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Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2004, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,178
Posted By superiorsings
We had a teacher do Black Day in July for our...

We had a teacher do Black Day in July for our class when we studied cities, he brought the record in (may 76) then after the Wreck was on the radio in September,I borrowed the album with BDIJ to hear...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 80,451
Posted By superiorsings
I love the Wreck most of all, and any one of...

I love the Wreck most of all, and any one of Gord's ship songs. ( I can't imagine the juxtaposition of hearing it in Woolworth's as a previous post says)
Then Seven Island Suite and Ghosts of Cape...
Forum: Small Talk 09-12-2004, 07:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,939
Posted By superiorsings
I live in NH, originally from northern VT 2 exits...

I live in NH, originally from northern VT 2 exits from Quebec. Used to hear Gord all the time from Montreal. I've been to CA too
and often wish I could live there but I know I'd miss New England...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2004, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 62,442
Posted By superiorsings
One of my favorite songs, Marie Christine The...

One of my favorite songs, Marie Christine
The lighthouse shining from the rock
For the ship Marie Christine and all her gallant lot!
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,592
Posted By superiorsings
Just wanted to say that it's my favorite song on...

Just wanted to say that it's my favorite song on "Painter Passing." Whenever Boathouse comes up I gotta crank up the volume and sing along, it's such a fun tune.
I often skip past Country Singer to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By superiorsings
What I did was get Gord's Gold and Summertime...

What I did was get Gord's Gold and Summertime Dream. GG has his greatest hits
(the 1975 2 disc set, now on one CD) and you might be surprised that you know many of these songs already. Then SD...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2004, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,921
Posted By superiorsings
Did you notice there was one called No Mistake?

Did you notice there was one called No Mistake?
Forum: Small Talk 09-09-2004, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,169
Posted By superiorsings
Violet, with the Elgo bricks: That reminds...

Violet, with the Elgo bricks:

That reminds me of the orange drink called Orangina in the 1980s. I once had a bottle of it when it first came out and it was called Orelia. Reminded me of Orillia....
Forum: Small Talk 09-08-2004, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
Posted By superiorsings
No problem, LSH, I hoped all this goofball trivia...

No problem, LSH, I hoped all this goofball trivia would come in handy one day. Must be the piece was resurrected after 9/11 but was written way before that.
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2004, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By superiorsings
Hi Harmony I was 16 when I got into GL...

Hi Harmony

I was 16 when I got into GL because it was the year "The Wreck" was on the radio--I called it EFG, you can tell by my screen name that it is my favorite line in that song. I got the...
Forum: Small Talk 09-07-2004, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
Posted By superiorsings
Try looking up a guy named Gordon Sinclair, he...

Try looking up a guy named Gordon Sinclair, he was from Canada and he recorded this editorial (spoken, not sung) about Canada sticking up for the US because no one else did, it was recorded in the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2004, 07:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,459
Posted By superiorsings
Hey let's get the captain to take us to the Great...

Hey let's get the captain to take us to the Great Lakes! Have you seen the lighthouse shining from the rock? That was Split Rock Light on Lake Superior. Then after that we can make Whitefish Bay,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2004, 04:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,479
Posted By superiorsings
so, ummm, how do you say Penetanguishene??

so, ummm, how do you say Penetanguishene??
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,188
Posted By superiorsings
In Bitter Green, does the guy come back after she...

In Bitter Green, does the guy come back after she dies? I hate that!! What do you think happens in the song?
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2004, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,650
Posted By superiorsings
That GL song was written by Shel Silverstein....

That GL song was written by Shel Silverstein. Thanks for naming the recording artist. I've never heard it.
I don't know any other Lake songs unless they're by local artists around that area.
Cool...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2004, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,450
Posted By superiorsings
I'm going to toss this out to all you Lightheads...

I'm going to toss this out to all you Lightheads out there...I think Orillia is a nice name so I'm curious if anyone named their children or know anyone named after anything or place in a GL song....
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,018
Posted By superiorsings
I still like Couchiching because it's different! ...

I still like Couchiching because it's different! But all these years, I thought Orillia was on Lake Simcoe...the maps around here sometimes don't mention it, it looks like an arm of Simcoe rather...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,018
Posted By superiorsings
I haven't heard it all yet but so far I like The...

