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Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Tarrytown Music Hall NY 13 May 2017

"my 100th Lightfoot performance... "

Very few could claim to have seen the Master 100 times. Just a handful I'd guess. Something to be proud of.
I reckon he owes you a drink John - that's a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,156
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?

And it’s a pleasure indeed to have the essence of your message proven by the subject. To assume that someone does not know what a Baronet is? - certainly not humble. Nor to link to Wikipedia -...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,156
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?

"just a humble Baronet "

Concise Oxford Dictionary :

humble :
1: Having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's own importance.
2: Of low social, administrative, or political rank....
Forum: Small Talk 08-18-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 987
Posted By Sydney Steve
Contender For Least Valuable thread

Hardly worth a thread…( but then based on the quality of some we see here I probably shouldn’t apologise!)

I was aghast that when the juke box was replaced in my favoured drinking establishment ,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,712
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: HELENA MT. - June 16-2015

Lost In Space Robot exclaims : "Succinct" ? " A succinct Fowlesian lecture /(called) guide ? Warning ! This does not compute Will Robinson ! "
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,712
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: HELENA MT. - June 16-2015

The "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald " was obviously a major tragedy but there is one thing that does not improve it.
Having to apologise to the not very humble Baronet.
Some time ago he referred...
Forum: Small Talk 01-19-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Judy Collins Oh Daddy Be Gay.

Getting old is one thing . Being over - sensitive about it is another. Lighten up. It was a tongue in cheek "in joke" - most of us are in the same boat .... I'm no chicken either !
Forum: Small Talk 01-18-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Judy Collins Oh Daddy Be Gay.

While I would never stoop to stereotyping Gord’s fans by virtue of their vintage I think many ,(including his US fans) can run their memories as far back as 1972.

A wonderful Irish gent ,”Gilbert...
Forum: Small Talk 11-18-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 954
Posted By Sydney Steve
Icewine Anyone ?

On Sunday night I shared a 200ml bottle of Lakeview Cellars Icewine Riesling (2007) - based on the Niagara Peninsula with my wife to celebrate exactly 2 years since we visited Toronto for an all too...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 932
Posted By Sydney Steve
Icewine Anybody ?

whoops this was meant to be in small talk. Pls delete Char.
Forum: Small Talk 03-13-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,143
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: spam?

Char, Mende & Dave both desrve $50 for living in Melbourne. This could be considered a pity payment.
Forum: Small Talk 02-02-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,406
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: The Mynahbirds-Rick James, Neil Young...

Try "Salt N Pepa" . I suspect that is the band you are after .They had a pretty big hit with "Push It" - a saucey ditty with an infectious hook on synth some years back .
Forum: Small Talk 11-13-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,169
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Witch of November

Oh THAAAAT Witch of November.

I thought the story was based on a derogatory title for Char as she flogs her Massey hall tickets every cuppla years !

(More seriously that was a good read.)
Forum: Small Talk 10-10-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,579
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Aussie papers' Headline Of The Year award

I can't take this sitting down !

"WHY I STUCK A CRACKER UP MY CLACKER" < Why would this need explanation -surely it surely normal behaviour especially in the NT (& probably Melbourne too come to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Amalgamating threads that are about ONE concert?

1 date /concert = 1 thread seems a perfectly sound principle as does the chronological idea . What have you been taking Char.? You're suddenly making sense ! There's not someone else who has taken...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,570
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: B.B.Kings-Manhattan NY-Wed.7-24,2013 SETLIST-PICS

Lesser known fact :

Far before the Internet was even a thought , if you look carefully around Toronto and environs you will find drawings and paintings etched both in bark and on the trunks of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,853
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Wilco covers the Fitz!

John goes for the bravery award with :

"..... in that case it is a shame they did not in advance invite Bob to join them on stage to do the Wreck, No on second thoughts good job they did not,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,703
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Order of Canada for Ronnie Hawkins-Gord thinks so too..

