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Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,963
Posted By musky_man
Re: Terry

What sad, sad news. So hard to believe. My sympathies to his family.

I still remember back when there was both Terry and Red on stage in their transition period. He seemed like he was barely...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,324
Posted By musky_man
Re: Lightfoot Cover Show: Aurora, On, on May 2/09

John,

A little late after the show, but I just wanted to say that I thought you performed great and your rendition of B of Y was "A1" as they say! As you know from bros Paul, that is one of my...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,324
Posted By musky_man
Lightfoot Cover Show: Aurora, On, on May 2/09

Great news - I just spoke to my brother, Paul Bartlett, and as many of you are aware, John Stinson and him are performing a Lightfoor cover show, in Aurora, Ontario on May 2/09 at the Royal Canadian...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,126
Posted By musky_man
Re: New studio cd is there any chance?

I suspect you are all correct -- chances are slim to zero .... but I have heard that he does have a bunch of never-recorded material that is supposedly quite good. One can only hope, but at his...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,220
Posted By musky_man
Re: My first portrait of Gordon Lightfoot

Vanessa,

Great job on the portrait!
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,390
Posted By musky_man
Re: Red Shea

Indeed this is very sad news. Red added so much to Lightfoot's music -- he seemd to know just exactly what was needed at every turn in a song to make it really memorable.

As many of you know, my...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,229
Posted By musky_man
Re: Lightfoot Tribute Show

John - sounds great!

Mark
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,385
Posted By musky_man
Re: if you could make Gord introduce one "obscure" song into his concert rotation?

Likely never happen, but Ballad of Yarmouth Castle.

Love the song and the lyrics ..... but from what I am told, he does not want too many ship songs in any concert .... hell, I could listen to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,155
Posted By musky_man
Re: Lightfoot at Massey 2008 Print Ad in Toronto Papers

Char,

I know what you mean ... when you see these adverts, it is like the earth is again centered and turning correctly on its axis.

Have my tickets -- Paul and I will be there Friday night. ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,420
Posted By musky_man
My brother was talking to Red a couple weeks ago...

My brother was talking to Red a couple weeks ago about this very topic. According to Red, Gord has some great songs that have never been recorded, but he is not in a real hurry to do another CD --...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 29,012
Posted By musky_man
Char, Great interview -- thanks to you and...

Char,

Great interview -- thanks to you and Gordon.
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2007, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,296
Posted By musky_man
My brother takes guitar lessons with him now .......

My brother takes guitar lessons with him now .... so I can assure you he is still with us.

Red is not a big fan of public appearances.
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,178
Posted By musky_man
Oddly enough - The Ballad of Yarmouth Castle can...

Oddly enough - The Ballad of Yarmouth Castle can put a lump in my throat.

I find the lyrics so powerful - sometimes it seems I'm on that boat with those poor souls going down with the ship in some...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,569
Posted By musky_man
Great job people. Fun meeting everyone and hope...

Great job people. Fun meeting everyone and hope that it happens again soon.

Mark
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,862
Posted By musky_man
Ingrid, Your presence here and your words...

Ingrid,

Your presence here and your words mean a lot to us all. Been following your dad's career for almost 40 years. The thing that I hope he really knows and understands in the deepest way...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,770
Posted By musky_man
Thanks, Betty ... all good to hear.

Thanks, Betty ... all good to hear.
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,628
Posted By musky_man
Gahoendoe, "The First Time I Ever Saw Her...

Gahoendoe,

"The First Time I Ever Saw Her Face" would make a great addition to an already great list ... thanks again.
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,628
Posted By musky_man
Gahoendoe,, Great stuff - a pleasure to...

Gahoendoe,,


Great stuff - a pleasure to stop by and see what's new.

Best to you and all here.
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,187
Posted By musky_man
Charlene, I'll be there Saturday night with...

Charlene,

I'll be there Saturday night with my brother ... we are both long-time lightfoot fans ... back to about 1970.

I'll keep an eye out for you ... I'm a dead ringer for George Clooney ......
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,187
Posted By musky_man
Bill, Your loss has been my gain and while I...

Bill,

Your loss has been my gain and while I am happy to get 4 of the tickets, I am sorry that they were at your expense.

Just wanted to tell the people here that this gentleman has been a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2006, 05:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,537
Posted By musky_man
Thanks - again, one of my top 10 GL tunes.

Thanks - again, one of my top 10 GL tunes.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,301
Posted By musky_man
Great job, there ... one of my favs!

Great job, there ... one of my favs!
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,597
Posted By musky_man
Gord, You have been our constant minstrel...

Gord,

You have been our constant minstrel for 40+ years. I am not sure you really know now, nor, I think, will you ever truly know, how much you mean to so many people. You have given us so much;...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,057
Posted By musky_man
Red's rifts on CRT are masterful beyond...

Red's rifts on CRT are masterful beyond comparison. Personally I think Red's contribution to Lightfoot's songs hastened Lightfoot's rise to the top.

Red is nearly 70 now (believe it or not)...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By musky_man
He was popping a bear tab -- true.

He was popping a bear tab -- true.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,847
Posted By musky_man
I first heard Gord in a grade 9 English class in...

I first heard Gord in a grade 9 English class in 1968. It was a year after CRT was released -- and that was the beginning. Still recall sitting in that class just mesmerized by that song. ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2005, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By musky_man
Charlene, Great report -- thanks for taking...

Charlene,

Great report -- thanks for taking the time.
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2005, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By musky_man
OK -- You are GL and going to create the set list...

OK -- You are GL and going to create the set list of the upcoming concert -- what are the 20-25 songs you are going to include? Here are mine:

1) 7 Island Suite
2) IYCRMM
3) CRT
4) Shadows
5)...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2005, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,356
Posted By musky_man
bykimberly, You are 100% correct --I recall...

bykimberly,

You are 100% correct --I recall watching it like it was yesterday. As I recall, he had to cut Steel Rail Blues a little short. Got a great round of applause.
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2005, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,339
Posted By musky_man
Sheryl, It is ashame Vietnam vets have been...

Sheryl,

It is ashame Vietnam vets have been viewed in such a negative context.

Many Americans probably don't know that 30,000 Canadians volunteered in the Vietnam war.

In any event, war...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,339
Posted By musky_man
Always think about these two songs as we remember...

Always think about these two songs as we remember our war vets.

Dad was in a Halifax bomber at the ripe old age of 18 and my father-in-law was a Spitfire pilot -- BTW he was interviewed on Global...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,786
Posted By musky_man
One of my top 5 GL songs -- I am lucky to have...

One of my top 5 GL songs -- I am lucky to have been up in that area and know what he speaks about first hand.

Many of us are so lucky to live in Canada where we have vast tracts of unspoiled...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By musky_man
I remember several years ago I asked him to give...

I remember several years ago I asked him to give it a try at a TO concert -- he tried a few lines but could not recall all the lyrics -- good of him to give it a go though.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By musky_man
Annie, Have to agree -- one of the best GL...

Annie,

Have to agree -- one of the best GL tunes written.
Forum: Small Talk 11-02-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,954
Posted By musky_man
I am a Communicable Disease Investigator --...

I am a Communicable Disease Investigator -- investigate things like the 2003 SARS outbreak and the Legionella outbreak in Toronto.

Interesting - sometimes ... tiring - all of the time! Never a...
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