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Forum: Small Talk 02-26-2003, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 31,929
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I have the tape in a pile somewhere in the...

I have the tape in a pile somewhere in the basement. I remember being horrified when I heard it.
As I recall the C. Moore song came first.
It was explained to me that, that style of ballad was a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2002, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By thumbs
Joveski, Thanks, I too like those tunes. ...

Joveski,

Thanks, I too like those tunes.

Potter
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2002, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By thumbs
I recently acquired DSR on disc, and to say the...

I recently acquired DSR on disc, and to say the least, I am quite impressed. I had not heard any of the tracks previously, other than Ghosts and Make Way for the Lady. One of my favorites from the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2002, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By thumbs
My kind wife bought me ODR for our July 4...

My kind wife bought me ODR for our July 4 anniversary. It was a great surprise. I had only heard the title cut and Its Worth Believin' prior to now. I particularly like Lazy Mornin' and Mother of a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2000, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,706
Posted By thumbs
Oh, you changed it! I understand the tab you...

Oh, you changed it!

I understand the tab you used. I thought it was a reach to get that G bass on your origional response.

I'll try this. Thanks >>> THUMBS
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2000, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,706
Posted By thumbs
Is there anyone who can relate to me the lick...

Is there anyone who can relate to me the lick that follows each verse in the song restless. I just can't pick it out and I don't think he publishes his music any more.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2000, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By thumbs
Did you know ??? The line in that song that...

Did you know ???

The line in that song that goes "I've been caught in the act, as a matter of fact (I'm even well known)..." was origionally sung with this lyrics - (I've even been stoned).

He...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2000, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,425
Posted By thumbs
Hey Y'all, Did anyone see the Seinfeld...

Hey Y'all,

Did anyone see the Seinfeld episode where Gordon Lightfoot and the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald are mentioned?

potter

'You seem to think because you got chicken to go you're...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2000, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,896
Posted By thumbs
Just a quick note to direct your attention to an...

Just a quick note to direct your attention to an article in Toronto's Globe and Mail on the other day. You can go to http://archives.theglobeandmail.com and search for Gordon Lightfoot.
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2000, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,767
Posted By thumbs
I would gladly live at any of the addresses...

I would gladly live at any of the addresses above, if, of course, they are located in Biscuit City.

potter


'All the girls are in bikinis
All the boys are in the buff
With the baby in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2000, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,416
Posted By thumbs
No steeling my idea! Just kidding. Actually, my...

No steeling my idea! Just kidding. Actually, my sister and I have already cast The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald made for TV movie. Most of the characters, however, are individuals which we have...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2000, 09:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,767
Posted By thumbs
I am partial to 'Fitz.' Part of what makes it one...

I am partial to 'Fitz.' Part of what makes it one of Gord's greatest, in my mind, is the music which accompanies the lyric. Perhaps no song of GL's, or any song period, is more recognizable than...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2000, 06:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,734
Posted By thumbs
Bobo, I am also a big SKR fan. A minstrel...

Bobo,

I am also a big SKR fan. A minstrel in her own right, I have often found myself singing along as she tickles the ivories. I must say that I am even a bigger fan of her acapelo (sp) work....
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2000, 06:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,734
Posted By thumbs
Here are some of the artists you will find...

Here are some of the artists you will find playing on my home and/or car stereo when you are not hearing Gord.

James Taylor, John Denver, Dan Fogelberg, Marty Robbins, Johnny Cash, Neil Young,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2000, 06:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,289
Posted By thumbs
Here is yet another lyric which I enjoy: ...

Here is yet another lyric which I enjoy:

'I'm sailing down the summer day
Where the fish and seagulls play
I put my troubles all away
And when the gales comes up I'll fill my cup
With the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2000, 09:56 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,289
Posted By thumbs
Christian, You were not by any chance named...

Christian,

You were not by any chance named after the song Christian Island, were you?

potter

'I knew a man from Windsor
Who went to Detroit every night
And stateside of the tunnel...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2000, 04:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,289
Posted By thumbs
Chriistian, Bravo! I am of the opinion that...

Chriistian,

Bravo! I am of the opinion that no more powerful a love song exists than 'The Last Time I Saw Her.' The first time I heard it I was blown away, and I am moved each time I hear it...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2000, 09:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,015
Posted By thumbs
This is a fun topic, and I have enjoyed reading...

This is a fun topic, and I have enjoyed reading all of the entries. My initial 'live' or 'unplugged' album consisted of 30 tunes. My wife suggested I trim it down a bit. I've come up with this 16...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2000, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,216
Posted By thumbs
Chris, I pulled into the New Carrollton,...

Chris,

I pulled into the New Carrollton, Maryland train station at about 9 PM, after a long trip through New York City from Buffalo. I had thoughts of trying to catch part of the show,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2000, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 81,990
Posted By thumbs
My favorite song today is Rainbow Trout from, I...

My favorite song today is Rainbow Trout from, I believe, from Cold On The Shoulder.

'She said, please, please, I've lost my way, the current is too strong. In the name of love kind sir I pray, in...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2000, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,843
Posted By thumbs
Sorry, I did not intend to ruffle any feathers....

Sorry, I did not intend to ruffle any feathers. It is simply an opinion.

potter

'the city where we live might be quite large...'

GL
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2000, 09:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,606
Posted By thumbs
Fan, Here is a thought. The lyrics are...

Fan,

Here is a thought. The lyrics are readily available on this website and could be easily copied to word format. Perhaps you could sing the song to your son yourself. I 'trust' this would mean...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2000, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,164
Posted By thumbs
I must echo the sentiments of bobo and the rest....

I must echo the sentiments of bobo and the rest. I like the show on VH-1, but it lacks credibility in my eyes if the greatest 'storyteller' is not included in the line-up.

I would also like to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2000, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,055
Posted By thumbs
Interesting topic for which I have a simple...

Interesting topic for which I have a simple answer. I would hold my hand out and thank him for his music. Then with the remaining 191/2 minutes I would ask him to perform a few numbers, assuming he...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2000, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,843
Posted By thumbs
Believe me, I love Gord, but Yarmouth Castle is...

Believe me, I love Gord, but Yarmouth Castle is one of his weaker efforts.

"Is there anyone home in this house made of stone?"

GL
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2000, 08:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,606
Posted By thumbs
Fan, I don't believe you.

Fan,

I don't believe you.
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2000, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 81,990
Posted By thumbs
like many of you, I have countless favorite GL...

like many of you, I have countless favorite GL songs. I think that my favorite album would have to be Sundown. There are many great songs that have real musical character. I'm talking about songs...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2000, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,100
Posted By thumbs
bobo, This is a very intriguing inquiry....

bobo,

This is a very intriguing inquiry. I have often wondered why GL had not been recruited for more big screen appearances, considering his devilish good looks. I understand that he appeared...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2000, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,139
Posted By thumbs
I was at a show in T.O. probably around late...

I was at a show in T.O. probably around late '80's where Pee Wee blew his solo in "Old Dan's Records",(which is surprising given the number of times he has played it)

He hasn't appeared at a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2000, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,964
Posted By thumbs
Could anyone fill in the blanks for me? The...

Could anyone fill in the blanks for me?

The most recent release, "Songbook", contains a number of rare or unreleased material. A few of which I've grown to really enjoy. However I'm stumped in a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2000, 01:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,097
Posted By thumbs
Friend, I agree with everything you say....

Friend,

I agree with everything you say. I believe that 'Trilogy' is called such because it is three melodies in one song. Perhaps the following will help. (Keep in mind I have no music...
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