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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2005, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by DiggerBoy: You know...

quote:Originally posted by DiggerBoy:
You know what guys, you are absolutely right. It's not about the monetary value of Gord's albums, but the, personal value of his albums. If all of Gord's LP's...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 30
GL
Views: 3,197
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Linda: Hi...

quote:Originally posted by Linda:
Hi Aime_41....I'm so glad I found this site..your right..I wonder is there ever an award that could be worthy of what he has given us over the years...even today?...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,768
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by DiggerBoy: My dad...

quote:Originally posted by DiggerBoy:
My dad used to have every Lightfoot album ever made on vinyl. He used to keep them downstairs in the closet and I thought they were the coolest things ever....
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by violet Blue Horse: ...

quote:Originally posted by violet Blue Horse:
Priceless? Y'all don't move often do ya? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif

I was trying to decide just the other day how badly I want to keep...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2005, 04:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,768
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by TC: Hey all! I...

quote:Originally posted by TC:
Hey all! I think I posted here about a million years ago. Anyway, About 10 years ago I went on a obsessive quest to obtain all of Gords vinyl. I figured as long as...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2005, 10:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,768
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by bjb: How about...

quote:Originally posted by bjb:
How about donating them to a library or old folks home? (Is it politically correct to say "old folks"?) No offense intended http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2005, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Sentimental: To me,...

quote:Originally posted by Sentimental:
To me, they are both priceless! I know, that sounds hokey. http://www.corfid.com/ubb/rolleyes.gif

I don't think that's hokey. Most of my vinyls
are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 11:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Sentimental: Aime, I...

quote:Originally posted by Sentimental:
Aime, I think you are the jewel. You have such a way of expressing you thoughts about GL. You say so eloquently the same feelings I have about the man. I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,457
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by TheWatchman: Here's...

quote:Originally posted by TheWatchman:
Here's a good start.
http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-68-743

Oh,WOW!!!! Thank you SO much!!!!!! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 09:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by charlene: Orillia ia...

quote:Originally posted by charlene:
Orillia ia a lovely town - very pretty, quiet - great summer spot on the lake and in winter it's beatiful. The whole area is a gorgeous part of Ontario and it's...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by talbot10: I pretty...

quote:Originally posted by talbot10:
I pretty much figured I was the only GL fan in NY state prior to the internet. The concerts in NY city would sell out but all year long I could not find another...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Borderstone: Hey...

quote:Originally posted by Borderstone:
Hey Bill! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif Been reading those "B.C." comics again have you?? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif Didja invent the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 03:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by BILLW: Before the...

quote:Originally posted by BILLW:
Before the internet I used to chisel granite tablets with messages and drop them in the ocean and wait for a reply. Sadly I never heard from anyone except The...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by jj: i don't think...

quote:Originally posted by jj:
i don't think Don Messer could sing either, lol...so he fiddled around istead http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif

i remember Charlie and Marg being the main...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by jj: i don't think...

quote:Originally posted by jj:
i don't think Don Messer could sing either, lol...so he fiddled around istead http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif

i remember Charlie and Marg being the main...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 10:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by jj: wow, i guess i'm...

quote:Originally posted by jj:
wow, i guess i'm not surprised but i can't be the only one who was surrounded by GL music and GL discussions growing up...to the point that it was taken for granted,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 10:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by SilverHeels: Living...

quote:Originally posted by SilverHeels:
Living in the UK - England - Lightfoot became a rarity after the 70s. I used to listen/talk Gord with my girlfriend until she moved to the US. After that, I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 09:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Gord: I never talked...

quote:Originally posted by Gord:
I never talked to anyone else about Lightfoot when I was a child, when I did open my mouth about it I was scorned, shamed and ridiculed for even admitting I listened...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 09:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Sentimental: My...

quote:Originally posted by Sentimental:
My brother had some of his albums and that is where I first heard him. I never knew of any other fans. When I was 13, I tryed to get my best friend to love...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 08:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by charlene: I never...

quote:Originally posted by charlene:
I never knew any other fans - some relatives enjoyed his music but never attended any concerts. All thought I was slightly daft - even back in the 70's. Perhaps...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2005, 12:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,553
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by idlt4: does the name...

quote:Originally posted by idlt4:
does the name black day in july mean that the riot happened at night?

Probably the word "black" is used to describe
the horrific nature of the crimes. But, the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Suzi: "Goldmine" - I...

quote:Originally posted by Suzi:
"Goldmine" - I loved that magazine. It came out every two weeks and it seemed like it took two weeks to read everything listed. (The type was so small.)

I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2005, 11:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Borderstone: Hi...

quote:Originally posted by Borderstone:
Hi Aime! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif You know,I'd imagine before any Gordon sites came up,only fans that attended concerts and maybe close friends &...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,163
Posted By JohnBellardJr
Just curious, did many of you communicate with...

Just curious, did many of you communicate with each other before the internet??? In Toronto, it was probably much easier than for fans in other parts of the world. Right?
Can remember once a year...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2005, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
GL
Views: 3,197
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by djb: Heck, I...

quote:Originally posted by djb:
Heck, I started listening to him so early in life, I can barely remember life BEFORE Gord. http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif



You mean that there was...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2005, 03:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,553
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Kilgore: I would...

quote:Originally posted by Kilgore:
I would think he meant a bad day when he sings black day. The word black in this case has nothing to do with race.

Gord has always been aware in his songs of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,553
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by miketouhy: Valeree...

quote:Originally posted by miketouhy:
Valeree once said to me durring the time she operated her tribute site to him he was or might of been critisized for his song and perhaps a bit of predjudice...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2005, 10:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,426
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by gwen snyder: welcome...

quote:Originally posted by gwen snyder:
welcome sentimental,
you have seen the man in concert quite a few times that is very good! Hopefully you will see him again soon.

Welcome Sentimental! So...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2005, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,048
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by charlene: posted on...

quote:Originally posted by charlene:
posted on the J.P.Cormier message board:
RE: Bitter Green (my first Lightfoot 45...) The heroine of the story is supposed to be the mother of Gabriel Dumont,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,474
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by GJA: I was in 8th...

quote:Originally posted by GJA:
I was in 8th grade but at home with home schooling because of surgery. Mother had went up town for something and I was at home watching "As the World Turns" when...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2005, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,589
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Borderstone: CD's?...

quote:Originally posted by Borderstone:
CD's? No. Vinyl? Oooooooh yeah! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/rolleyes.gif

Played the heck out of 'em after i got my first GL's in '93!


I think my...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2005, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 77,826
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Florian: What is...

quote:Originally posted by Florian:
What is your favorite Lightfoot Song & Why?

(topic originated by Wes Steele)


[This message has been edited by Florian (edited February 26, 2000).]

Have...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2005, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,589
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by TheWatchman: yes. ...

quote:Originally posted by TheWatchman:
yes.

Yes, and this is pretty much dating myself, but had to replace MANY vinyls in the early years.

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Aime_41
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,322
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Rona: I'm...

quote:Originally posted by Rona:
I'm interested, just not terribly computer literate. What do I need to do??
(By the way, ladies: I found an old box in the attic today when I was putting away...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,322
Posted By JohnBellardJr
quote:Originally posted by Sheryl Klein: No...

quote:Originally posted by Sheryl Klein:
No problem -- and did you notice, that it was ME who first had the wicked thoughts?? So, if we're not going with a Hawaiian shirt, perhaps some polka-dotted...
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