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Forum: Lightfoot Covers 10-14-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,015
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: tribute in York Region

Oh Oh ...here i am..

No didn't know about it. I don't know John Lemme.

But I may call him up and see if he wants another ham.

Bartlett, Johnston and I are doing a number of things in Nov...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,950
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Guitarists: which songs does/did he play with capo in 3rd position?

All I can say is.... I wish he hadn't... play in the 3rd position that is . Especially now after we've live a little bit longer and we can't hit the notes.

Spanish Moss ...i think on 3...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By JohnStinson
Nice thread on which capo position ..but whcih songs were recorded sharp

I remember Red Shea telling me that they would record some songs a little sharp ( out of 440). ..And sometimes live too ...if you could imagine. Apparently some think it makes the song better that...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 09-20-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,101
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: YouTube removing videos

Just noticed a difference in the video they flagged. Youtube has an advertising in the top right hand corner ...none of my other videos do.

Is that why the warning???
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 09-14-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,101
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: YouTube removing videos

I just got this message on my YouTube account...

"You have videos that may contain content that is owned by someone else. Please review these videos (http://www.youtube.com/my_videos_copyright). ...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 09-13-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: GOrd changes tempo on songs from time to time

you are probably correct on the GL analyzing the thing to death. I would rather err on the side of a bit too fast as my gospel. I love the quote from GL song....I use it as my mantra on the...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 09-09-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Posted By JohnStinson
GOrd changes tempo on songs from time to time

Any preferences on tempo.

Rain Day People

original is slower than live performance...

(My first attempt was at original speed ..I have since raised it 5 beats a minute... I think I might go...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 09-09-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Gig with Paul Bartlett and Paul Johnston

Just viewed that I'll Do Anything. WOW Never heard that before.

I definitely need to put that in ...very nice.

tx
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 09-09-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Gig with Paul Bartlett and Paul Johnston

I absolutely want to do those Waiting For You tunes and Painter Passing and Harmony...

Excuses...

still trying to perfect the 50 I have tried.... I still muff If You Could Read My Mind and I...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 09-08-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Gig with Paul Bartlett and Paul Johnston

opus.... jj..... ok then....

We did these songs without tracks at the Lionhead gig...

Pony Man
If Children Had Wngs
Changes

...i think that was it.
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 08-31-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By JohnStinson
Gig with Paul Bartlett and Paul Johnston

Thought I'd chime in to say that I had a very enjoyable night playing Lightfoot tunes at the Lionhead Golf Club in Brampton on Saturday. There's a few videos up. The two Pauls play so well they make...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,714
Posted By JohnStinson
New lyrics for Wreck

First of all...what is(are) the new lines. ??

I read in the paper what they were I my first impression was they don't fit.

..and of course i can't remember them now.

And... remembering Gords...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By JohnStinson
Another all Lightfoot Night

Well thought I'd let ya know I played another all Lightfoot music night on Friday night. Yep! Paul and I got several people coming up saying they loved it all.

But yes... one person who has seen...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,261
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: upcoming radio show

Hi

Thanks to Ron Jones for introducing the Heather Fielding radio show (Acoustic Workshop) to us. I've never done anything on a radio show before.

Just wondering if there are any requests to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: The Massing at Massey 2009

Hi Ron,

It was great. Thanks for organizing it once again. I'll join in anytime. Wherever. Some very memorable moments listening.. from Melissa and Kenyan and all.

Hope to do it again real...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,387
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Massey Hall setlist Saturday 21 November 2009

ah ...the old voice debate..

Well here's my experience and comment..

May 2008...hadn't been in years...thought his voice was not very good.

Nov 2009...listened with renewed interest... THAT...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: What Songs did Lightfoot cover

If I can ask for some info.....who wrote all those songs and, in general what time period did Gord sing them.

In the real old days all he did was covers...before he started to write that is.
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By JohnStinson
What Songs did Lightfoot cover

I was wondering what songs by Dylan that Lightfoot sang either recorded or live.

I remember
Ring Them Bells

What other covers??

Changes
Me and Bobby Mcgee
On Susans Floor
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,286
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Gord on piano live - Fine as Fine Can Be

Where did you find that. WOW.

What was that gold miner ditty he sang. ...I liked it.

..and Red Shea with Terry ...really nice.

Where was this performed??

Simply great!
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,392
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: If you like RED SHEA ...Here he is...

The way I understand it was he left around the 1971 time frame. .. and later returned to do about a year of shows(both Terry and Red playing) about 1975.

(I made a inquiry of corfidians for any...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,392
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: If you like RED SHEA ...Here he is...

I ain't no Mr. ....just john...

not sure of the years for GL and RS..others will know for sure. (guessing 65-71

These two videos were from around 1989 or so.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,392
Posted By JohnStinson
If you like RED SHEA ...Here he is...

YouTube - Pickin' with Red Shea - Jerry's Breakdown


YouTube - Pickin' with Red Shea - The Claw
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By JohnStinson
Looking for a Picture of the Riverboat. 60's era. The inside and stage set up.

there's been alot of picture threads here. Is there one of what the Riverboat looked like inside? I never went. One of my friends remembers seeing Lightfoot there. Curious about what it looked like.
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Any video anywhere of Lightfoot Band from mid seventies when Shea rejoined ?

Thanks for responding.

I have found several of the GL Band with Red...but none so far with Red and Terry together from the mid seventies.

Searching

John
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 07-14-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,597
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Dwight Yoakam performing Gordon Lightfoot cover..."Sundown"

Great rendition. Really liked it. I commented on You Tube as well. ... I really like to see 'stars' performing Gordie tunes.. and ...and... to some degree...not a lot.... make some variations. The...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By JohnStinson
Any video anywhere of Lightfoot Band from mid seventies when Shea rejoined ?

Is there anyone with video of this period? I'd be very interested in finding anything. tx
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,148
Posted By JohnStinson
Where is the Silver Heels now??

I just spent the weekend looking out at Christian Island. I wondered whatever happened to Lightfoot's sailboat. The song Christian Island mentions the vessel.

Is the boat still around somewhere. A...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Canada Day celebration to Lightfoot music

..nope never been to Australia...good idea Char...

Lets get working on a Trilogy tune for Aussies, in a Lightfootesque way..

Now what is the history of the "land downunder"

..any ships go...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Canada Day celebration to Lightfoot music

ah..the good old days... colonialism....imperialism....the advancement/spreading of western societies..

Canada was formed from many of the American colonists who did not want to be independent...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By JohnStinson
Canada Day celebration to Lightfoot music

Paul Bartlet and I got to keep the Gordie tunes rolling on Canada Day.

The Legion Hall in Aurora hired us to play. It was great fun for Paul and I. We played about 35 songs from 1:30 to 4:30 in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Remember Me I'm The One

..maybe i could copy it and send it along by snail mail... i feel badly. js
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Corfid/'net people' in the news

jf..thats a response!
js
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Remember Me I'm The One

frak ... I didn't bring my glasses...(notice the BSG reference)

The boot leg cover said

Gzowski In Conversation. ..typical low-key Canadian style guy interviewing Gord after the APPT album.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Remember Me I'm The One

Gord singing Drifters was recorded on a TV program. I have it. Sitting here in the upstairs and its downstairs ...It was an interview with....??? ..ski is the last part of his name.

Its out...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By JohnStinson
Re: Corfid/'net people' in the news

To the first question...

..i have little substance

to the second question

..yes...I find that with each passing day I have more to do...whats with this crazy life?. ..I can't seem to keep up...
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