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Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,001
Posted By Ken Theriot
I saw Gordon Lightfoot for the first time last...

I saw Gordon Lightfoot for the first time last night in Austin. It was a pretty amazing night on many counts. First, it was at an outdoor venue and the forecast was thundershowers all through the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,231
Posted By Ken Theriot
Thanks Cathy! Ken

Thanks Cathy!

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,231
Posted By Ken Theriot
Thanks Minstrel Man! Sheesh. Ken

Thanks Minstrel Man! Sheesh.

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,231
Posted By Ken Theriot
I was running sound for Heather Dale and Ben...

I was running sound for Heather Dale and Ben Deschamps (they are from Toronto) last night in Austin. We got to talking about Gordon Lightfoot, and they said he had to have a tracheotomy a few years...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,172
Posted By Ken Theriot
What is Seligball? -K

What is Seligball?

-K
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,172
Posted By Ken Theriot
Cathy, I agree that somehow his voice does...

Cathy,

I agree that somehow his voice does sound better on Harmony than on APPT. I watched the IL video and listened to some of the clips on itunes. The human body is an amazing thing.

I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,172
Posted By Ken Theriot
About the same age now as Gordon was when he...

About the same age now as Gordon was when he recorded APPT.

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,172
Posted By Ken Theriot
He's supposed to be in Austin in July, according...

He's supposed to be in Austin in July, according to the schedule on the .ca site. We totally plan on going. I feel so cheated by life that I never got to see Stan Rogers before he died. I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,172
Posted By Ken Theriot
Thanks Cathy! Watchman, Here is my story. I...

Thanks Cathy! Watchman, Here is my story. I bought the CD around 1999 or so, when I wasn't a true fan. I was aware of the hits from when I was growing up, so I didn't really notice how really...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,172
Posted By Ken Theriot
I just listened to "A Painter Passing Through,"...

I just listened to "A Painter Passing Through," and was horrified! Gordon Lightfoot's voice is no more. It doesn't even sound like the same person. It is really quite sad. What in the world...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,986
Posted By Ken Theriot
Guys, I figured out it wasn't in an...

Guys,

I figured out it wasn't in an alternate tuning like 15 minutes after I posted my message. I immediately posted a follow-up with the REAL chords. The recording from BHOE was capo 3 with the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,175
Posted By Ken Theriot
For some reason the chord headings keep jamming...

For some reason the chord headings keep jamming up on the left, so I'm leaving them off this time. The below is meant to represent a D chord then an A sus 2/4 chord.

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Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ken Theriot
I'm trying to get guitar players playing GL songs...

I'm trying to get guitar players playing GL songs the way Gordon played them. Here is a start. It is capo 3, standard tuning, but funky voicing. The chords are inversions, which is why they don't...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,818
Posted By Ken Theriot
OK, it can't be a dog. Dogs don't cry...at least...

OK, it can't be a dog. Dogs don't cry...at least not with tears the way we do. And a dog would not "wait for her master to KISS away her tears" even if she could cry. Also, a sailor might dream of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,818
Posted By Ken Theriot
Thanks! Great thread. And I was wondering about...

Thanks! Great thread. And I was wondering about a dog who would wait for her master to kiss away her tears;).

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,175
Posted By Ken Theriot
Just to correct myself on the earlier post... ...

Just to correct myself on the earlier post...

Ooops! I just heard the tell-tale standard D chord hammer-on which is impossible in Open G. I was wrong! It is capo 3, standard tuning, but funky...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,986
Posted By Ken Theriot
I know there have to be SOME guitarists playing...

I know there have to be SOME guitarists playing Gordon's songs out there. I have figured out the intro to Mountains of Maryann...finally. And now I have sussed Bitter Green! I started by playing...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,818
Posted By Ken Theriot
AAAGGGHH! Thak may ruin the song for me! It is...

AAAGGGHH! Thak may ruin the song for me! It is so heart-wrenching when sung about a girl, which is why I love it. But if it is about a dog........uggh, not so much. Unfortunately, that actually...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,818
Posted By Ken Theriot
Can I get opinions (or maybe even the real...

Can I get opinions (or maybe even the real answer:)) on something? I love "Bitter Green," but am having a bit of trouble with the story. What does Gordon mean by "loving everyone that she met?" On...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,141
Posted By Ken Theriot
Mike, I was referring to the...

Mike,

I was referring to the http://www.lightfoot.ca/ page. Not sure who Wayne Francis is.

I take it by your screen name that you are a player?

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,141
Posted By Ken Theriot
Hi Everyone! I am a guitar player and was...

Hi Everyone! I am a guitar player and was wondering if we had any others on this list who could share chords/tabs/etc for Gordon's songs. the chords on his page are basically "easy guitar"...
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