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Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Summer Time Dream

It was just one of those "spur of the moment" gigs that usually render pleasant surprises.
John was only in town for a limited time so we made the best of it.
The excitement factor kicks in and the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By lighthead2toe
Summer Time Dream

It happened yesterday. Just a very spontaneous occasion.

"Classic Lightfoot Live" lead singer, John Stinson called to say he was in town so we rounded up classically trained lead guitarist Paul...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Peterborough Festival of Lights - Aug.2001 CONCERT

This is really great. Big thanks Char. Priceless stuff. Forgive Me Lord; a big favourite. Time just seems to be put on hold when that one comes on. There's so much in there...
Forum: Small Talk 06-11-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,954
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Rembering Red

A very special memento from Red that I will always treasure.
Forum: Small Talk 06-10-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,954
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Rembering Red

My apologies for this post regarding Red being in the "Small Talk" section. Can't seem to ever get it right with computers.
I'm just too old to hear new chimes I guess.
There's no such thing as...
Forum: Small Talk 06-10-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,954
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Rembering Red

Today is the twelfth year of Red's passing. It seems like it was only yesterday though as the memory of Red and all his accomplishments live on for the many of us who are still listening to those...
Forum: Small Talk 06-03-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By lighthead2toe
NASA Guinness

Hi Folks.

This especially for my kind friend Lori Uffner if she visits this site.

I don't have the computer skills to put it on Facebook. Sorry.

Lori gave me this glass when she was in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: RADIO INTERVIEW - Paul Leslie-April 2020

What a wonderful interview. Thanks Char.
I loved how laid back Paul was and how he gave Gord all the time he needed to answer the questions. And they were great questions.
It was quite unique. Sort...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,641
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: NEW BOOK!-ONCE UPON A RED EYE-Life on the road with Gordon Lightfoot-Richard Hari

This really is a wonderful book. Being a slow methodical person I too am back for a second read.
Also as a huge Gord fan since the sixties it was most interesting reading about how Richard came...
Forum: Small Talk 03-06-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By lighthead2toe
Meredith Moon at "The Local"

On Tuesday night a few of us friends gathered at a pub in Toronto's west end called "The Local."

Meredith Moon was on the bill there to entertain the patrons with her own compositions together...
Forum: Small Talk 03-04-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Amadeus

It has become clearer to me that the decision to move this thread to the "Small Talk forum" was a good one as yet another addendum has come to the forefront of my brain regarding the "before the...
Forum: Small Talk 02-28-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Amadeus

Another point worthy of a mention also is the experience encountered by writer, Peter Schaffer upon entering the theatre in Prague for the first time. A good portion of the filming was done in that...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 02-20-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Kenny Ranklin Pussywillows Cattails.

Very nice soothing version. He captures the big picture here with that warm vocal ability; the four seasons effect, the images, the tranquility of it all. It's a unique song that came out in the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,276
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Terry Clements Memorial Service -update

Nine years now have passed since we lost Terry. His memory lives on though in so many of us to whom he provided so much enjoyment up there backing up Gord on the lead guitar.
Extended condolences to...
Forum: Small Talk 02-19-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By lighthead2toe
Amadeus

After discovering Amadeus is Gord's favourite movie I wanted to elaborate a little further and thought it best to move into the Small Talk forum as I tend to get a tad carried away when things start...
Forum: Small Talk 02-18-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Kenny Ranklin Silver Morning.

I really like his "Pussywillows Cattails." Great background photography. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Another New Song -- Why Not Give It a Try

This is a brilliant production as only Gordon Lightfoot can put them together.

The idea of integrating the very "Gordon Lightfoot" art work with the song clearly was well thought out and deserves...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Zoomer magazine cover boy again!!!

Knowing your level of interest in all this TG I'm sure you'll really enjoy it all to the fullest extent.

If you have the two disc set of Amadeus be sure to view the "Director's Cut" (Disc B) first...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Zoomer magazine cover boy again!!!

This really is a wonderful post Char and thanks so much.
I tried to do one on Facebook but couldn't get it to work out so I'm much more comfortable here.

Reflecting back to the reference...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

Great work Char. Keep it coming.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,735
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: HOT DOCS-Lightfoot doc.-interviews/photos/articles-Apr-2019-AND TV viewing info

Very nice song there TG. It was sometimes difficult to hear the complete lyric as the keyboard tended to over power the vocal from time to time but I could hear the sentiment and it's really great to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,735
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: HOT DOCS-Lightfoot doc.-interviews/photos/articles-Apr-2019-AND TV viewing info

Great work there Char putting all this up for us. I've watched the video several times and keep wanting to go back!
Being the rabid Gord fan that I am, I tend to get rankled when I read the negative...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By lighthead2toe
Belated Merry Christmas

Well here we are and the festive season is still with us so as usual it's "Merry Christmas to all and to all a Song For A Winter's Night."

I just watched the live stream video on the CBC of ''If...
Forum: Small Talk 12-09-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Ed Mullen has passed away

So sad to hear this very upsetting news.

It was Ed Mullen who responded when I made my original request to become part of the Lightfoot Family on the Newsgroup back in the day and we quickly...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 49,479
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Barry Harvey

Extended condolences to the family. Warm memories never leave us.
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By lighthead2toe
Happy 81st birthday

Best wishes to Gordon Lightfoot on his 81st birthday today, Nov 17/2019.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,900
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: The Fitz - 40th anniversary

Very sad thinking about this even after 44 years. The memory will always remain. Hopefully family members are able to find comfort by visiting this site. Extended condolences.
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,641
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: NEW BOOK!-ONCE UPON A RED EYE-Life on the road with Gordon Lightfoot-Richard Hari

This is most interesting and I'm really looking forward to the read.
I know Richard was with the Lightfoot entourage for many years and through some turbulent times as well. I've seen him from time...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: IYCRMM airing - WINDSOR,Ont. Nov.2 and 7, 2019

Absolutely John!
It's really great being able to see this. It sure takes me right back to that though forgone, wonderful era.
The guy with the premature receding hairline in the front row wearing...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: IYCRMM airing - WINDSOR,Ont. Nov.2 and 7, 2019

Kim Lightfoot is right on the mark here when she talks about the "mesmerized" effect Gord has on his audience.
I discovered this at the Toronto CBC studio 1968 live performance titled "Wherefore and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: ‘Bitter Green’

Having gotten my start back in the Gord, Red and John days I tend to favour the United Artists 3 disc set most of all.
The sound on those recordings is so crystal clear.

I'd have to say that it...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: ‘Bitter Green’

I'd say that background voice would have to be Gord. It's probably the one from the "Gord's Gold" recording. He was trained in harmony singing so he would know for sure which harmony would work for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Video -- Town 'n' Country 1969

A very nice treat. Thanks so much TG.
It sure takes us "back in the day." I remember hearing those Buddy Knox songs on the radio when I was in my teens.
It goes to show though the power of those...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By lighthead2toe
The House You Live In

I've been going through my vast collection of cassette tapes recently and came across one tape of Gord being interviewed by CFRB radio host Wally Crouter in the fall of 1980. Fortunately my 1995...
Forum: Small Talk 09-06-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Buffy St. Marie/It's My Way

Yes, it tends to come more prominently mid way into the song it seems. Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.
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