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Forum: Small Talk 12-27-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,701
Posted By Westernstar9
Re: and do they ever play baseball in stadiums designed for football?

The Colorado Rockies played at Mile High Stadium for a time.
The Los Angeles Dodgers played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum from 1958-1961.
(It also effectively ended Duke Snider's career.)...
Forum: Small Talk 12-22-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By Westernstar9
Re: Similarities-Haggard/Lightfoot

What made me a Haggard fan: In JAN 1974 I was listening to K101FM in San Francisco an easy listening station when for about a week they played "If We Make It Through December' at about 2-3AM. I was...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,540
Posted By Westernstar9
Re: bass on "Summer Side of Life"

Re: Session Players.

In some cases one not need even play on the session to be credited. Case in point: In the 1960's Merle Haggard used both James Burton and Roy Nichols on lead guitar. There...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,540
Posted By Westernstar9
Re: bass on "Summer Side of Life"

Rick Haynes actually played little on that album. Upright/acoustic bassist Junior Husky played along with electric bassist Henry Strezelecki. I am struggling with the spelling of Henry's last name,...
Forum: Small Talk 05-24-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,057
Posted By Westernstar9
Re: CMT 40 Greatest Men of Country Music

Tom T Hall is another name NOT on the list but should be!
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2005, 10:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,813
Posted By Westernstar9
Forgot to mention that the "Endless Wire" album...

Forgot to mention that the "Endless Wire" album cover was a photograph from Vegas...1978
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2005, 10:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,813
Posted By Westernstar9
Sheryl and Everyone, I'll be attending the...

Sheryl and Everyone,

I'll be attending the Saturday night show at the Orleans...Also staying at the hotel as well.

Feel free to contact me at trafficrules2001@yahoo.com


Would love to meet...
Forum: Small Talk 02-20-2005, 05:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,916
Posted By Westernstar9
"WesternStar" is the name of a former passenger...

"WesternStar" is the name of a former passenger train on the Great Northern RR that ran between Chicago and Seattle. It was the secondary run on that route behind the "Empire Builder". It was not...
Forum: Small Talk 02-06-2005, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By Westernstar9
Sounds like "Clash of The Iconoclasts"

Sounds like "Clash of The Iconoclasts"
Forum: Small Talk 12-31-2004, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,475
Posted By Westernstar9
Yes! A 'Hag' fan since 1973. Have seen him in...

Yes! A 'Hag' fan since 1973. Have seen him in concert a few times, lived near him in Redding, CA for a while and have heard enough stories about him to make me glad I never met him. Love his work...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2003, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By Westernstar9
I was listening to Gale Garnett's "We'll Sing In...

I was listening to Gale Garnett's "We'll Sing In The Sunshine" when it came to me that Gord's "Something Very Special" sounds much like it was written about the same love affair from the male point...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2003, 02:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,086
Posted By Westernstar9
October, 1972 at San Jose Civic Auditorium. I...

October, 1972 at San Jose Civic Auditorium. I was fortunate in that I knew most of his tunes as the acoustics were lousy. During the week they played high school and some college basketball games...
Forum: Small Talk 10-21-2002, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By Westernstar9
quote:Originally posted by notsocooldude: I was...

quote:Originally posted by notsocooldude:
I was sad to hear about the death of this fine songwriter. In fact yesterday afternoon on BBC Radio 2 I heard Mickeys version of 'American Trilogy' which I...
Forum: Small Talk 10-14-2002, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By Westernstar9
Though not a big fan, I have an old LP in pretty...

Though not a big fan, I have an old LP in pretty good condition. I believe it's "Frisco Mabel Joy". (I am not at home, so I can't check.) During an interview some years ago he said "I can't bend...
Forum: Small Talk 08-18-2002, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,931
Posted By Westernstar9
I've heard all the top brands mentioned here. I...

I've heard all the top brands mentioned here. I currently own a Martin J-40. Two years ago I sold my D-28 (I wish I hadn't) which was made in 1973.
This may sound sacreligious, but does anyone...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2002, 01:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,473
Posted By Westernstar9
"Song For A Winter's Night" and "Beautiful". ...

"Song For A Winter's Night" and "Beautiful". They're short, sweet and easy on the ears. I seldom play with a flatpick anymore, so fingerpicked tunes rate real high with me. I posted a similar...
Forum: Small Talk 07-20-2002, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By Westernstar9
I guess I am a prime example of what happens when...

I guess I am a prime example of what happens when one thinks Junior Samples is an American example of a poet laureate (sp?). I tended to simply sound out Young and add a silent "e". I stand...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2002, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By Westernstar9
A few weeks ago I made a bad joke about the...

