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Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2001, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,148
Posted By WillieMaysFan
How embarassed am I? Sorry about that, I guess...

How embarassed am I? Sorry about that, I guess when I am looking up Gord stuff I get Canada stuck in my brain. I knew you were from downunder too, I feel like such an idiot! Well, rest assured, I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2001, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,148
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Catmanron, Are you sure that this is the...

Catmanron,
Are you sure that this is the first ever showing of that episode up there in Canada? I saw that episode quite some time ago and this is the typical time for reruns. Could it have...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2001, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,076
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Actually, I believe that Gord's music, new and...

Actually, I believe that Gord's music, new and old, could and should get air time on a number of different radio station genres. But we don't hear Gord's music anywhere near as often as we should on...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2001, 11:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,887
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Black Day in July is about the riots that...

Black Day in July is about the riots that occurred in Detroit in the summer of 1967. Apparently, police raided a black club and things got out of hand. It went on for a few days and the military...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2001, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,587
Posted By WillieMaysFan
On the same note (no pun intended), does anyone...

On the same note (no pun intended), does anyone know where I can find sheet music for the piano for some of Gord's tunes? I really need to find piano sheet music for Fine As Fine Can Be. Please...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2001, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,462
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Joshua1, The song is simply about being the...

Joshua1,
The song is simply about being the one who gets dumped. So the line "She left me not knowing what to do" refers to him. You have felt this way if you've ever been dumped out of the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2001, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,506
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Good call classicmixdj! That is a perfect song...

Good call classicmixdj! That is a perfect song for today, especially since it's so damn cold down here right now (New England)! I know I should complain since it's probably colder for all you...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2001, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,462
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Legend, you are a kindred spirit. Carefree...

Legend, you are a kindred spirit. Carefree Highway is my favorite song, it takes me back to my earliest days. I was only 2 or 3 years old when I remember this song being played on the radio and in...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2001, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By WillieMaysFan
All true, but I don't think Gord really should be...

All true, but I don't think Gord really should be so sensitive about the message of his "chauvinistic" songs. Although he may have written them during a time when he was a different man, I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2001, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By WillieMaysFan
I was reminded of my feelings on the two medleys...

I was reminded of my feelings on the two medleys while watching my newly acquired tape of the concert in Reno. I think it was a nice idea to put I'm Not Sayin' and Ribbon Of Darkness together in a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2001, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Yes, I've known about the Tony Rice album for...

Yes, I've known about the Tony Rice album for awhile and when I get some extra cash, I am going to get that one. I wanted to emphasize the point that I think he did a good job overall. There was...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2001, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By WillieMaysFan
I really dislike it when someone develops a new...

I really dislike it when someone develops a new arrangement for a song (of course, I guess that there isn't much point in covering a song if you just do it the same way as the original artist, maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2001, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,499
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Many thanks, supaiblue. I sent an e-mail to...

Many thanks, supaiblue. I sent an e-mail to Kristen Topping at Clear Cut, Inc. and she was extremely helpful. I received my copy of the concert yesterday and it is fabulous. It was great to see...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2001, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 82,172
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Wow, I just realized how long everyone has kept...

Wow, I just realized how long everyone has kept this topic going. Well, if anyone remembers, my absolute favorite Gord song will always be Carefree Highway. I wrote a rather heartfelt reason for...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2000, 03:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,676
Posted By WillieMaysFan
What a time we'll all have. The evening...

What a time we'll all have. The evening entertainment will be Gord and the band. During the day, those who play can sit down and jam with the band. I just have one concern, though:
Will...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2000, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,648
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Thanks, midnightmisty, I really appreciate your...

Thanks, midnightmisty, I really appreciate your response. And what a story you have to tell. I am glad you share my love of that line and my belief in respecting the old folks. I haven't had the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2000, 10:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,648
Posted By WillieMaysFan
I know this is an older topic, but I have been...

I know this is an older topic, but I have been away from the site in awhile and I really like this question (thanks Frank) and I want to share my favorite line. It is from my favorite song (I'm sure...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2000, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,827
Posted By WillieMaysFan
This is a little different than a topic by Frank...

This is a little different than a topic by Frank V about other artist's opinions of Gord and it something I am really interested in. The question for all of you is this:
Have you heard or read...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2000, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,476
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Welcome Andrew! I am also 24 and come from a...

Welcome Andrew! I am also 24 and come from a small town in Connecticut, USA. Glad to see there are others my age who know what good music is!
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2000, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,553
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Gord's Gold Vol.1. Then Sundown and Summertime...

Gord's Gold Vol.1. Then Sundown and Summertime Dream...
GG1 was before I knew that all of Gord's music was really really good. So naive.

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"...life is only therapy, real...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2000, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Not necessarily my top three favorite Gord tunes...

Not necessarily my top three favorite Gord tunes of all but from the Sundown album:

#1. Carefree Highway
#1a. Sundown (sorry, you just have to include this tune by default)
#2. Seven...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2000, 08:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,507
Posted By WillieMaysFan
The surname. I don't know what story is behind...

The surname. I don't know what story is behind it, but I listened to a radio interview with Gord and the interviewers asked him if he had any indian in him (which a lot of people might assume with a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2000, 08:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,507
Posted By WillieMaysFan
I'm not sure I would ask a question. He gets so...

I'm not sure I would ask a question. He gets so many all the time, but maybe I say that because right now I don't have a really good one in mind. I'm a perfectionist and if I had the chance, it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2000, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 1,303
Posted By WillieMaysFan
First Char, thank-you so very much for my tape. ...

First Char, thank-you so very much for my tape. I am grateful beyond words. And second, yes it is definitely a lot faster than some other versions. I was struck by the difference because the first...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2000, 04:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,623
Posted By WillieMaysFan
SANDYO, I agree wholeheartedly. Cherokee Bend...

SANDYO, I agree wholeheartedly. Cherokee Bend has to have some of the best guitar work I've heard. This is one of those songs that I think sounds just as good on the Gord's Gold album. I hope I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2000, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,893
Posted By WillieMaysFan
Oh, I forgot to add, that goes for all four...

Oh, I forgot to add, that goes for all four albums. Also, I really appreciate this board and all the kind and helpful folks on it.
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2000, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,893
Posted By WillieMaysFan
So they might be rereleased in the not too...

So they might be rereleased in the not too distant future? Is that just an ongoing speculation or is there real evidence that they will DEFINITELY be on CD someday?
Any reason these 2 albums (2...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2000, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,893
Posted By WillieMaysFan
I have been a big fan of Gordon Lightfoot for the...

I have been a big fan of Gordon Lightfoot for the past 30 years. I own many of his albums on vinyl and have purchased all of his CD's I can find. However, I cannot find Dream Street Rose or Shadows...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2000, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 82,172
Posted By WillieMaysFan
This is my first reply as I just found the site...

This is my first reply as I just found the site and signed up. I don't know if there are others my age (24) who belong to the group, I find that there are not too many my age who even know who...
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