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Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,829
Posted By dray7austin
The Skip Weshner Interviews

A good friend of mine just recently found at Half Price Books a cd titled "Gordon Lightfoot, The Skip Weshner Radio Show 1968-1970". He purchased it for me and what a great gift it is. Not only are...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,674
Posted By dray7austin
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,674
Posted By dray7austin
Cold On My Shoulder album cover

Does anyone have any idea who the lady is standing behind Gordon on the Cold On My Shoulder album cover?
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,212
Posted By dray7austin
IYCRMM on the Blacklist

This past week I was was watching the American television series called "The Blacklist". Near the end of the episode as the actor James Spader walked in the woods thinking about his life, Gordon's...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,867
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Inspiration for Miguel

Yes Rob1956. I just played Loreena McKennitt's version on YouTube and I love it. Bravo! Bravo! Thanks my friend for letting us know about her little gem.
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,867
Posted By dray7austin
Inspiration for Miguel

I've just read this poem for the first time and it's every bit as beautiful as Gord's "Miguel". Many have probably already seen this but if you haven't yet, I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
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Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,274
Posted By dray7austin
Re: ...and the subject is...

I agree 100% with you Charlene. I love the format on this site. I don't post as much as I should here, but I try to read everything I can. This may be just me but I consider this the number one...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Lightfoot digs disco version of IYCRMM

Viola Wills version is remarkable. During that era I was never a fan of disco. But as I get older, many songs I've really come to dig. This is very good.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By dray7austin
Re: CANADIAN National Anthem-The Wreck comparison

Very interesting! Thanks for posting. Never noticed the falling 5th before but I most definitely will in the future. Thanks again.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,215
Posted By dray7austin
Where is Biscuit City?

I know this has probably been asked and answered before, but can anyone please let me know if there is an actual Biscuit City? I can only find very little on the net on why Gordon used this town in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,319
Posted By dray7austin
Lightfoot DVD's

I've noticed on YouTube that there is a "live" concert called Gordon Lightfoot Soundstage 1979 as well as another titled "Talking in Your Sleep". The later I'm told has been released on DVD as a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,608
Posted By dray7austin
Re: AUSTIN, Texas, June 21,2016

Melissa! Beautiful post. When I wrote mine above, I just didn't have the time to say all I wanted to. But your posting capture the evening as it needed to be told. I'm also glad that they are...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,608
Posted By dray7austin
Re: AUSTIN, Texas, June 21,2016

The above review is great except for one big thing it failed to mention. Gordon received three standing ovations during the course of the show and two more at the encore and then the end. That's five...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,344
Posted By dray7austin
Re: My Love For You & Gordon in Harry Tracy

Thank you everyone for your kindness and informative responses. Yes Sir johnfowles my name is David. I have been quiet as of late on this forum although I have been reading threads throughout the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,344
Posted By dray7austin
My Love For You & Gordon in Harry Tracy

This evening while eating out on s rainy Friday , I asked my wife what did she wish to do for the rest of the evening. Surprisingly, she told me that she bought a Christmas present of the dvd movie...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,305
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Stompin' Tom has died at 77

Out of all the tributes that I read here, I didn't see one that mentioned of what Tom thought about Gordon.Or what their relationship if any was like? I apologize if it was mentioned and if I just...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,246
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Lightfoot Museum in Orillia??

Does Orillia at this time have any bronzed statues of Gordon on display? Or anywhere else in Canada is there one? I would think Massey Hall would be one ideal place. Here in Austin, Texas we have a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Gordon Autographs

That's such a nice story Charlene of Gordon only signing his first name. As for my wife and I, our rule is always to have an artist autograph one item for the each of us. And always personalize it to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By dray7austin
Gordon Autographs

Hello everyone. I was hoping some could maybe help me in search of an answer regarding Gordon's signature. This past February when my wife and I met Gordon in Austin, he was kind enough to auotgraph...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 963
Posted By dray7austin
"Waiting For You"

I lie here awake at 3:30 a.m. unable to sleep. At such a time when I should be tossing and turning in frustration, there is such a calm that has engulfed me. A calm that I must contribute to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 917
Posted By dray7austin
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,872
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Thanks for Gord

Beautiful. So eloquently stated.
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,089
Posted By dray7austin
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Interview video - 39 years ago

Great video jj! Wow! Thank you for posting.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,226
Posted By dray7austin
A Song For A Winter's Night 2-11-14. Video.

Video of Gordon's encore, "A Song For A Winter's Night", performed at ACL Moody Theatre, Austin, Texas this past February 11th, 2014. Hope you enjoy.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,880
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Interview with Lightfoot-March.2014

Bummer. Just saw a current photo of Gordon on Facebook snapped on stage while in Wichita and a close up of his wristband shows it not to be one of ours. Oh well. I was hoping. In fact, I was positive...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By dray7austin
Re: St.Charles,Illinois-March 15-2014

Peter, I also know how you felt for I attended my first meet n greet a month ago. I had met Gord once before in 2007 waiting for him to leave a venue, but it in no way compared to the meet n greet....
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,880
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Interview with Lightfoot-March.2014

I could be wrong Char but the photo of Gordon that accompanies this article shows Gordon wearing a lime colored wrist band. I believe this to be the same wrist band my kidney recipient Jerry gave...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By dray7austin
Re: 1993 - Hamilton Spectator article

Thank you for posting Charlene. Great read!
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By dray7austin
Harmony

I'm here in bed as the night's beginning to make sleep with my tired eyes. Playing on my stereo is Gord's "Harmony". Although I've thought this quite often, the realization of this record possibly...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,160
Posted By dray7austin
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 03-10-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,793
Posted By dray7austin
Re: Circle of Steel- The Jigsaw Seen

Hi jj ! I am so sorry my friend for the slight. But I am so honored to know you and the others who take care of our fury little children. And thank you Charlene for posting the links above. The...
Forum: Small Talk 03-09-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,404
Posted By dray7austin
Re: 1940s Big Band vocalist Peggy Mann

I first saw this video of Peggy back in 1988 and fell in love with her that very day. She is just too adorable. Great video! Hope you all enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pd51sYZLMkA
Forum: Small Talk 03-09-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,404
Posted By dray7austin
1940s Big Band vocalist Peggy Mann

Hello friends. For those of you who are on Facebook and may also be Big Band enthusiasts, I am the administration of Facebook's "The Peggy Mann Tribute Page". Peggy was a very beautiful young Italian...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,640
Posted By dray7austin
Re: My Favorite Gordon Lyrics

Hi Moose, these lyrics you mentioned from "Wreck" have probably been the set of Gord's lyrics that have at touched me deepest in my lifetime. The whole song is a complete masterpiece! Hundreds of...
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