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Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2001, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,344
Posted By Lightfoot678
Nori I agree with what has been stated...

Nori

I agree with what has been stated previously by Young Stranger and Catmanron about getting into Gordon's music. Buy those albums and also pick up the 2-cd set The United Artists Collection...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2001, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By Lightfoot678
Regarding the re-recordings of his UA work on GG....

Regarding the re-recordings of his UA work on GG. I have to say in a way that the difference in the recordings kinda highlights the difference between his 60s recordings and his recordings for WB in...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2001, 10:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,417
Posted By Lightfoot678
For some reason, May I never did all that much...

For some reason, May I never did all that much for me. It's good. But I never really got into it

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When the green dark forest was too silent to be real.
Forum: Small Talk 02-14-2001, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,030
Posted By Lightfoot678
May everyone here have a happy Valentines day...

May everyone here have a happy Valentines day with the ones you love

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When the green dark forest was too silent to be real.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2001, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,178
Posted By Lightfoot678
Regarding Waiting For You it has not been...

Regarding Waiting For You it has not been deleted. But it is getting harder to find in chain record stores like Camelot (Which overcharges for CDs anyway). The local Best Buy ib\n my area did have...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2001, 11:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,040
Posted By Lightfoot678
Regarding Canadian Railroad Trilogy. That song is...

Regarding Canadian Railroad Trilogy. That song is one of my all time favorites. Everything about it is great. The lyrics, the guitar playing, the tempo changes. That song proves that Gord is a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2001, 11:15 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 18,409
Posted By Lightfoot678
A song that I think would sound really good...

A song that I think would sound really good recorded by Gorodn would be Bruce Springsteens "I'm On Fire". Also Neil Young's "Old Man"

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Look into his shining eyes and if you see...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2000, 09:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,426
Posted By Lightfoot678
Florian First off Merry Christmas to you and...

Florian

First off Merry Christmas to you and everyone

As most of you know I haven't been around this message board that often lately, mainlly on account of college. However I do pop in at times...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2000, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,829
Posted By Lightfoot678
Actually I was thinking of this quite recently. I...

Actually I was thinking of this quite recently. I started calling to mind familiar Christma songs like "Little Drummer Boy" and imagining what they would sound like if Gord sang them.

If you...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2000, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,972
Posted By Lightfoot678
I'd pick either If You COuld Read My Mind...

I'd pick either If You COuld Read My Mind (personal) or Canadian Railroad Trilogy (political).For those who are romantic I'd choose Song For A WInters Night.

Other top choices

Black Day In July...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2000, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,764
Posted By Lightfoot678
Wanted to say a very merry Vhristmas and Happy...

Wanted to say a very merry Vhristmas and Happy Hannukah and Happy Kwanza etc to everyone on this board. Happy New Year too.



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Look into his shining eyes and if you see a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2000, 08:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,584
Posted By Lightfoot678
To the tune of "For Lovin Me". In honor of the...

To the tune of "For Lovin Me". In honor of the winner

That's what you get for voting me
That's what you get for voting me
Everything you had is gone
As you can see
That's what you get for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2000, 11:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,584
Posted By Lightfoot678
Coming to you directly from the recount state ...

Coming to you directly from the recount state

The legend lives on from Palm Beach on down
Of the ballot they claim was so easy
George Bush it is said
Never gives up his dead
When Al Gore's...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2000, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,457
Posted By Lightfoot678
For me it's the last three on the first CD of the...

For me it's the last three on the first CD of the UA Collection. Song For A Winters Night/Canadian Railroad Trilogy/The Way I Feel (2)

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Look into his shining eyes and if you see...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2000, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By Lightfoot678
Out of all the choices I'm going to suggest Neil...

Out of all the choices I'm going to suggest Neil Young. Not so much musically (And I don't mean this as a knock against Gord). But I can't really see Gord hopping from playing an acoustic folk song...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2000, 11:28 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 14,281
Posted By Lightfoot678
Dear Gordon I am writing this to wish you a...

Dear Gordon

I am writing this to wish you a wonderful birthday. My name is Jeff Wilder and I am a 22 year old college student in Florida. I have listened to your music since I was 4 or 5 years...
Forum: Small Talk 10-06-2000, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,472
Posted By Lightfoot678
Criminy. Who moved all the furniture while I was...

Criminy. Who moved all the furniture while I was gone?

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Look into his shining eyes and if you see a ghost don't be surprised......Listen to the strings. That jangle and dangle...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2000, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,900
Posted By Lightfoot678
Favorite Lightfoot era? By far 1965-1976 ...

Favorite Lightfoot era? By far 1965-1976

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Look into his shining eyes and if you see a ghost don't be surprised......Listen to the strings. That jangle and dangle while the old...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2000, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By Lightfoot678
Also. Down here in Florida people complain about...

