01/01/2016 06:06 EST | Updated 01/01/2017 05:12 EST

'Iconic' Dal Richards Remembered By Fans On Social Media

Dal Richards/Facebook
People around B.C. are remembering Vancouver's "King of Swing" on-line with social media posts praising Dal Richards' long career in music.

Richards played 79 consecutive New Year's Eve gigs, and nearly as many shows at the Pacific National Exhibition during an incredible career that spanned from 1936 to 2014.

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