The Candy Palmater Show

How one superfan used The Tragically Hip's music to help guide him through life

Steve Gunn cried for hours after finding out about Gord Downie’s terminal brain cancer.
The Tragically Hip announced in May that Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band has terminal brain cancer, but still plans to join his bandmates of more than 30 years for a summer tour. (Clemens Rikken/Canadian Press )
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After die-hard Tragically Hip fan Steve Gunn found out that Gord Downie was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, he was devastated.

The Edmonton native joins Candy to reflect on how the rock band's music has guided him through some of the biggest moments in his life.

See the full list of The Tragically Hip's upcoming shows.