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Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,140
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: 72
Views: 6,140
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: 119
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: 367
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: 46,309
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: 435
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: 7,963
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: 17
Views: 1,403
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: 677
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: 677
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: 557
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: 557
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: 504
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: 319
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: 474
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.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: New Video Just Posted: Gordon Lightfoot: Don Quixote and Ode to Big Blue Intros R

Yes, this is really wonderful and a joy for us all here. It's a great feeling just to pick up the guitar and be able to make those sounds ( or even come in close).
It's clear you put a lot of work...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: New Video Is Here!: Gordon Lightfoot: Ode to Big Blue Finale Recreated

It's well appreciated here that's for sure. The combined two threads on this subject now have garnered more than one thousand views since early July.
Clearly there are many guitar enthusiasts...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,962
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: John Stockfish

Here were are again on what seems to be an endless journey down memory lane, never forgetting those who left an impact on our lives along the way.

All wonderful memories to be forever treasured.
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: New Video Is Here!: Gordon Lightfoot: Ode to Big Blue Finale Recreated

We most definitely are having fun!

Enter number two..
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: New Video Is Here!: Gordon Lightfoot: Ode to Big Blue Finale Recreated

This is brilliant!
I'm going to have a "whale of a time" swimming around this one. I know I'll never be able to accomplish what the amazing video shows but it sure will keep my mind focused on what...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,566
Posted By lighthead2toe
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Red Shea High String Guitar Youtube Video

This is most exciting. Thanks again.
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Red Shea High String Guitar Youtube Video

Ii you can post that complete ending of "Ode To Big Blue" I will have it on constant repeat till I can no longer flap my fins!
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Red Shea High String Guitar Youtube Video

It's clear that this thread has generated a huge interest with more than two hundred views in only one month. This is the kind material that many Gordon Lightfoot fans appreciate and word spreads...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Red Shea High String Guitar Youtube Video

Wow! Thanks so much for posting this horizonfound. What a wonderful treat seeing it for real. For those of us who have over the years unsuccessfully tried to capture that sound on our instruments, or...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story

Wow! This really is incredible stuff!

Can't thank you enough for putting it up here.
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 32,661
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Red Shea has died-June 2008

Here we are again. Now eleven years since we lost Red Shea. His memory sure does live on amongst us though.
Always trying to get into things more happy than blue.
Wonderful memories watching all...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,140
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: TORONTO SUN-HOT DOCS-Lightfoot interview-Apr.4-2019

Wow! This really is great stuff. Thanks for the sharing. Keep up the great work there Char.
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,046
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: LIVING ARTS CENTRE-Mississauga-April15,2019 setlist/videos

This was a wonderful concert and thanks Char and Lisa for sharing these great videos etc. with us.
Our guest, Peter, from Germany was here for this one together with his son, Benjamin. Peter had...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,954
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: LIGHTFOOT by Nicholas Jennings - Sept.2017

Great stuff Char.
Thnx for keepin' it movin'.
The music carries on!

It's Hanover, Ont. April 5th with "Classic Lightfoot Live" and then "Gordon Lightfoot Live" in Mississauga on April 15th.
...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 03-05-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,566
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Don Quixote - Brian Ekard & co.

A most pleasurable treat here guys. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: CLOSER magazine interview-March 2019

I'm thinking the song Gord mentions he's working on here, "Easy Flo" revolves around "Florence Nightingale," the founder of modern nursing.
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: San Francisco Examiner interview ''Grandpa don’t take no holidays!''

A retired letter carrier friend who lives in my neighbourhood delivered mail in the Bridal Path area of Toronto where Gord lives.
Mike is a huge fan and he told me he hoped some day to meet Gordon...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: British guitarist analyzes/speaks on LIGHTFOOT music

Thanks so much for posting this on Corfid Char.

I wanted to share this particular video with all fans but I'm never sure how many I reach with the posts I make on Facebook as technology is...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: CLOSER magazine interview-March 2019

What an amazing guy!
For someone like me who came through the Steele's Tavern, Riverboat era it's hard not to consider Gordon Lightfoot as a mentoring force in life especially when it comes to...
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