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Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/jan/28/magnificent-outpouring-20200128/

Somebody should give Robbie Fulks a Pulitzer Prize for the 9,000-word piece he wrote about Gordon Lightfoot and his...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 01-28-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 27
Posted By charlene
Re: What Do You Think Of This Version Of Sundown?

different but kinda funky and cool.. I liked it!
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By charlene
Re: NEW album - 'SOLO' -LISTEN to SONG - Gord & guitar only - MARCH 20,2020

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/gordon-lightfoot-solo-new-album-942415/

JANUARY 24, 2020 11:03AM ET
Gordon Lightfoot Announces First New Album in 16 Years, ‘Solo’
Canadian...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By charlene
Johnny Carson intro and song audio-Sept.1965

September 1965 - Lightfoot on Carson TV show...

That is Johnny Carson introducing him on his show in September 1965. The first song is Bob Dylan's ''Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues'' The 2nd song is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By charlene
Re: NEW album - 'SOLO' -LISTEN to SONG - Gord & guitar only - MARCH 20,2020

Canada’s most celebrated songwriter, and international folk legend Gordon Lightfoot has announced today his new album, SOLO, available everywhere March 20th.
In the making of SOLO, Lightfoot...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By charlene
HOT DOC documentary release in theatres

https://deadline.com/2020/01/gordon-lightfoot-if-you-could-read-my-mind-release-date-documentary-greenwich-entertainment-deal-1202839182/?fbclid=IwAR3IkLlWh-QkX12eywxPa2QcCV6OEIqwphUZd9z5ud72GzgGwaw78...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

I’ve been fairly unsparing of this artist, but I’ve tried to be — fair. It’s challenging, because he’s like family to me. When you’re with family you can be overwhelmed by the dissonant thoughts,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

Lightfoot’s website describes him a “storyteller,” and so it interested me to see that story-songs like “The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald” are rare in his catalog. The term “storyteller” is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

In 2002, at age 63, Lightfoot suffered an abdominal aortic aneurysm that entailed a tracheotomy, three other surgeries, and three months of hospitalization, during six weeks of which the singer was...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

CONFUSION AND DECLINE

At Sundown Gordon is 36 years old and at the zenith of his power and leverage, a place more than 99.9% of musicians dream of and try for but fail to reach. With the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

Perfect intonation is unachievable, simply put. In the fourth century B.C., Pythagoras defined the octave frequency ratio as 2:1 and the fifth as 3:2. Those ratios make beautiful sounds — octaves and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

The Way I Feel was made in Nashville. The great session veteran Charlie McCoy pumps up the energy on several instruments, and Kenny Buttrey, who drummed on Bob Dylanís John Wesley Harding that year...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Re: Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

For most of the last 40 years, Lightfoot and I have been strictly on the outs. Since developing my own musical tastes, I haven’t felt a need to return to his records, though I’ve sometimes wished I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By charlene
Analysis of Lightfoot career - long read.

https://www.talkhouse.com/robbie-fulks-dives-headfirst-into-the-strangely-messy-world-of-gordon-lightfoot/

Robbie Fulks Dives Headfirst into the Strangely Messy World of Gordon Lightfoot
And 236...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By charlene
Straight Outta Orillia- comedy video

this made me laugh.. Jonathon Torrens has ''played'' Lightfoot several times on TV on different Canadian comedy shows. Drake has a mega mansion across the street from Lightfoot and he has expressed...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By charlene
Re: NEW BOOK!-ONCE UPON A RED EYE-Life on the road with Gordon Lightfoot-Richard Hari

fan mail !!
"Dear Richard,
I just finished your book Once Upon a Red Eye. I could hardly put it down I was enjoying it so much. I was also texting with Pee-wee during the whole time. We were going...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By charlene
NEW album - 'SOLO' -LISTEN to SONG - Gord & guitar only - MARCH 20,2020

http://www.digitaljournal.com/entertainment/music/gordon-lightfoot-talks-new-album-touring-and-longevity-in-music/article/564950

Gordon Lightfoot talks new album, touring, and longevity in music ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By charlene
Re: NEW BOOK!-ONCE UPON A RED EYE-Life on the road with Gordon Lightfoot-Richard Hari

READER REVIEW:
One thing I wanted to tell Mr. Harison is this: I saw Gordon Lightfoot in concert for the first time in 1972 at Avery Fischer Hall. The one thing I remember about that concert is when...
Forum: Small Talk 01-04-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By charlene
Re: Charlie Brown Christmas Original Print/Revised Version.