I haven't heard it all yet but so far I like The No Hotel and Couchiching, and No Mistake About It, all catchy. Cou. mostly because he mentions Orillia, and the tune just sticks in my head! Doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2004, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,367
Posted By superiorsings
This may not fit this topic, but every time I...

This may not fit this topic, but every time I hear "Only Love Would Know" I wonder why he sings WAY above his range on those last few lines about tears of passion. One can hardly make out the words. ...
Forum: Small Talk 04-05-2004, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,574
Posted By superiorsings
Tonight's the Night by Rod Stewart...GONG!!! ...

Tonight's the Night by Rod Stewart...GONG!!!

As we all know, that kept the Wreck from reaching #1 back in 1976.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2004, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,182
Posted By superiorsings
what about "the Last Time I saw Her?" in your...

what about "the Last Time I saw Her?" in your case, him.

The seeds of love lie cold and still
beneath a battered marking stone
It lies forgotten

If I really listen good, I cry.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2004, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,945
Posted By superiorsings
I LIKE Farewell to Annabel too! My favorites are...

I LIKE Farewell to Annabel too! My favorites are the ones with unusual intros or upbeat tunes such as

Oh Linda (Lightfoot)
Make way for the lady(Shadows)
Boathouse(Painter)
Fading Away(Waiting...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By superiorsings
that shmoe should go jump in the Great Lakes ...

that shmoe should go jump in the Great Lakes
(shmoe here meaning the initials of all five)
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By superiorsings
Oops, Borderstone, didn't mean to scare you! ...

Oops, Borderstone, didn't mean to scare you!
I'd never want to imply THAT! I was making a Don Quixote pun. "Striking up a knightly pose". Long may he live!
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,073
Posted By superiorsings
It's on his first one, Lightfoot! from 1966 and...

It's on his first one, Lightfoot! from 1966
and on the United Artists CD set of his first four albums. Great song too.
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2004, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By superiorsings
Thanks Char! That was interesting, both the...

Thanks Char! That was interesting, both the article and the info on Orillia, I would love to go there. I'm glad to see GL loves performing and songwriting above any honors that come his way. I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2004, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By superiorsings
Cool. Orillia is such a musical name. I forgot...

Cool. Orillia is such a musical name.
I forgot what Couchiching was, the lake is Simcoe. Right? I'll have to drag out a map!
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2004, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,306
Posted By superiorsings
Salute! There's not a klunker on the entire...

Salute! There's not a klunker on the entire album, and I love the title track.
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2004, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By superiorsings
Just wondering if there's any chance GL could be...

Just wondering if there's any chance GL could be knighted like Elton, Paul, Mick etc.
Even if he is from Canada.
2nd question: has he ever mentioned Orillia in any of his songs?
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,994
Posted By superiorsings
Other than the obvious ("Superior sings in the...

Other than the obvious ("Superior sings in the rooms of her icewater mansion...") I rather like the line in "Did She Mention My Name" that goes:

Is the home team still on fire, do they still win...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2004, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By superiorsings
I didn't see the other post because I started...

I didn't see the other post because I started rereading some of the old ones, from page 37 up to page 7 so found it after I posted mine. Still, a guy's got to be talented to be able to play AND...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2004, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,670
Posted By superiorsings
HA HA! I don't know how you got that but it gave...

HA HA! I don't know how you got that but it gave me a great laugh! Thanks!
I loved that!
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,782
Posted By superiorsings
Didn't this come up a long time ago, and someone...

Didn't this come up a long time ago, and someone thought it meant Scandinavian?
Just a guess.
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2004, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By superiorsings
Gordon Lightfoot has written so many great songs...

Gordon Lightfoot has written so many great songs and lyrics. Can you remember a time when he was on stage and actually forgot the words to a song? What did he do?

Also, I got to hear him do "No...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2004, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,872
Posted By superiorsings
WOW that was neat!!! I was in high school when...

WOW that was neat!!! I was in high school when that song came out and I couldn't get it out of my mind. I looked it up everywhere but the story was just too recent to find much info on, and many...
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