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Old 07-10-2005, 12:33 PM   #1201
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El Gato Grande ; I think I have read in this forum that " The House You Live In " was a favourite of Gordon's Mum. It may be an urban myth, but if not it puts you in esteemed company. It's in my top few ...
I'm surprised more people haven't listed it as a favorite; it's a brilliant song. I actually heard it for the first time recently when I saw it performed on the "Live in Reno" DVD. I bought the DVD for my dad as a Father's Day gift and I ended up enjoying it just as much as he did. I was hooked on the song before the end of the first verse.
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Old 07-10-2005, 12:33 PM   #1202
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El Gato Grande ; I think I have read in this forum that " The House You Live In " was a favourite of Gordon's Mum. It may be an urban myth, but if not it puts you in esteemed company. It's in my top few ...
I'm surprised more people haven't listed it as a favorite; it's a brilliant song. I actually heard it for the first time recently when I saw it performed on the "Live in Reno" DVD. I bought the DVD for my dad as a Father's Day gift and I ended up enjoying it just as much as he did. I was hooked on the song before the end of the first verse.
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Old 07-10-2005, 04:08 PM   #1203
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Me, too, El Gato. That was my second Gord purchase -- Live in Reno, so many of his earlier songs I first heard there. I actually prefer them to his earlier renditions of them. The maturity brings an extra touch to them.
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Old 07-11-2005, 09:43 PM   #1204
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To me, he has always been mature. His Mum must be so special to have raised such a divinely human son.
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Old 07-11-2005, 09:43 PM   #1205
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To me, he has always been mature. His Mum must be so special to have raised such a divinely human son.
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Old 07-12-2005, 02:22 AM   #1206
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Oh Patti . YOU ARE IN THE ZONE !!!!!

UNFORTUNATEY ITS THE ...



(I'm sorry Corfiders I know you have warned me off and my mummy DID teach me not to pick on easy targets but I can't help myself...lol..)

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Old 07-12-2005, 07:19 AM   #1207
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Your slip is showing.
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Old 07-12-2005, 05:24 PM   #1209
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My favorite has to be "Song for a Winter's Night". I play guitar (poorly) and sing badly but I screwed up the nerve to play for my wife. That my friends is how the song must be done, with the love of your life looking on.........
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My favorite has to be "Song for a Winter's Night". I play guitar (poorly) and sing badly but I screwed up the nerve to play for my wife. That my friends is how the song must be done, with the love of your life looking on.........
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Old 07-12-2005, 06:08 PM   #1211
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My favorite has to be "Song for a Winter's Night". I play guitar (poorly) and sing badly but I screwed up the nerve to play for my wife. That my friends is how the song must be done, with the love of your life looking on.........
You must be quite the romantic, Axhacker Larry.
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Old 07-12-2005, 06:08 PM   #1212
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My favorite has to be "Song for a Winter's Night". I play guitar (poorly) and sing badly but I screwed up the nerve to play for my wife. That my friends is how the song must be done, with the love of your life looking on.........
You must be quite the romantic, Axhacker Larry.
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Old 07-22-2005, 11:51 AM   #1213
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My current Lightfoot favorite is "The Watchman's Gone." A bittersweet 'observational' song with a sweet mix of hobo philosophy and just the right bluesy feel. I can't hear it enough lately, as well as the rest of the Sundown CD.
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Old 07-22-2005, 11:51 AM   #1214
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My current Lightfoot favorite is "The Watchman's Gone." A bittersweet 'observational' song with a sweet mix of hobo philosophy and just the right bluesy feel. I can't hear it enough lately, as well as the rest of the Sundown CD.
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Old 07-26-2005, 10:48 AM   #1215
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I'd have to say I have a few faves among his songs. I was introduced to GL in 1994 by a boyfriend of mine who played "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" for me. I felt such a connection w/the song and didn't know why till we were watching a documentary on the 20th anniversary of the sinking. Lo and behold, it turned out that it sank on November 10th---MY BIRTHDAY! Since then, I've loved that song. I also like "Sundown", "Carefree Highway", "Summertime Dream", "The House You Live In", "If You Could Read My Mind" and so many others...he just seems to speak directly to you!
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Old 07-26-2005, 10:48 AM   #1216
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I'd have to say I have a few faves among his songs. I was introduced to GL in 1994 by a boyfriend of mine who played "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" for me. I felt such a connection w/the song and didn't know why till we were watching a documentary on the 20th anniversary of the sinking. Lo and behold, it turned out that it sank on November 10th---MY BIRTHDAY! Since then, I've loved that song. I also like "Sundown", "Carefree Highway", "Summertime Dream", "The House You Live In", "If You Could Read My Mind" and so many others...he just seems to speak directly to you!
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Old 07-27-2005, 02:30 AM   #1217
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I've come to take a great liking to being . . .
"like a June bug travellin'"

Some of Gord's songs knock you to your knees at first hearing. Most grow - at least for me.

Each and every album grows and grows. Harmony follows quite nicely in my reverie.

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Old 07-29-2005, 08:22 PM   #1218
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"A Tree Too Weak to Stand." It makes me think of my favorite TV character.
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Old 07-29-2005, 08:22 PM   #1219
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"A Tree Too Weak to Stand." It makes me think of my favorite TV character.
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Old 07-30-2005, 03:42 PM   #1220
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One of my more simpler fav's from the 60's era is,"Sixteen Miles To Seven Lakes". Although quite a short song,Gord puts just enough emotion into it that it doesn't seem short. One of many great things within his great talent.
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Old 07-30-2005, 03:45 PM   #1221
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Shoot! Forgot to mention my favorite 80's! Duh!

That's none other than,"Traingle",thank you very much!
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Old 07-30-2005, 04:00 PM   #1222
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Gordon u rock! Beautiful is a massive song. I had to shed a tear. Sincerily, from the bottom of my heart.

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Gordon u rock! Beautiful is a massive song. I had to shed a tear. Sincerily, from the bottom of my heart.

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Old 07-30-2005, 05:50 PM   #1224
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I love "Triangle." Several years ago, GL was giving a concert here, and people in the audience were calling out requests. Somebody said, "Triangle!" and he said, "It's getting too late in the evening to sing that one." :lol:
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Old 07-30-2005, 05:50 PM   #1225
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I love "Triangle." Several years ago, GL was giving a concert here, and people in the audience were calling out requests. Somebody said, "Triangle!" and he said, "It's getting too late in the evening to sing that one." :lol:
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