Joel Plaskett has turned a poem he wrote for Gord Downie into a song. The Halifax singer-songwriter posted "Just Because (for Gord Downie)" on his Soundcloud page.
"Here's a poem turned song I wrote and recorded called 'Just Because (for Gord Downie).' Crank it for the man with love," Plaskett wrote.
In addition to posting the audio for the seven-minute song, Plaskett also posted the lyrics.
Listen to "Just Because (for Gord Downie)" here