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Canadians: Tell Us What The Tragically Hip Means To You

Let us know which song is your favourite and why.

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Canada's heart broke this week when The Tragically Hip announced that their frontman, Gord Downie, has terminal brain cancer.

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The band said they'll be doing one final Canadian tour this summer.

Over the past few decades, The Hip have put out a ton of amazing tunes that speak to Canadian history, life, and experiences.

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There's "New Orleans Is Sinking," a true classic.

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From 1989's Up to Here.

And "Bobcaygeon," which is like a little taste of home, wherever you're from.

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From 1998's Phantom Power.

And "Courage," which references some famous Canadian literature.

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From 1992's Fully Completely.

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So many killer songs.

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We know it’s hard to pick just one, but we want to know what your favourite Tragically Hip song is, and — ​most importantly — why: Did it get you through a tough time? Does it remind you of a moment in your life? Or does it simply make you feel great?

Let us know in the comments below, and you might be featured in a future BuzzFeed ​Canada post!

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