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Forum: Small Talk 09-12-2006, 03:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,942
Posted By AZroute74
I'm still in mourning myself. I feel almost as...

I'm still in mourning myself. I feel almost as bad as if I'd known Steve Irwin personally.

Germaine Greer can just bloody well get over herself.

The thing is, there are several websites I go...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2006, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By AZroute74
Here I am AZroute74 out of homage to my very...

Here I am AZroute74 out of homage to my very favorite GL song, "Carefree Highway." Everywhere else I am Cruztacean, from my last name, which is Cruz. (Cruz Control was already "taken" at many of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,140
Posted By AZroute74
I agree with the two previous posts. Even though...

I agree with the two previous posts. Even though I do like the songs, they don't seem as GL as most of the others. I have the same feeling toward Same Old Loverman. I love the song, it just...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,363
Posted By AZroute74
Oops. Then the information I read on my Waylon...

Oops. Then the information I read on my Waylon Jennings collection was incorrect. That's where I got it.

Blush.

Back to add: Yes, after double checking myself, I was wrong about who wrote...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,940
Posted By AZroute74
Two singers I still feel very strongly about. ...

Two singers I still feel very strongly about. John Denver, and Charley Pride.

I should probably add Sir Elton John, Jim Croce, and Rod Stewart. In addition to GL, I also love Collin Raye, Randy...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By AZroute74
I'm on it. Louisville, Kentucky. You'll...

I'm on it.

Louisville, Kentucky.

You'll see me in my wedding gown, when I married Jim about a year and a half ago. You'll remember that I <i>knew</i> he was the right one when he came to my...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,111
Posted By AZroute74
Cotton Jenny is easy for me, except that I first...

Cotton Jenny is easy for me, except that I first heard it (as a child) as Anne Murray's version, so I keep wanting to sing her feminized lyrics. Probably appropriate, though, since I'm female.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,320
Posted By AZroute74
I'll put my money on Canary Yellow Canoe.

I'll put my money on Canary Yellow Canoe.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,363
Posted By AZroute74
Waylon Jennings did it too. And apparently...

Waylon Jennings did it too.

And apparently Lightfoot returned the favor during the opening ceremonies of the 1988 Winter Olymics in Calgary, when he sang "Four Strong Winds," which Jennings wrote.
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,315
Posted By AZroute74
You might try editing your profile? It took...

You might try editing your profile?

It took me some figgerin' out, but I got on the map. It's hard for me to explain how.
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,363
Posted By AZroute74
It's chauvanistic, but then so are any number of...

It's chauvanistic, but then so are any number of songs nowadays. Usually in the reverse--somehow it's OK to bash men. Shania Twain's "Any Man of Mine" comes into my mind, but turn it around to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2005, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By AZroute74
I was surfing and ended up at...

I was surfing and ended up at songwritershalloffame.org. So I browsed to see who was in it, and much to my dismay I saw who wasn't. Believe it or not, Mr. Lightfoot has NOT been inducted into the...
Forum: Small Talk 05-12-2004, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,533
Posted By AZroute74
I agree with the local deejay here in Louisville...

I agree with the local deejay here in Louisville who interviewed GL on the air (lucky stiff...) and said, "Another 30 or 40 years, then you can go."

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"Pickin' up the pieces of...
Forum: Small Talk 05-12-2004, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,819
Posted By AZroute74
This is being posted to three different fan sites...

This is being posted to three different fan sites because, in one way or another, it is relevant to all three. I am known as Crozie at one, SpringChicken at another, and AZroute74 at the third. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2004, 12:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,070
Posted By AZroute74
Well, as you can tell by my screen name here, I...

Well, as you can tell by my screen name here, I am a MAJOR lover of that song.

My first post at this board was something like in February, and I had already been very sick with what we thought was...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,990
Posted By AZroute74
quote:Originally posted by GJA: I, too find...

quote:Originally posted by GJA:
I, too find that I listen to the entire CD without skipping to "favorite" songs. I cannot think of any other artist that I can say that about. Does that make me a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2004, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,697
Posted By AZroute74
I also like all of Tom T. Hall's work, and I...

I also like all of Tom T. Hall's work, and I can't find a single similarity between him and GL except that they are both extremely gifted song writers.

Does anyone see a common thread between GL's...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2004, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,348
Posted By AZroute74
Someone who plays "Carefree Highway" off his...

