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Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 63,849
Posted By geodeticman
A new favourite of mine that I've been listening...

A new favourite of mine that I've been listening to A LOT lately is Restless, from the WFY album.

As so many have commented on it similarly, its melody is haunting, and the lyrics are...
Forum: Testforum 03-12-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By geodeticman
Wellrecrut, I am sorry I missed this posting of...

Wellrecrut,
I am sorry I missed this posting of yours in December.

Welcome to this group ! As DSR said above me, lots of great people here, and what better subject than GL's music ? :) Enjoy...
Forum: Small Talk 03-12-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,817
Posted By geodeticman
Lady A, I'll definately pray for your sister...

Lady A,
I'll definately pray for your sister and your whole family. As Silverheels says so well, Lightfoot fan prayers are mighty powerful :) . I think it is in part due to the fact that so many...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,229
Posted By geodeticman
Banjo - sad sometimes for us; I think a joy...

Banjo - sad sometimes for us; I think a joy mostly for Gord and folks like me who are just overjoyed he's still playing. I know what you mean , though.

We all get old - hey - there is a truism I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,368
Posted By geodeticman
Time - you got that right ! Also - to all -...

Time - you got that right !

Also - to all - I thought Don Quixote was also written for Hail Hero , but was overlooked. My God ! As topical as it may sound, it seems a metaphor for so many things...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2007, 04:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,830
Posted By geodeticman
Yes, I have a vinyl copy of the Northern Lights...

Yes, I have a vinyl copy of the Northern Lights LP, and I recall reading *somewhere* that the Canadian artists took a vote on who'd open the song. The definate honour by his peers was bestowed upon...
Forum: Small Talk 01-01-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,812
Posted By geodeticman
Watchman - your thread opener was hilarious !...

Watchman - your thread opener was hilarious ! Thanks I needed the laugh....

, geo Steve

p.s. I'd add some to the list to admonish others sanctimoniously of the toxic nature of the bulb...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2006, 04:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,227
Posted By geodeticman
Yuri - I'm so happy for you, to be up and about,...

Yuri - I'm so happy for you, to be up and about, go to the concert, meet Gord and talk ! I've always wanted to just talk to the man; having his autograph on my canoe paddle is very special to me, but...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2006, 04:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,227
Posted By geodeticman
Yuri - I'm so happy for you, to be up and about,...

Yuri - I'm so happy for you, to be up and about, go to the concert, meet Gord and talk ! I've always wanted to just talk to the man; having his autograph on my canoe paddle is very special to me, but...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,730
Posted By geodeticman
Dear old friend Sir John - I owe YOU an apology....

Dear old friend Sir John - I owe YOU an apology. You were quite correct regarding your mail boxes. PM'as were full on repeated attempts, but as advised I'll try again. E-mail I assume is still viable...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,611
Posted By geodeticman
Misty - thanks for the very kind response to my...

Misty - thanks for the very kind response to my rather unclear mix of Waronker to start - followed by the long outpouring of my admiration of Lightfoot, at a moment after driving home from the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,611
Posted By geodeticman
RMD - thanks for the thoughtful read of my long...

RMD - thanks for the thoughtful read of my long post starting with Waronker. I know so little of Waronker; I only meant to relate what I had read for the groups digestion. I was not taking a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,611
Posted By geodeticman
Timetraveler - I think you misunderstood me :) ...

Timetraveler - I think you misunderstood me :)
The book, as I mentioned when read in context, said nothing pejorative or even mildly unseemly of either Gordon, whom I have the utmost respect for -...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 28,037
Posted By geodeticman
Ingrid, Please accept my condolances. I am so...

Ingrid,
Please accept my condolances. I am so sorry. My parents had a mountain retreat that I lived in while going to High School. I loved that house so much; especially in later years after our...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2006, 03:50 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,659
Posted By geodeticman
Since timeless to me is listenable to any...

Since timeless to me is listenable to any generation, or at least a portion therof; I would pick a few to augment all the excellent choices above.

I suppose the fact that some of them have done...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,611
Posted By geodeticman
Yes Bru - of course I was thinking of you.. :) ...

Yes Bru - of course I was thinking of you.. :)

You deserve it - thanks for the candle....

geo Steve
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,253
Posted By geodeticman
The reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated ...

The reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated :)

Miss you all. Those who wish to know a bit more please do not hesitate to PM me. I am on sporadically; maybe every 2 - 3 days.

