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Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2001, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,474
Posted By Rob Wells
I sure hate to rain on someones parade, but there...

I sure hate to rain on someones parade, but there is something that I feel I should mentioned. Last month I had a phone conversation with Barry Harvey, Gordon's manager. They, Barry and Gordon, feel...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2000, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By Rob Wells
Well, I've read all your posts and I have to let...

Well, I've read all your posts and I have to let you know that your all wrong. Something of a very personal nature occured that damaged Gord's voice. He's been under a doctors' care since the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2000, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,745
Posted By Rob Wells
"If people could look into each others eyes, ...

"If people could look into each others eyes,
What a wonderful place this world would be.
All strife would end,
We could start again,
And dreams like these should not pass on"

"If you see me...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2000, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By Rob Wells
Nope. Everything remains in the original keys. He...

Nope. Everything remains in the original keys. He does however, avoid the high notes like a plague. This year, the ending line of Beautiful is way low. He strains thru "The Songs of the future have...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2000, 10:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,286
Posted By Rob Wells
Realizing that anyone can post to this forum and...

Realizing that anyone can post to this forum and use whatever name they choose, I would like to verify that the posts are really from T.C. There has been some questions raised as to this person's...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2000, 06:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rob Wells
When you wind up changing your guitar strings...

When you wind up changing your guitar strings every month, tho you haven't performed officially in public in twenty years, but manage to get two hours a day in playing Gord's music just to stay in...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2000, 06:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,517
Posted By Rob Wells
Frank The best line from Gordon came from an...

Frank

The best line from Gordon came from an interview not a song. Something his Sunday School Teacher taugh him at a very young age.

"Do the best with what you got."

Truly the greatest...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2000, 06:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,286
Posted By Rob Wells
I know I'm coming into this a little on the late...

I know I'm coming into this a little on the late side, but when Gord Playing Grand Junction CO., I got to spend ,most of my time after the concert with Terry. What a Joker!!! I told him how much I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2000, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,681
Posted By Rob Wells
Oh, you changed it! I understand the tab you...

Oh, you changed it!

I understand the tab you used. I thought it was a reach to get that G bass on your origional response.

I'll try this. Thanks >>> THUMBS
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2000, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,681
Posted By Rob Wells
Is there anyone who can relate to me the lick...

Is there anyone who can relate to me the lick that follows each verse in the song restless. I just can't pick it out and I don't think he publishes his music any more.
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2000, 11:15 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 14,877
Posted By Rob Wells
Happy Birthday Gord. May the day be filled...

Happy Birthday Gord.

May the day be filled with just a little of what you have given to the entire World. I speak on behalf of not millions of fans, but billions. May God give back to you just 1%...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2000, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By Rob Wells
Did you know ??? The line in that song that...

Did you know ???

The line in that song that goes "I've been caught in the act, as a matter of fact (I'm even well known)..." was origionally sung with this lyrics - (I've even been stoned).

He...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2000, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,615
Posted By Rob Wells
Tom, My Sympathies. I've been married three...

Tom,

My Sympathies. I've been married three times and saw the passing of my Father-in-law.... three times. I know where you are and some.
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2000, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,020
Posted By Rob Wells
wayfarin' stranger, I hear that. But picking...

wayfarin' stranger,

I hear that. But picking a favorite Lightfoot song is like trying to decide which is your favortie finger.
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2000, 12:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,081
Posted By Rob Wells
Tom, I never considered "If Children Had...

Tom,

I never considered "If Children Had Wings" as a Christmas song. How did you come up with that?
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2000, 01:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rob Wells
Silver Heels, I must share something with...

Silver Heels,

I must share something with you about the last sentence of your post. I have a friend, her name is Kaki Hunter. Perhaps some of you may remember her from her acting days some fifteen...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2000, 12:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,525
Posted By Rob Wells
Fezo, You are so right on about the CRT on...

Fezo,

You are so right on about the CRT on the Sunday Concert Album. I would never take anything away from Terry, but Red's guitar work is totally awesome. Like you said the control and clarity of...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2000, 01:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,525
Posted By Rob Wells
I have to add that the guitars and cello's at the...

I have to add that the guitars and cello's at the end of "Your Loves Return" is an outstanding example of this thread. I have always felt that Gordon has used his musical talents to the fullest...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2000, 01:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,132
Posted By Rob Wells
Yeah and Amen! The beard was the best. But...