I am sooo going to steal one of the funnier phrases in that rant from Earl Mcrae i.e. : " ..who's been around since the Dead Sea was only sick,"....

Fabulous line.
Forum: Small Talk 05-31-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Sydney Steve is having a birthday!

Well I was sick for most of the day - but thanks Char . Still feel shocking today (time zone differences mean its 1 June here as I write this i.e. yesterday was the b'day). We suspect it was...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sydney Steve
Forum: Small Talk 03-10-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Sir John is having a birthday!

Better have the Fire Dept on speed dial . It will have to be a huge cake . Fancy the number of candles that will be required . He could set up his own wax factory afterwards !

cheers John.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,988
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Massey Hall - 2014

One of the more entertaining misunderstandings; Still chortling over that one.
I had never until then considered the term "bums on seats" in any other than the intended way but this is pretty damn...
Forum: Small Talk 01-18-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: 41degC (106degF) at Australian Open tennis

A positively balmy 46.5 C (115.7 F ) recorded as can be verified via the weather bureaus' website www.bom.gov.au , here in western Sydney half an hour ago.
I think I will try to ensure my...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,726
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Lightfoot to perform @ Benefit-Renascent House

You'd think Deb would remember 1991 quite clearly really wouldn't you M ? .....(being the year she turned 50 and all....)

Aaaah the safety of distance...... :)
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,726
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Lightfoot to perform @ Benefit-Renascent House

It's not nice to be rude to those who are somewhat impaired Char. You should take this into consideration (as I did recently by , for example, speaking more slowly so she understands ) . We all know...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,726
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Lightfoot to perform @ Benefit-Renascent House

Hmmm - as if you thought you could get off that easy. Plus as if you didn't write them down.

So which 10 ?
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,568
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Sydney Steve: Please say more about your trip

It's coming Dave. Just gotta get myself together a bit. Was major league lagged /disorganised etc -still getting the house back in order.

This is NOT best day of my life. First day back @ work...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,510
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Thurs.Nov.15,2012 @ Massey Hall - setlist & pics

Dave I deliberately tried not to poor scorn on our race by association by remaining incognito....well unless you count my latest pride and joy bought in London & worn on the night of the 16th concert...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,510
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Thurs.Nov.15,2012 @ Massey Hall - setlist & pics

Hmmm. Char clearly had some camera issues at the end of that night - or maybe......

Somehow it left Gordon looking fit (which he clearly is) but left me me looking fat/obese in the same shot -a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,510
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Thurs.Nov.15,2012 @ Massey Hall - setlist & pics

Oh PS. - and more seriously.
(Both ) back safe and sound a few hours ago. savagely jetlagged but otherwise good. The Lightfoot segment of our trip was, (to use a teenism,) an awesome experience ....
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,510
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Thurs.Nov.15,2012 @ Massey Hall - setlist & pics

Hmmm. Char clearly had some camera issues at the end of that night - or maybe......

Somehow it left Gordon looking fit (which he clearly is) but left me me looking fat/obese in the same shot -a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,145
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: how did Gord break his hand back in 1970?

Fortunately I was wearing my brown trousers and thus the stains were camouflaged when I first read this thread name outside on the main screen which alarmingly reads " how did Gord break his hand " ,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,416
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Toronto Life-Oct.2012-Q&A-Lightfoot

I am ultra pleased to hear he will be including CRT in the set as in recent set lists it has been a notable exclusion and I had contemplated that issue with some concern. I suppose it comes down to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,431
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Massey Hall 2012 AD

Oh no. Will he be in black & white ? I was hoping to see him in colour.
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,151
Posted By Sydney Steve
Re: Any ideas about these clips

Fascinating . Not.

Actually opportunity knocks. A forward thinking Dr. should leap on the opportunity and prescribe (in lieu of drugs) the reading of Johns posts for those afflicted with insomnia....
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