Someone who plays "Carefree Highway" off his "Complete Greatest Hits" 500 times in a row, even if it is one of his better known songs. Then that same someone buys his sixty-something-dollar anthology...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2004, 10:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,561
Posted By AZroute74
quote:Originally posted by DMD3: Just don't...

quote:Originally posted by DMD3:
Just don't play "Sundown". That song's boring, plus everyone's heard that one.

I disagree that "Sundown" is boring, and the fact that everyone has heard it may...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2004, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,697
Posted By AZroute74
I started out being fanatical about "Carefree...

I started out being fanatical about "Carefree Highway," but now that I own the Songbook set, I have discovered many others that I love as much. "Forgive Me Lord," released for the first time on...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2004, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By AZroute74
Forgot to add, welcome to the site. I'm fairly...

Forgot to add, welcome to the site. I'm fairly new here myself.

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"Pickin' up the pieces of my sweet, shattered dream..."
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2004, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By AZroute74
I thought I was the only one silly enough to pray...

I thought I was the only one silly enough to pray for celebs, but I guess I'm not so silly! (hee-hee). Not only have I been praying earnestly for GL's recovery, but a few years ago when Garth...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,493
Posted By AZroute74
I was under the impression that the song was...

I was under the impression that the song was about starting over, even thriving, when the world crashes around you. Your personal world may be "in ruins," but you can still operate and "race" to see...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,596
Posted By AZroute74
quote:Originally posted by Oma: "Song for a...

quote:Originally posted by Oma:
"Song for a Winter's Night"

Yeah. That's the song that finally did it for me, referring to my Tears II thread. I was all alone in the guest room at my brother's...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,037
Posted By AZroute74
Sweet of you to ask. ...

Sweet of you to ask. http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif I'm trying to get settled into my own apartment, should be sometime Monday or Tuesday (around the first of the month.) So my life has been...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2004, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,376
Posted By AZroute74
quote:Originally posted by DMD3: I hope your...

quote:Originally posted by DMD3:
I hope your not talking about me.

Mee eether.
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2004, 03:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,882
Posted By AZroute74
I'm with the one who asked, "There are other...

I'm with the one who asked, "There are other artists?"

Seriously, I stay mostly in the country/light pop vein, what most people would consider "boring" or "depressing."

Country favorites:...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2004, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By AZroute74
quote:The torch is passed! And how! I...

quote:The torch is passed!

And how!

I spent the past weekend with my grandmother. My whole family likes to dig and tease at each other, and the family matriarch is no exception. She has...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2004, 03:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,493
Posted By AZroute74
Shoot, I can name more than five famous Canadians...

Shoot, I can name more than five famous Canadians myself!

1. Gordon Lightfoot
2. Anne Murray
3. Shania Twain
4. Michael J. Fox
5. Lloyd Eisler
6. His skating partner, Isabelle Brassuer...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2004, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,589
Posted By AZroute74
Actually.... I remember now. It wasn't a hit...

Actually.... I remember now.

It wasn't a hit version I was hearing. And I wasn't a child. Young yes, but not a child, actually a teenager.

My first husband used that song as one of several...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2004, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,589
Posted By AZroute74
I know that when I was a puppy I heard another...

I know that when I was a puppy I heard another act sing "Did She Mention My Name." I'm talking late sixties, early seventies here. It seemed much slower than GL's version, but when I heard GL...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2004, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By AZroute74
I noticed too that in "Wreck" he turns Detroit...

I noticed too that in "Wreck" he turns Detroit into 3 syllables. Maybe it's just that I'm from the south, but I've always pronounced it DEE-troit. I've heard it pronounced De-TROIT, but not usually...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,859
Posted By AZroute74
Didn't know there was an "Oh Linda." I'm going...

Didn't know there was an "Oh Linda." I'm going to have to point that one out to my mother. She loves songs with her name in them; ie Conway Twitty's "Linda On My Mind," etc. If that doesn't make a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2004, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,037
Posted By AZroute74
Discovered I do have "Someone To Believe In." ...

Discovered I do have "Someone To Believe In." Yes, it does kind of stab a little, but what really got me was the last line of "Sit Down Young Stranger."

"John loves Mary, does anyone love me?"
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2004, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,682
Posted By AZroute74
quote:Originally posted by superiorsings: that...

quote:Originally posted by superiorsings:
that shmoe should go jump in the Great Lakes
(shmoe here meaning the initials of all five)

Kyuuuuuuute.



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