Yeah and Amen!

The beard was the best. But the mustache has kinda been like his trademark thru the Seventies. I think he looks great all cleaned up and all, but the boy needs that Mustache...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2000, 08:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,859
Posted By Rob Wells
Hey Everyone, I've been out of the loop for...

Hey Everyone,

I've been out of the loop for awhile but this topic keeps coming up and the discussion is always so very interesting..at least to me. Val, you say the Gord changed the line to "The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2000, 07:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,058
Posted By Rob Wells
My Dear Friend Wes, You know my prayers are...

My Dear Friend Wes,

You know my prayers are with you and Joey.
All will be well.

Rob
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2000, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,017
Posted By Rob Wells
This is so funny. I too am bless with a seventeen...

This is so funny. I too am bless with a seventeen year old. But I'm really lucky. The kid is into the classics. Pink Floyd, Blue Oyster Cult, and Santana. Go figure.

Rob
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2000, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,877
Posted By Rob Wells
Just a quick note to direct your attention to an...

Just a quick note to direct your attention to an article in Toronto's Globe and Mail on the other day. You can go to http://archives.theglobeandmail.com and search for Gordon Lightfoot.
Forum: Small Talk 06-07-2000, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,724
Posted By Rob Wells
Guys, I'm going to go with the Special...

Guys,

I'm going to go with the Special Events Center at the University of Utah, In Salt Lake City. It's a gigantic arena but the acoutics are totally unreal. The place seats 20k. Has a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2000, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,830
Posted By Rob Wells
Paul, I think you meant to address that last...

Paul,
I think you meant to address that last post to Wes, the Snow Cone King, but I agree with you. Gordon is in a class that is not just folk, but he does Country and other styles as well. He calls...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2000, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,985
Posted By Rob Wells
Char, It's one thing to hear someone doing...

Char,

It's one thing to hear someone doing Gord's music and trying to sound like him, but this really tops everything. He has Gord down so well it's disgusting, right down to the emphasis on the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2000, 10:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,318
Posted By Rob Wells
Chris, You're sooooo right. There are things...

Chris,

You're sooooo right. There are things that are just too private for anyone to know. That is why the writer must use some real discretion. This, by-the-way, was at the heart of the film...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2000, 05:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,705
Posted By Rob Wells
Wes, You and your cherry snow cones, I...

Wes,

You and your cherry snow cones, I swear....

Rob
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2000, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rob Wells
Guys, Gord's got some funny tricks he uses...

Guys,

Gord's got some funny tricks he uses for his 12 strings. He has the two, one tuned for a D tuning, as mentioned. But neither are tuned to a full E. Both are tuned down to an E flat to take...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2000, 01:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,318
Posted By Rob Wells
Chris, With all due respect, I have to...

Chris,

With all due respect, I have to disagree. Please let me use Robert Downey Jr.'s performance of Chaplin. Or Dwight Schutz as Dr. Robert Oppenhiemer and Paul Newman as General Leslie Groves...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2000, 11:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,318
Posted By Rob Wells
Bill On behalf of Florian and the other...

Bill

On behalf of Florian and the other Members I would very much like to extend the invitation for you to become a regular Member. Your input is very thoughtful and intelligent.

Rob
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2000, 11:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,705
Posted By Rob Wells
Wes, Somebody asked this question in another...

Wes,

Somebody asked this question in another thread back aways but I can't remember what the answer was. I have always felt that it was akin to eking out a living thru begging. The dictionary...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2000, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,820
Posted By Rob Wells
2much2lose, From an academic standpoint, I...

2much2lose,

From an academic standpoint, I now see clearly the Third Person references you are refering to. And I agree with you wholeheartedly. The problem I have is that over the years I have...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2000, 02:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,318
Posted By Rob Wells
Bill, Agreed. There are many obsticles to...

Bill,

Agreed. There are many obsticles to over come. First is convincing Gordon to let us do this. We could pool the resources. I'm sure of that. This would be a docu-drama. This would also be...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2000, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,318
Posted By Rob Wells
Isabella, Yeah, Like that. And this Semi...

Isabella,

Yeah, Like that. And this Semi pulls over after the opening credits. Gord lugs his guitar into the cab and puts it between his legs, resting his head on it.

Drive: Where you headed...
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