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Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,365
Posted By BendRick
Re: Tony Rice

That's sad news about Tony Rice. I have two CDs of his, Tony Rice sings Gordon Lightfoot and Bluegrass Guitar Collection.
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,997
Posted By BendRick
Re: Try Firefox to access

Yes same thing here. I have Microsoft Edge, it doesn't work, have to switch to Internet Explorer. Emailed our webmaster but no reply.
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 32,199
Posted By BendRick
Re: misheard lyrics

In "The Mountain and Maryann," there is a line that goes:
All is well
As I swing up to the border bent for hell
And the service station man agreed I didn't look too well

Since the 1970's...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,803
Posted By BendRick
Re: HOT DOCS-Lightfoot doc.-interviews/photos/articles-Apr-2019-AND TV viewing info

Saw this movie/documentary today in a very tiny theater. Only 3 other people there. Outstanding movie, a must see for any GL fan. I got shivers / chills many times while watching. It's everything you...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,393
Posted By BendRick
Re: NEW BOOK!-ONCE UPON A RED EYE-Life on the road with Gordon Lightfoot-Richard Hari

Just finished reading this book. It was great! Such a great insight to the management side of musician concerts. Richard Harison was articulate in his praise of Gordon's generosity and creative...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By BendRick
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

I'm pretty sure it was my older brothers who introduced me to GL, with IYCRMM and Sundown. Later in High School a buddy showed me Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgeraldand it was all over FM radio.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By BendRick
Gordon mentioned on Jeopardy TV game show

Tonight (June 4) I saw Alex Trebec ask the genius contestants "whose songs included Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald and Christian Island" , and no one answered!! Are you kidding me!!
Forum: Small Talk 02-21-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,868
Posted By BendRick
Passing of Peter Tork

Peter Tork was one of the 1960's group called The Monkees/ I enjoyed their music when I was younger, his fellow band member Davy Jones died in 2012. RIP Peter.
Forum: Small Talk 01-05-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,350
Posted By BendRick
Passing of two musicians this week

Heard about the passing of "Captain and Tenille" Captain and Neil Young's ex-wife Pegi. RIP, and thanks for the memories.
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,631
Posted By BendRick

How can I add these songs to my computer? I see no option to do that. Is it a Canadian thing? I live in USA, Bend, Oregon.
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,608
Posted By BendRick
Re: What will Gord's new songs be about?

I would like to see Gordon make some songs about Canada's early history..the pioneer days, creating Fort Quebec and later the City..the settlers in the St. Lawrence River corridor, Between Quebec and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,893
Posted By BendRick
Re: Help required with a CD copy.

What is a "Long White Robe" ? I don't see it in my Bartender's Standard Manual. Perhaps Blackberry Wine would be more appropriate? Honeywood Winery based in Salem, Oregon makes an excellent...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,959
Posted By BendRick
Re: Video - Art Bell Interviews Gordon

Yes I listened to his radio show every night since about 1996. Up until 2006 then I lost interest. Some of his material was actually based in fact, some not. That's why it was fun to listen to both...
Forum: Small Talk 01-17-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,186
Posted By BendRick
Cranberries singer goodbye

I heard the news that Dolores O'Riordan passed away yesterday. I enjoyed some of her music back in the 1990's. . RIP.
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 31,707
Posted By BendRick
Re: LIGHTFOOT by Nicholas Jennings - Sept.2017

My brow did furrow when I read that paragraph in the Biography. As a U.S. Westerner, I just assumed "Rainbow Trout" was just another Canadian ditty, a sing-along song. My friends and family never...
Forum: Small Talk 10-03-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,640
Posted By BendRick
Tom Petty goodbye

Yet another classic rock-star has died. I liked Tom's songs especially after my niece Christy reacquainted me with his Greatest Hits CD back, in 1995? Now I play them all the time on road trips. May...
Forum: Small Talk 08-09-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,913
Posted By BendRick
Re: Glen campbell - r.i.p.