I remember it on TV..I was 10 in '65. Will be 65 in 2020..
lol
Forum: Small Talk 01-04-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By charlene
Re: Photos from daughter's visit to "Massey Hall"

Massey Hall is half a block north of The Massey Towers condo development..At the lights at the intersection had she looked to her right she'd see it covered in scaffolding and netting...
on the map...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,140
Posted By charlene
Re: GL Documentary "IYCRMM" Available in Canada on CBC's Free Streaming Service

From a friend in Germany:It's possible only with a Canadian IP-address. Outside Canada one has to use a VPN plug in or client. Because I use the browser Mozilla Firefox it’s very simple. I had to go...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By charlene
Re: IYCRMM heard at Australian bar 28Dec2019

www.youtube.com/watch?v=97ZbiemJ1KU
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By charlene
Re: Belated Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!..
I hope Massey has the reno work done by end of 2020 too!!
I was disappointed that the last minute of the doc wasn't shown online.. it's when after singing ITA...
Forum: Small Talk 12-13-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By charlene
Re: Ed Mullen has passed away

NOTICE: https://www.darbyfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Edmund-Mullen-3/
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By charlene
CASINO RAMA concert-Orillia-April 18,2020

https://www.casinorama.com/Live/Artist/Gordon-Lightfoot.aspx
Show time: 8:00 PM
Doors open: 7:00 PM
Price: Starting at $73.45
Club online presale: Thu Dec 12 - 12:00 PM

Public on-sale: Sat...
Forum: Small Talk 12-09-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By charlene
Re: Ed Mullen has passed away

Sharman was a Canadian I think..from Montreal??
I've been listening to those two fabulous nights on mp3 at his site. The fundraisers in Saratoga..so much fun!!
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By charlene
Re: NEW BOOK!-ONCE UPON A RED EYE-Life on the road with Gordon Lightfoot-Richard Hari

Knowing Richard, I'm sure he would never tell or write any stories/memories that would besmirch, even if true, the legacy of Gordon Lightfoot. He's not that person.. I am sure there are stories many...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By charlene
Re: NEW BOOK!-ONCE UPON A RED EYE-Life on the road with Gordon Lightfoot-Richard Hari

It's a lovely read, well written with little surprises throughout..
Richard is a terrific raconteur and his recollections let us in on some of the unknown side of touring.
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By charlene
Re: Checking on the Station...

you know I'm here..lol.. !
Many members here are on the various fan-based Facebook sites and the OFFICIAL one too..
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 46,311
Posted By charlene
Re: Barry Harvey

12 years gone.. always missed...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By charlene
SUNDOWN in movie - KNIVES OUT

https://www.rhino.com/article/whats-that-song-gordon-lightfoots-sundown-in-knives-out

There was never much chance of any film other than Frozen 2 walking away with the box office this weekend, but...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By charlene
Re: WALL STREET JOURNAL article-Aug.13,2019

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49139962502_39d4d16c25_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hSk9QN)Gordon Lightfoot (https://flic.kr/p/2hSk9QN) by char Westbrook...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By charlene
Re: Tour update !!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Wednesday, November 27, 2019 (Toronto, Canada)

Gordon Lightfoot’s scheduled performances this week in Fredericton (November 28), Montreal (November 30) and Ottawa...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By charlene
Re: Happy 81st birthday

Happy Birthday Gordon!!!
Safe travels out on tour!
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By charlene
Re: NEW BOOK!-ONCE UPON A RED EYE-Life on the road with Gordon Lightfoot-Richard Hari

NOW AVAILABLE AT AMAZON.COM and AMAZON.ca

as well as:

https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000104779561
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