Also. Down here in Florida people complain about hurricanes a lot. Well the Great Lakes can produce storms as devestating as Florida hurricanes or Pacific typhoons.


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Look into...
Forum: Small Talk 04-17-2000, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,798
Posted By Lightfoot678
Regarding covers I realized another good song for...

Regarding covers I realized another good song for Gord to cover would be "Southern Cross" by Crosby Stills and Nash.

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Look into his shining eyes and if you see a ghost don't be...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2000, 06:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,534
Posted By Lightfoot678
Does anyone have Gordon Lightfoot fantasies. If...

Does anyone have Gordon Lightfoot fantasies. If so then post them here.


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Look into his shining eyes and if you see a ghost don't be surprised......Listen to the strings. That...
Forum: Small Talk 03-28-2000, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,704
Posted By Lightfoot678
Well the speech got delayed by 5 days (counting...

Well the speech got delayed by 5 days (counting the weekend too). I gave it today and it went without a hitch. After class I wound up loaning "Summertime Dream" to a girl in the class who loved the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2000, 05:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,701
Posted By Lightfoot678
To Geo Regarding his voice changing I'd like...

To Geo

Regarding his voice changing I'd like to point something out to you. It's called AGING. He has gotten older. His voice has changed. But it still sounds good (listen to "A Painter Passing...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2000, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,544
Posted By Lightfoot678
"Yarnmouth" is great. But "Wreck" is still my...

"Yarnmouth" is great. But "Wreck" is still my favorite. "Wreck" still rips me open emotionally every time I hear it. But I agree about Gordon being a poet. We know him now mainly as a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2000, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,992
Posted By Lightfoot678
Maybe we could also do that for the live album we...

Maybe we could also do that for the live album we were suggesting. Of course that one would have to be done with Gord's full cooperation.

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Look into his shining eyes and if you...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2000, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,992
Posted By Lightfoot678
Maybe we could also do that for the live album we...

Maybe we could also do that for the live album we were suggesting. Of course that one would have to be done with Gord's full cooperation.

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Look into his shining eyes and if you...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2000, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,736
Posted By Lightfoot678
According to an article I read in Acoustic Guitar...

According to an article I read in Acoustic Guitar magazine a few months back Gord is planning to reissue those on CD at some point in the near future. Of course if I find a vinyl copy of any of them...
Forum: Small Talk 03-22-2000, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,704
Posted By Lightfoot678
Hello Everyone Tomorrow in my college public...

Hello Everyone

Tomorrow in my college public speaking class I am going to be giving an informative speech on the Edmund Fitzgerald. In the speech I am going to be mentioning Gordons song of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2000, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,209
Posted By Lightfoot678
The LA Punk Band Clawhammer did a cover of...

The LA Punk Band Clawhammer did a cover of "Sundown" in 1990. Also Sarah Mclachlan covered "Song For A Winters Night". Pearl Jam and Jewel have covered "If You Could Read My Mind" in concert. There...
Forum: Small Talk 03-18-2000, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,798
Posted By Lightfoot678
I was thinking. In addition to being a major fan...

I was thinking. In addition to being a major fan of Gordon Lightfoot I am also a huge Neil Young fan. I was listening to Neil earlier and I was thinking that it would be good if Gord were to cover...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2000, 07:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,502
Posted By Lightfoot678
Okay. Here is how my dream Gordon Lightfoot live...

Okay. Here is how my dream Gordon Lightfoot live album/concert would be assembled.

The album would begin with the band playing the intro from the song and then Gordon would sing "Get out Old Dans...
Forum: Small Talk 03-17-2000, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,798
Posted By Lightfoot678
Okay Florian. The Band consisted of Rick Danko,...

Okay Florian. The Band consisted of Rick Danko, Robbie Robertson, Richard Manuel and Levon Helm. For a good majority of the 60s they backed up Ronnie Hawkins and Bob Dylan. Find out more at...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2000, 05:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,701
Posted By Lightfoot678
In response to the "disappointed" guy. You missed...

In response to the "disappointed" guy. You missed out on an opportunity I would love to have had. Walking out only after 5 songs and then critcizing the show to me falls into the category of yelling...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2000, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,923
Posted By Lightfoot678
Algeh A suggestion for getting the UA albums...

Algeh

A suggestion for getting the UA albums on CD. Pick up the United Artists Collection. It's got all of the music from the UA albums on it except for Sunday Concert (I'm with Floria on that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2000, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,923
Posted By Lightfoot678
Algeh A suggestion for getting the UA albums...

Algeh

A suggestion for getting the UA albums on CD. Pick up the United Artists Collection. It's got all of the music from the UA albums on it except for Sunday Concert (I'm with Florian on that...
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