A few weeks ago I made a bad joke about the availability of these CD's, and now I wish I hadn't. I joked that I had grabbed the final copies of ODR and DSR. That was several weeks ago, and no new...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2002, 04:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,637
Posted By Westernstar9
quote:Originally posted by telekidd: Well, the...

quote:Originally posted by telekidd:
Well, the first concert I saw was in 1974 (I think!) at Frost Ampitheatre at Stanford University. Having only just recently experienced my "Lightfoot Epiphany,"...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2002, 01:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,637
Posted By Westernstar9
October, 1972, San Jose Civic Auditorium. "Old...

October, 1972, San Jose Civic Auditorium. "Old Dan's Records" had just been released within a few weeks of that date. It was just Gord, Terry Clements and Rick Haynes. He opened with "The...
Forum: Small Talk 07-11-2002, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By Westernstar9
I mentioned rural sections of Younge Street as I...

I mentioned rural sections of Younge Street as I heard it ran for some 500 miles. I could have misunderstood that part. At any rate, is there any section of Younge Street that appears as follows:
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2002, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By Westernstar9
Yes, the pictures are great. But did you (or...

Yes, the pictures are great. But did you (or anyone else) notice that on the DSR disc, Barry Keane's name was omitted under "Basic Band"? His picture appears with Haynes, Clements and Charles, but...
Forum: Small Talk 06-17-2002, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By Westernstar9
For those of us who have never been there, would...

For those of us who have never been there, would those that have please describe Younge Street, both the urban and rural sections?

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Forum: Small Talk 05-30-2002, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,931
Posted By Westernstar9
What is your favorite acoustic guitar? It can be...

What is your favorite acoustic guitar? It can be one you own, one you have owned, or one you would like to own. Explain what is good about it.
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2002, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By Westernstar9
If given the opportunity to perform just one GL...

If given the opportunity to perform just one GL tune in front of an audience, which one would it be, and why? I ask this knowing that one's favorite tune is not necessarily the same one they would...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2002, 01:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,212
Posted By Westernstar9
"Did She Mention My Name" from the UA catalogue,...

"Did She Mention My Name" from the UA catalogue, and "Shadows" from the Warner/Reprise years. I think you'll find that our favorite albums have as much to do with how our lives were going at the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2002, 01:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,371
Posted By Westernstar9
"Too Many Clues In This Room" reminds me of the...

"Too Many Clues In This Room" reminds me of the Watergate scandal. The "clues" being the tapes. "When his crew threw his balls to the sharks" reminds me of the aides who cut deals to avoid lengthy...
Forum: Small Talk 04-26-2002, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,485
Posted By Westernstar9
Who's music (other than GL's) would you buy...

Who's music (other than GL's) would you buy without having heard it first?
Among that group of artists was there anytime you bought a record/disc and been disappointed with it?

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Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2002, 02:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,633
Posted By Westernstar9
"Always On The Bright Side" is a very pleasant...

"Always On The Bright Side" is a very pleasant tune. But I compare it with a case of "Highway Hypnosis" I once suffered while driving through Oregon on I-5. It was a nice ride, but I don't remember...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2002, 10:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,633
Posted By Westernstar9
quote:Originally posted by Gary: Hey I was just...

quote:Originally posted by Gary:
Hey I was just checking out the songs on the new one disc Greatest Hits CD due to come out in April. Not to rain on anyone's parade here, but how can you have a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2002, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,539
Posted By Westernstar9
quote:Originally posted by catmanron: Welcome...

quote:Originally posted by catmanron:
Welcome Ladysbird :) :)

Please ask us any questions you like, we will all answer, then argue about who is correct... lol.

I believe that Cathy Smith...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2002, 03:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,633
Posted By Westernstar9
As long as we're piling on here, I'll make...

As long as we're piling on here, I'll make another point:

I think it is safe to say that most of Lightfoot's fans are in the over-40 age group. Most of his fans have numerous albums and I'll bet...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2002, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By Westernstar9
A song about a Maritime disaster that claimed the...

A song about a Maritime disaster that claimed the lives of 29 men brought a couple together. Good luck!

P.S. If Freud were still living, he'd have to weigh in on this one!
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2002, 10:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,633
Posted By Westernstar9
I concur with Gord!

I concur with Gord!
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2002, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By Westernstar9
Have any Lightfoot tunes been present in your...

Have any Lightfoot tunes been present in your dreams? Either as the main focus of the dream, or as a backdrop.

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