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Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,017
Posted By RickC
Re: CASINO RAMA SETLIST/PICS/REPORT - Apr.20,2012

I was sitting on the left hand side a few rows up from the floor.... right beside the woman who sang along with every song. She did sing quietly and really didn;t bother me that much ... sort of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,017
Posted By RickC
Re: CASINO RAMA SETLIST - Apr.20,2012

One thing I liked was when someone shouted 'Rock on Gordie" or something like that. Gord replied by saying something like "No, this is folk music ... we play folk." (not sure of exact quote ). He...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,716
Posted By RickC
Re: This is so wrong....

I used to hear Poor Little Allison all the time on channel .... hmmmm ..... maybe the Bridge or Coffee House. Not that I'm complaining but I always thought that was a strange song to have on thier...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,392
Posted By RickC
Re: how to get his autograph

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chmilarcanoepics/6477918923/

Hey it worked!, I took photos during the concert but they all suck.

Any fans of Killarney Park or the North Channel check out the rest...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,392
Posted By RickC
Re: how to get his autograph

Hello all

The meet and greet was part of an extra package deal available at the time the sold tickets. At the time I think I was unsure if anyone else in my group would really be interested.
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Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,392
Posted By RickC
Re: how to get his autograph

Well I got the autograph as well as a picture.

I took your good advice as well as the advice of a truck driver and waited by the cars that were going to take the band to the airport.

I have...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,392
Posted By RickC
how to get his autograph

I'm going to see Gordon Lightfoot tonight in Sudbury ... front row seats. What is the best way to get his autograph? Does he sign after the show somewhere? I have a Lightfoot! album cover in good...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,073
Posted By RickC
Re: Windsor review

How do you clap to Don Quixote ? or Cotton Jenny ?
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2004, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,378
Posted By RickC
I just checked out the Massey Hall site. $80 to...

I just checked out the Massey Hall site. $80 to become a " friend of Massey Hall" ??
Why should I have to pay $80 for the chance to get good seats? B.S.! I'd be happy to pay more for good seats on a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2004, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,505
Posted By RickC
Thanks Gwen and Craig. Sorry for taking so long...

Thanks Gwen and Craig. Sorry for taking so long in posting ... just got rid of a nasty virus that shut me down for a week or so. I'll check out the artist you mention(ed).
Rick

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Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2004, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,997
Posted By RickC
Ronnie Hawkins recent comment about Gord being...

Ronnie Hawkins recent comment about Gord being stronger than a field of garlic got me thinking. What have other artists, performers said about Gord? Here's one of my favorites. It is by the Guess Who...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2004, 03:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,554
Posted By RickC
Imagery ... painting a picture with words I...

Imagery ... painting a picture with words

I have to agree with the Watchman. Seven Island Suite is one of Gord's best examples of his superb use of imagery. This song can take me back to every...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2004, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,505
Posted By RickC
Hey Dan, The Intended Talk about...

Hey Dan, The Intended

Talk about coincidence! I just came back from a camping trip on Manitoulin Island. I visted a gift shop and they had a CD display there. It featured Carl Behrend and his two...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2004, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By RickC
In the last verse of Too Late For Prayin' Gord...

In the last verse of Too Late For Prayin' Gord sings:

Guess we've all got problems of our own to bear
Yet still we share
Tomorrow
Could get better than today

Does "tomorrow" finish the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2004, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,400
Posted By RickC
Protocol Ordinary Man Too Late For Prayin' ...

Protocol
Ordinary Man
Too Late For Prayin'
Seven Island Suite

all combine excellent songwriting with a soulfull, passionate performance.

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On my second cup of coffee and I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2004, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,505
Posted By RickC
Thanks Valerie for the tip That sounds like a...

Thanks Valerie for the tip
That sounds like a nice song. Would love to hear it and maybe learn to play it too. I can't find it on WinMx , I guess I might have to buy the album.

