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Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Re: Another New Song -- Why Not Give It a Try

I'm afraid this doesn't move me.
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

I don't get what you mean by "all over FM radio" considering it was a hit and I assume most top 40 stations were still on AM at that time.
Forum: Small Talk 01-30-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 68
Kenny Ranklin Silver Morning.

Don't know about you all but I haven't heard of him till not so vary long ago.


His was from 1974.


Silver Morning in lyrics - Kenny Rankin Music - YouTube
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 01-30-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 69
Kenny Ranklin Pussywillows Cattails.

Pussywillows Cattails by Kenny Rankin...with Lyrics - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,692
Re: Original vs Re-recordings.

I've been listening to some of original and remakes.

Most of the originals are the best but I've come to appreciate some of the remakes.


Affair On 8th Ave and Softly though I still like the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Forum: Small Talk 01-30-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Proclaimers I'm Gonna Be?

The following is a rather goofy video made over a recording by a duo called The Proclaimers.


I'm Gonna Be (Italy) - YouTube



Here's the actual video of the song.
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

What do you mean the years between 1966-1971 being experimental?

Plus I don't agree with the 67 version of TWIF being psychedelic. Maybe it was more of a rock or uptemple pop song, anything of...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 01-27-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
What Do You Think Of This Version Of Sundown?

Gordon Lightfoot-Sundown Gayageum ver. by Luna - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

The nice thing about that is I'd get to know many of his songs that weren't the major hits and then years later rediscover him through the internet.
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

I became familiar with Gord at a young age because my folks had some albums of his.
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 01-12-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Re: John Denver W&W

Other versions done of this song were


Glen Campbell


Liza Minnelli

Bobby Sherman
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 01-10-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
John Denver W&W

Wherefore and Why - John Denver - YouTube
Forum: Small Talk 12-07-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Charlie Brown Christmas Original Print/Revised Version.

A Charlie Brown Christmas - Original print vs. revised version - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sm-7ADxAUg4)


Never realized there were all these differences though I wasn't around in...
Forum: Small Talk 12-06-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,433
Re: Christmas Songs.

Been a while since I've posted anything on the topic.


I learned of this remake of Joni Michell's River by Ellie Goulding.


Originally I thought she was just some modern day autotone pop...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Playing Lightfoot Records Backwards.

Anyone ever tired it?

Not that I suspect he'd put anything bad in them.
Forum: Small Talk 08-26-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Buffy St. Marie/It's My Way

I just listened to this song which from her website was from her first LP.


Is it me or does the guitar work sound a bit like some of Gordon's early stuff?



it's my way Buffy Sainte marie -...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Re: Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story

I've heard over the years Bob could be a jerk at times.


I remember watching some film of him being interviewed back in the day and responded to someone asking about songwriting and says.

"I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,834
Re: Misheard lyrics.

Thought he same myself.


Also for Old Dan's Records I though Gord was saying Dam.
Forum: Small Talk 06-16-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Re: Inside Out A Ssense Of Joy.

Don't respond if you can't answer.


Plus I've asked in the YT comments section.
Forum: Small Talk 06-15-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Unsolved Myteries/Alex Cooper.

this is a full episode but there's one story that's interesting.

It's the 2nd story.


He explains that years earlier he was accused of robbing the office of the CP Railroad. Though know year...
Forum: Small Talk 06-15-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Re: Inside Out A Ssense Of Joy.

Thought I'd revive this and if anyone here has watched this by any chance know the artist's name?
Forum: Small Talk 04-23-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Doobie Brothers Another Park Another Sunday.

There's an interesting story to it.

It was released as a single but ended up not being a big hit for an interesting reason and it's B-side was Black Water which ended up being one of their big...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Re: COREY HART + Lightfoot

Guess he's a fan of Gordon himself.
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Re: San Francisco Examiner interview ''Grandpa dont take no holidays!''

I don't see why we should concern ourselves with how he takes care of himself.

That's his personal business.
Forum: Small Talk 02-19-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Re: David Clayton Thomas & The Shays.

Here's another witch I've posted a couple times before.



The Shays - Brainwashed .*****📌 - YouTube


Nice bass line in it.
Forum: Small Talk 02-13-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
David Clayton Thomas & The Shays.

Later became The Bossmen and David when to BS&T.



David Clayton Thomas and The Shays - Walk That Walk (1965) - YouTube


I'm not sure if this is a remake but it's either that or they...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Re: It's Time For A Summertime Dream.

Summertime Dream - YouTube
Forum: Small Talk 01-31-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Judy Collins 3 Grouches Song.

Anyone know what old folk song this was a parody of?



Sesame Street: Judy Collins and Oscar Sing the Three Grouches Song - YouTube
Forum: Small Talk 01-03-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Inside Out A Ssense Of Joy.

Was a 15 minute series of short films for children.


I'm posting this not because of the show itself but for the music that's being heard here.


There's a few songs sung by an artist who I...
Forum: Small Talk 12-23-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 892
How Do You Feel About This?

I've though about this on and off through the years and I'm wonder what many of you think about famous people including music people who bring children into the world?


I just uploaded a new...
Forum: Small Talk 12-23-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,433
Re: Christmas Songs.

Just found this upload from Us The Duo.



"December" by Us The Duo - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Re: From the vault - cbc tv

Why is it not available outside of Canada?
Forum: Small Talk 12-05-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,433
Re: Christmas Songs.

Here's one from Bob Seger.



YouTube
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 11-11-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,075
Re: Lightfoot covers

Think I might feel the same way or at least none of them compare to Gordon's actual version.


What's interesting is their maybe a lot of people who may only be familiar with the covers of certain...
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