Richard Francis "Dick" Nolan (February 4, 1939 – December 13, 2005) was a Canadian musician, born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. Nolan was known for performing Newfoundland folk music in Toronto night clubs. During his 50 year career he released more than 40 albums and recorded over 300 tracks. One album, Fisherman's Boy, contained his signature song Aunt Martha's Sheep and went platinum in just three months. Another signature song of his was I's the B'y. Two more gold albums followed and he appeared at the Grand Ole Opry and national television programs, was nominated for a Juno Award, hosted his own television series and in November 2005, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.
During his career he was given the nickname "The Johnny Cash of Newfoundland".