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Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2004, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,293
Posted By Cubfan64
I don't hear any rock'n'roll in it, either. Seems...

I don't hear any rock'n'roll in it, either. Seems even more country than most, and such is the subject matter of the song. Are you sure it's "Cotton Jenny" you're thinking of?

Dan

Playin' up in...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2004, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,114
Posted By Cubfan64
TWOTEF is sort of a more evolved, mature,...

TWOTEF is sort of a more evolved, mature, compelling version of the formula GL established with Ballad of Yarmouth Castle. I don't think Yarmouth Castle would have been as popular, though I like it...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2004, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,114
Posted By Cubfan64
November 10, 1975, 7:10pm. Last communication...

November 10, 1975, 7:10pm. Last communication from the Edmund Fitzgerald: "We're holding our own." The signal is out at Whitefish Point; storm lashing; the Fitzgerald is still 15 miles away from the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2004, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,321
Posted By Cubfan64
Certainly not a Lightfoot song that was ever...

Certainly not a Lightfoot song that was ever recorded, and if it was on the radio I'd assume it must have been recorded by someone. I find no evidence of it, either, and would further suggest that it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2004, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,859
Posted By Cubfan64
Hmmm... No, I don't think there is a similar...

Hmmm... No, I don't think there is a similar story out there. That story was great! A lot of people have talked about meeting Gord, getting autographs, etc. but to receive a personal phone call and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By Cubfan64
I think he's saying that it trivializes GL's...

I think he's saying that it trivializes GL's near-death experience to refer to the event as "trivia".

Dan
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2004, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,223
Posted By Cubfan64
Nope, sorry to say I am neither 'xyz' or J.P....

Nope, sorry to say I am neither 'xyz' or J.P. Just plain old Dan.
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2004, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,223
Posted By Cubfan64
J.P. Cormier is a performer I had never heard of...

J.P. Cormier is a performer I had never heard of before. I was doing random Web searches for GL material and found one of his songs that shared a phrase ("sidewalks of despair") with Go-Go Round -...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2004, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,133
Posted By Cubfan64
Is the static present only when the truck is...

Is the static present only when the truck is running? If so, it's probably interference from the ignition system or some other electrical device in the vehicle. If the radio is factory, there should...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2004, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cubfan64
The list of songs no longer performed is...

The list of songs no longer performed is substantially longer than those he does/did still perform. I'm sure there are various reasons... He simply grew tired of them, or felt that his voice had...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2004, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,913
Posted By Cubfan64
I recently ran across a Jim Croce cover of Steel...

I recently ran across a Jim Croce cover of Steel Rail Blues and a Sarah McLachlan cover of Song for a Winter's Night. These may have been discussed here previously and I missed it, having only been...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2004, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,818
Posted By Cubfan64
quote:Originally posted by Minstrel Man: Hey...

quote:Originally posted by Minstrel Man:
Hey The Intended:

Thanks so much for your specific comments. It sounds like you have already attempted what I am planning. It is good to hear of your...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,818
Posted By Cubfan64
Canadian Railroad Trilogy was the first song I...

Canadian Railroad Trilogy was the first song I ever performed in front of an audience, at an open mic night some eight years ago. It went over very well.

Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald gets a lot...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,779
Posted By Cubfan64
Great lists! Here's mine: Movin' Spin,...

Great lists! Here's mine:

Movin'
Spin, Spin
Seven Island Suite
Ballad of Yarmouth Castle
I'll Be Alright
Go Go Round
Magnificent Outpouring
Race Among the Ruins
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,614
Posted By Cubfan64
Yes, it was. As with so many of them, the...

Yes, it was. As with so many of them, the original featured fewer instruments and had an overall 'cleaner', more acoustic sound, which I like.

I strongly recommend picking up the United Artists...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2004, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,042
Posted By Cubfan64
quote:Originally posted by Cathy: ...if any of...

quote:Originally posted by Cathy:
...if any of the other four can't make it, we'll recruit some new musicians. I'm sure there are many around, and probably quite a few right here in Corfidland who...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2003, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,656
Posted By Cubfan64
"Oh, Linda" (from Lightfoot! in 1966) is played...

"Oh, Linda" (from Lightfoot! in 1966) is played using only an upright bass and the snapping of fingers. Cool song.

