2016.

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