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Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2003, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By Brenda
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 05-06-2003, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,961
Posted By Brenda
Ordinary Man -- I agree completely with your...

Ordinary Man -- I agree completely with your comments about buying Gord's Gold thinking you're getting the best there is of Gord's music (even though it is a great collection of songs). I made that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2003, 02:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,083
Posted By Brenda
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 11-04-2002, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,609
Posted By Brenda
I recently bought a Dell computer and had a CD...

I recently bought a Dell computer and had a CD burner installed. I have figured out how to "record" music onto a disk -- now I need help from an expert on which is the best site to visit for free or...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2002, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,978
Posted By Brenda
Thank you, Dave. How lucky you were to be there...

Thank you, Dave. How lucky you were to be there and to hear "The Watchman's Gone" live. What a treat that would be. Thanks for sharing.

I get very annoyed with people shouting out requests...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2002, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,864
Posted By Brenda
Or, it could have been On-Tear-I-O, Oregon(which...

Or, it could have been On-Tear-I-O, Oregon(which is near the Or-EE-Gone border with Idaho, and is relatively North)...being an Oregonian, I'm sure that's what he meant, just as I'm sure that he was...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2002, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By Brenda
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: 5,636
Posted By Brenda
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: 5,636
Posted By Brenda
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: General Discussion 07-05-2002, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Brenda
I've not made it to Disney World yet, but reading...

I've not made it to Disney World yet, but reading your posts made me think of my reaction whenever I hear a Lightfoot song that I'm not personally playing -- like on the radio, in a store, etc. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2002, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By Brenda
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: General Discussion 05-13-2002, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By Brenda
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: 5,206
Posted By Brenda
"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: 7,361
Posted By Brenda
"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: General Discussion 03-03-2002, 02:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,629
Posted By Brenda
"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: 4,629
Posted By Brenda
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 Brenda
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: 4,629
Posted By Brenda
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 Brenda
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: 4,629
Posted By Brenda
I concur with Gord!

I concur with Gord!
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2002, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,692
Posted By Brenda
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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Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2002, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,659
Posted By Brenda
How about "Softly"/"If I Could" on United...

How about "Softly"/"If I Could" on United Artists?
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2001, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By Brenda
The one that comes to mind is John Stockfish. ...

The one that comes to mind is John Stockfish. Stockfish backed the late Jim Croce on a lot of his very early material. He really shows his chops as an outstanding bass player. Since Lightfoot...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2001, 02:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,858
Posted By Brenda
quote:Originally posted by Restless: I think...

quote:Originally posted by Restless:
I think it's okay to dislike Sundown. I recall, when I was younger, feeling uncomfortable with the lyrics...perhaps too risque! (Of course these days, compared...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2001, 10:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,858
Posted By Brenda
"Cobwebs and Dust", just because it's...

"Cobwebs and Dust", just because it's repetitious. And although it's probably sacreligious to admit, I can't stand "Sundown"!

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Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2001, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 77,862
Posted By Brenda
My all time favorite has always been If You Could...

My all time favorite has always been If You Could Read My Mind -- it just gets me every time I hear it. I don't exactly have a different favorite every DAY, but I do tend to get stuck on a different...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2001, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By Brenda
Sadly, I cannot. I had to work the evening of...

Sadly, I cannot. I had to work the evening of the concert and could not find a way out of it. But I couldn't bear the thought of Gordon being within a 20-mile radius of my home and not at least...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2001, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By Brenda
Woo Hoo! I got Gordon's autograph last night,...

Woo Hoo! I got Gordon's autograph last night, after his Portland, Oregon show! And I didn't faint or hyperventilate upon meeting him, as I have always feared. I've heard over and over that he is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2001, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By Brenda
I'm so jealous! Way out west here in Oregon we...

I'm so jealous! Way out west here in Oregon we don't get those Canadian TV shows -- or do we? I don't have cable or satellite TV. Does anyone know if the show Char describes is shown on a channel...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2001, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,267
Posted By Brenda
Do you know where he's performing? I've called...

Do you know where he's performing? I've called the Perf. Arts Center and they say they don't have him listed yet.
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2001, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,791
Posted By Brenda
quote:Originally posted by Steve: I am happy...

quote:Originally posted by Steve:
I am happy that Gordon's music is not played on country music stations. Most of them only play the overproduced, overhyped top 40 pap that is endlessly repeated on...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2001, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,791
Posted By Brenda
Lyrically, Gord's music is far too sophisticated,...

Lyrically, Gord's music is far too sophisticated, particularly for current country radio. Or any current radio for that matter. A few years ago, Gord's steel guitarist Pee Wee Charles left Gord's...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2001, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By Brenda
Silverheels -- Where is that picture you...

Silverheels -- Where is that picture you describe? I want to see that one!!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2001, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By Brenda
One of the things I love about the Songbook...

One of the things I love about the Songbook collection is all the photos that are included in the book that comes with the CDs. I think my favorite photo is the one of him sitting at his piano, with...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2001, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,578
Posted By Brenda
joveski -- You don't like his voice on Gord's...

joveski -- You don't like his voice on Gord's Gold I? That's always been one of my favorite albums! Combine that voice (which, for me, has launched 1,000 fantasies)with the pictures on GGI of Gord,...
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