I'm a fan of Glen Campbell for his wonderful ballads and pop songs in the 1960's to 1980's. I saw him in concert at Sparks, Nevada on 3-28-1998. I still have 45's which have Gentle on my mind,...
Forum: Small Talk 06-15-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,843
Posted By BendRick
Re: Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) in Melbourne 13Apr2017

Jethro Tull was part of my growing up experience in the 1970's; my brothers enjoyed his music until they became fundamentalist Christians, and those albums were destroyed. However later in the 1980's...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,454
Posted By BendRick
Re: If Gord's Lungs Could Speak

I agree with you. Gord should have known what the smoking has been doing to him. Sometimes the smokers just don't care. They might have a death-wish or who-cares attitude, I think smoking is the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,622
Posted By BendRick
Re: HAPPY 77th Birthday to Gordon!

I just received and viewed the Video "Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch," a 1980's film. It's ironic I see it on Gord's 77th birthday. Thanks, Gord, good job!
Forum: Small Talk 03-05-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,580
Posted By BendRick
Pink Floyd/Justin Hayward on PBS

Did anyone else see the concerts, three hours long, showing Brit Floyd for 90 minutes, and Justin Hayward for 90 minutes? Outstanding performance by Brit Floyd who imitated Pink Floyd perfectly, down...
Forum: Small Talk 01-04-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,942
Posted By BendRick
Re: Snow In San Diego.

It should be said that San Diego County is a large county, it includes terrain all the way from sunny sandy beaches to chaparrel-covered hills to tall mountains to blazing hot deserts. I lived in...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 25,721
Posted By BendRick
Re: Who else are you listening to?

what's the deal with duplicate posts?? Duplicate reviews from different members.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,477
Posted By BendRick
Re: Words in Gord's lyrics & nobody else's

Dave, are you confusing Muskie with Muskeg? Muskeg is a swampy, muddy mess that traps wheeled vehicles, not just in Canada but also in Alaska and Siberia. Lee usually means the backside of something....
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,129
Posted By BendRick
Toronto Mayor and Gordon Lightfoot

Found this article about how Gordon Lightfoot commented on the Toronto mayor.
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,291
Posted By BendRick
John Kennedy and Gordon Lightfoot

Just a mention, that Gord did sing about that bad day in Dallas Texas, in John Fowles' wonderful compilation of early 1960's GL recordings, the "Warner Brothers Demos." That compilation may still be...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,704
Posted By BendRick
Re: GORDON will be 75 - BIRTHDAY WISHES - post them here

Gord, I grew up in the 1960's-1970's, and in 1975 a junior-high school friend turned me onto your music. From then on I collected ALL of your works. I've attended many of your concerts on the west...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,359
Posted By BendRick
Re: Fitzgerald ship brief mention

Yes, thanks, I was having trouble finding the link that day but I found it quickly tonight. Also I understand numerous news services may post the same AP article, here's what I found at NPR:...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,359
Posted By BendRick
Fitzgerald ship brief mention

Found an article about shipwrecks around the world polluting waters, they briefly mentioned Fitz, but I can't post the article to the group under new internet rules. It used to be so easy but now I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,514
Posted By BendRick
Life is fleeting--Slayer band member died early

LOS ANGELES (AP) Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman thought he was on the mend after a spider bite followed by an infection. He'd been writing songs with the band in anticipation of recording a new...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 22,015
Posted By BendRick
Re: Lightfoot on Fallon show

Checked the Jimmy Fallon Show website tonight, it shows Gordon as the Music Guest on both Tuesday & Wednesday, April 2 & April 3. That's what I saw,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,192
Posted By BendRick
Re: Gord on Dennis Miller

Regarding Dennis Miller's giggling, he does that all the time on his show. That's his style. His show may be of the Conservative view, but he throws in a fun aspect. Thanks Doug for this MP3. Any...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,370
Posted By BendRick
High cost GL CD's?

Hello, one of my older brothers, who was a player in my start to following Gordon Lightfoot in the early 1970's, told me that his old CD's had been stolen out of his car. I told him he shouldn't...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,215
Posted By BendRick
Re: What was Americas worst maritime disaster Poll

America's worst maritime disaster must be the General Slocum, sinking on June 15,1904 approaching New York with immigrants.. My 2009 World Almanac says 1021 souls perished.There were worse maritime...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,215
Posted By BendRick
Re: What was Americas worst maritime disaster Poll

Discovery Channel has a new series, "Great Lakes Warriors," where the ships and crews work in the Great Lakes. They featured "Wreck.." in the last episode and credited GL.
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