Dan
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2003, 08:19 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 36,838
Posted By Cubfan64
Present and accounted for. Dan "The...

Present and accounted for.

Dan
"The Intended"
South Lyon, Michigan
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2003, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,221
Posted By Cubfan64
Great song, one of my favorites - it inspired my...

Great song, one of my favorites - it inspired my user name :)

Dan "The Intended"
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2003, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,931
Posted By Cubfan64
Sundown and Carefree Highway - summer songs -...

Sundown and Carefree Highway - summer songs - mostly because I remember hearing them alot on the radio while spending alot of time in the summer at our cottage on a lake in Michigan.

Edmund...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2003, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,759
Posted By Cubfan64
That's so interesting that so many of you like to...

That's so interesting that so many of you like to harmonize with GL too! I wonder if some of the reason we like his music so much is due to the fact that many of the songs lend themselves so well to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2003, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,759
Posted By Cubfan64
do most of you sing the melody or are there some...

do most of you sing the melody or are there some of you like me who find themselves inexplicably drawn to singing in harmony?

I've always been very fond of music with a great deal of harmony...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2003, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,271
Posted By Cubfan64
very very nice indeed!

very very nice indeed!
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2003, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,224
Posted By Cubfan64
Gotta say I disagree with alot of the ideas you...

Gotta say I disagree with alot of the ideas you have too, however....

If an autobiography (or even a biography written by someone who knows him well) ever came out that included alot of discussion...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2003, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,308
Posted By Cubfan64
Oma - I like your interpretation of the "just lie...

Oma - I like your interpretation of the "just lie there..." part! It makes alot of sense to me when I look at it that way!

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2003, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,305
Posted By Cubfan64
Aye, it is indeed! The most impressive thing to...

Aye, it is indeed! The most impressive thing to me about GL is (and I know this sounds like a cliche) how he can paint a picture for you with his songs. I've never heard anyone who is as good at it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2003, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,308
Posted By Cubfan64
Ack!! Say it ain't so!!!! I recently relocated...

Ack!! Say it ain't so!!!! I recently relocated to the east coast from the midwest, and during my drive out there I listened to GGI and GGII over and over for the first time in a few years and found...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2003, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,305
Posted By Cubfan64
I truly find myself smiling and singing along...

I truly find myself smiling and singing along with this little song every time I hear it. The one thing that GL's songs do so incredibly well is paint vivid pictures in a persons mind, and I can see...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2003, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,308
Posted By Cubfan64
I have a question regarding this song. From what...

I have a question regarding this song. From what I can tell, it's about someone wishing a lost love the best as they move on to someone else. What I'm not certain about is the meaning about the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2003, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,205
Posted By Cubfan64
Hey all, thanks so much for the responses!!! ...

Hey all, thanks so much for the responses!!! Auburn Annie - what a great link you gave me!!!! That's the kind of thing I was looking for, but even more in depth if possible - but that was darn near...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2003, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,205
Posted By Cubfan64
which has already been discussed here at length...

which has already been discussed here at length in the past, I have a question.

First, briefly...

I'm 39 years old and have very fond memories of listening to some of the "classic" GL songs...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2003, 01:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,280
Posted By Cubfan64
Cathy, Thanks for the recommendations. And...

Cathy,

Thanks for the recommendations. And yes, I would like to check out the Tuesday evening guitar chat. If you can E-mail the details to me at technicaldr@yahoo.com I'd appreciate it. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2003, 01:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,280
Posted By Cubfan64
Martin, I play DQ in B (capo 2, with A-chord...

Martin,

I play DQ in B (capo 2, with A-chord fingering), and CRT in F (capo 3 with D-chord fingering, drop-D tuning on 6th string).

And I certainly don't play "lead guitar" per se, just the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2003, 10:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,280
Posted By Cubfan64
Thanks so much, Cathy and Valerie. I'm honored to...

Thanks so much, Cathy and Valerie. I'm honored to be able to "meet" and chat with both of you - Cathy, I've been to your site and listened to your beautiful covers of GL songs. And Valerie, of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2003, 07:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,280
Posted By Cubfan64
That would be great... However, as I mentioned, I...

That would be great... However, as I mentioned, I haven't had a weekly gig for awhile now. Hope to be back in the fall. What I've been doing in the meantime is sitting in with some good friends at...
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