ker.jpg

Ben Kerr: A Toronto Legend Passes Away

Do you remember that old guy you used to see when you got off the subway at Yonge and Bloor? He was always there, singing away in that warbling voice with his mic and portable amp. He was even rumored to have been a candidate for mayor in every election since 1985. His name was Ben Kerr and he passed away in his 70's on Friday.

R.I.P Ben Kerr - the King of Cayenne.

Photo: Joe Warmington, Toronto Sun.


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

The breathtaking King's Mill Park along the Humber was once a landfill site

TTC plans to make a change that some say will make things less safe for commuters

These are the streets Toronto is closing this summer in order to make space for pedestrians

Someone has made a map of Toronto's hidden fairy doors

The history of the second Union Station in Toronto

This is what life in Toronto will look like after vaccination

Toronto police have busted more than 1,000 illegal gatherings in the past 3 weeks

Dozens of mysterious rock sculptures in a Toronto park just disappeared