Rocker Kim Mitchell recovering after heart attack

TORONTO - Canadian rock musician Kim Mitchell is recovering in hospital after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday.

A Facebook message posted by Alert Music, his management company, says Mitchell underwent emergency surgery.

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He will remain at the hospital for another day or two before returning home.

Mitchell has been a staple of the Canadian music scene for decades, first as the lead singer and guitarist for Max Webster in the 1970s before going solo.

Some of his best-known hits include “Go For Soda,” “Patio Lanterns” and “I Am A Wild Party.”

Last year, Mitchell left Toronto classic rock radio station Q107, where he worked for about 11 years.



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