Anymore ideas out...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,868
Posted By RickC
I wouldn't want to see Gord do a Xmas album in...

I wouldn't want to see Gord do a Xmas album in the same way others have done them. With all those same xmas songs ( eg. Anne Murray, Boney M, Harry Belafonte). Too commercial, too cheesy. However, if...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2004, 07:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,375
Posted By RickC
Rick strummin' and hummin' in Sudbury, Ont ...

Rick strummin' and hummin' in Sudbury, Ont

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On my second cup of coffee and I still can't face the day
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2004, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,505
Posted By RickC
Oops ... I was talkin' bout stationmaster's...

Oops ... I was talkin' bout stationmaster's posting " interesting reading " which linked to Rhino's liner's notes from Songbook.

Here's what Gord said about Seven Island Suite : "The entrance...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By RickC
sorry off topic I know .... Do they still have...

sorry off topic I know ....
Do they still have that cool Stompin,Tom mural painted on the back of Massey Hall?
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2004, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,505
Posted By RickC
I hope this isn't too off topic: I'd like to put...

I hope this isn't too off topic: I'd like to put together a CD of songs about the Great Lakes. I have Gord's Fitzgerald, Christian Island, and Seven Island Suite. and Stan Rogers White Squall.
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Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2004, 09:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,380
Posted By RickC
Just listened to CBC Fresh Air on my truck radio...

Just listened to CBC Fresh Air on my truck radio on my way home after a week on the road. They played all 3 songs he sang: Let It Ride, IYCRMM, and Diamond Joe by " Ramblin' Jack Rueben " ( not sure...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2004, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,079
Posted By RickC
I never seen Gordon Lightfoot in concert but am...

I never seen Gordon Lightfoot in concert but am making a promise to myself not to miss the next opprotunity. Would love to see him at Massey Hall. Just wondering if anyone has advice and info on...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2004, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,574
Posted By RickC
Just somethin' I was singing to myself a few...

Just somethin' I was singing to myself a few monthes back:
" Alberta bound, Alberta bound, The stanely cup's Alberta bound " LOL
Alas it was not to be

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On my second cup of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2004, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,244
Posted By RickC
Just some comments on the critisism of " For...

Just some comments on the critisism of " For Lovin' Me".

I like " For Lovin' Me " and " I'm Not Saying" just because they are chauvanistic.
I can't say that I share the attitude of the song but...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2004, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,574
Posted By RickC
Ferret Mike wrote : Build the mines, the...

Ferret Mike wrote :

Build the mines, the mills, and the factories, for the good of us all."

Suggestion; "Brought the culture of Europe and gave it root to a freer way of life."

For the good...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2004, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,284
Posted By RickC
I first discovered Gordon Lightfoot by giving a...

I first discovered Gordon Lightfoot by giving a few of my Dad's records a spin. Although he was never the fan that I am he did intoduce me to him. Now My 9 yo son loves to listen to the Edmund...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2004, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,446
Posted By RickC
I just found this site so sorry if I'm bringing...

I just found this site so sorry if I'm bringing up an old topic http://www.corfid.com/ubb/redface.gif . I just find it amazing that Lightfoot recorded this song which is unfortnately more revelant...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2004, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 76,389
Posted By RickC
Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald Why? Because no...

Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
Why? Because no other song in the world will give me goosebumps and send a shiver down my spine like this one does. Just the opening electric guitar notes is enough...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2004, 08:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,300
Posted By RickC
3ed vote for Don Quixote! And I thought I was all...

3ed vote for Don Quixote! And I thought I was all alone on this :) )

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On my second cup of coffee and I still can't face the day
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2004, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,446
Posted By RickC
Gordon Lightfoot recorded a song on his first...

Gordon Lightfoot recorded a song on his first album entitled " Pride Of Man ", written by H. Camp. I'm not sure if any other Lightfoot fans have noticed but the lyrics hauntingly echo the events of...
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