I just...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,611
Posted By geodeticman
RMD - thinking of Waronker and working with...

RMD - thinking of Waronker and working with Gordon, I was in Border's bookstore the other day and looked at a Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock.

Naturally, I looked up Lightfoot. I read of many...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2006, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,355
Posted By geodeticman
Thank you all - fascinating, geo Steve

Thank you all - fascinating,
geo Steve
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2006, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,730
Posted By geodeticman
John & D. Levesque: John - I'll be calling...

John & D. Levesque:

John - I'll be calling you back, as I promised, regarding your unintentional insults to me over time in corfid. I see you're up to your old self-described Brit'-style humour....
Forum: Small Talk 10-25-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By geodeticman
Bru - heya buddy... hope Donald Duck recovered...

Bru - heya buddy... hope Donald Duck recovered from his helium party and you make your DL.

Miss ya around in here, too.

Tall and strong, she slips along, they call her Silverheels. When this...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,355
Posted By geodeticman
Fading - This is a helpful start. What Gord says...

Fading - This is a helpful start. What Gord says is of course straight from the horse's mouth. Thanks...

You know though, interesting thing, I think Gord in his fun, on again off again way has...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,355
Posted By geodeticman
don't most of the deep thoughts come deep in the...

don't most of the deep thoughts come deep in the night though, Bro10 ? ;)
geo steve
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2006, 03:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,355
Posted By geodeticman
The song "Is There Anyone Home" - [in this house...

The song "Is There Anyone Home" - [in this house made of stone] - has been flooding my hard-drive in my dented brainpan for over 30 years.....

I love that song, and find it so imagery-laden and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2006, 03:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,927
Posted By geodeticman
Ordinary Man & Always On the Bright Side ...

Ordinary Man & Always On the Bright Side
geo Steve
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2006, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,772
Posted By geodeticman
Cathy and Bro10, Glad you agree on Beautiful,...

Cathy and Bro10, Glad you agree on Beautiful, but I am slowly downloading what may be it now, I'm not sure - its described in French, with Gord, and includes the word "Beautiful". i.e. avel le...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,772
Posted By geodeticman
Congratulations Wes ! And Cathy, I couldn't...

Congratulations Wes !

And Cathy, I couldn't agree more on Restless as almost a study in Gord's imagery. I also made a request in another thread for two image-rich ideas - Is There Anyone Home,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,129
Posted By geodeticman
Teejay - these are absolutely beautiful...

Teejay - these are absolutely beautiful interpretations of Gord's songs in imagery. It's so intuitively drawn from his music.

Your imagination as to what image would illustrate a very likely...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2006, 05:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,934
Posted By geodeticman
Hey Bro10 - I wanted to say welcome, then noticed...

Hey Bro10 - I wanted to say welcome, then noticed in your profile you'd already posted 20-odd times, and likely have had the welcome wagon roled out already!

If not, or even if so, welcome !
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,227
Posted By geodeticman
Teejay and Brink, Thank you so much; these...

Teejay and Brink,

Thank you so much; these are fantastic ! geo Steve
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By geodeticman
byKimberly - Point well made. OK, so I am...

byKimberly -

Point well made. OK, so I am enamoured of the rich recordings with orchestral arrangements in the 70's primarily...

And, by Gord's own admission he he wanted GG1 to have a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By geodeticman
Yuri - Your writing is excellent. I guess I...

Yuri -

Your writing is excellent. I guess I am so used to reading textbooks, novels, articles, etc., that my predeliction towards single spaced writing is automatic, and by no means difficult for...
Forum: Small Talk 10-04-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,444
Posted By geodeticman
JJ - Sign me up - how do I get a copy ? ...

JJ - Sign me up - how do I get a copy ?
- geo Steve
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2006, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By geodeticman
Yuri, Like BILLW, I like the Don Quixote...

Yuri,

Like BILLW, I like the Don Quixote arrangements and whole album mixes of talent, and any other album with Nick DeCaro string arrangements, as well as others in the IYCRMM through COTS time...
Forum: Small Talk 10-03-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,609
Posted By geodeticman
Cathy - LOL - No doubt ! It scares me to think of...

Cathy - LOL - No doubt ! It scares me to think of what he'd be tracking down these days. I wonder if someday there will be ....Internet Police..... ! I mean real police power mobile people,...
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