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Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2004, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,949
Posted By Simone
Haven't been here for a while. Feels good to be...

Haven't been here for a while. Feels good to be back.

I think Gordon Lightfoot unplugged, and/or alone would be the dream show. I have seen James Taylor, CSN, Springsteeen, Clapton, and a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2003, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,219
Posted By Simone
All songs mentioned go well together. I've...

All songs mentioned go well together. I've always thought the reason to do this was to save Album/Disc time. Gord was able to kill two birds with one stone and have two appear as one, thus, making...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2003, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,298
Posted By Simone
Great Topic. Never be embarrassed about what you...

Great Topic. Never be embarrassed about what you used to listen to or still sneak around to hear. I for one, still listen to the sound track from "The Sound of Music" when no one else is around. ...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2003, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By Simone
Rice has been a Lightfoot fan since high school. ...

Rice has been a Lightfoot fan since high school. The Phil Ochs tune, "Changes," which Lightfoot recorded in the 60's, I believe was an early influence. Rice's impact on Bluegrass Music and acoustic...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2003, 10:59 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,114
Posted By Simone
It seems that the folk label varies widely in...

It seems that the folk label varies widely in interpretation. What is the definition? I recently bought the Time Life Collection and many of the numbers are suspect.

Number one I grew up with,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2003, 10:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,528
Posted By Simone
Tough one! 1. Minstrel of the Dawn 2. ...

Tough one!

1. Minstrel of the Dawn
2. Song for a Winter's Night
3. Mountains and Maryann
4. Ten Degrees and Getting Colder
5. Go My Way
5. Redwood Hill
5. E. M. R.
5. Don Quixote
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2002, 04:47 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 31,392
Posted By Simone
Happy to be here!

Happy to be here!
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2002, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,400
Posted By Simone
I have been performing in front of folks since I...

I have been performing in front of folks since I was 17 (37 now). Although I like the fact that the crowd gets into it at times, the clapping is a huge distraction. Audiences have no timing. It's...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2001, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,791
Posted By Simone
Welcome!!!! You are among friends. It's a great...

Welcome!!!! You are among friends. It's a great place to visit after a long day. How much for the guitar? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2001, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,549
Posted By Simone
The way I understand it, Lightfoot went to...

The way I understand it, Lightfoot went to Nashville in 1971 to see if his "style" fit into what was going on there at the time. It was there he recorded the "Summer Side of Life" LP with some of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2000, 10:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,255
Posted By Simone
I continually return to the final passage in...

I continually return to the final passage in Minstrel.

"And if you meet him you will be, the victim of his Minstrel seed..."

Every time I hear that, it reminds me that I am a victim, and so...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2000, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,826
Posted By Simone
"All is well, I've made my peace where highways...

"All is well, I've made my peace where highways never end. Yesterday's a memory, today is just a friend..."
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2000, 10:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,826
Posted By Simone
I have seen him twice, and will be in Greensboro,...

I have seen him twice, and will be in Greensboro, NC in March for #3. My three, which he has not done are:

1. Minstrel
2. Ten Drgrees and Getting Colder
2. Go My Way
2. Changes
3. The...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2000, 10:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,171
Posted By Simone
I love This Site. Great Topic! Here are...

I love This Site. Great Topic!

Here are mine...

I think of my little girl every time when I hear Fine As Fine Can Be

"Your as soft as a rose, your as sweet as the honey, your as warm as...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2000, 09:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,807
Posted By Simone
When I was a kid, on top of playing Lightfoot, my...

When I was a kid, on top of playing Lightfoot, my folks listened to a lot of Ian & Sylvia, John Denver, JT, Simon & Garfunkel, The Kingston Trio, Dylan, and Peter, Paul, & Mary.
I seem to listen to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2000, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By Simone
To Bob in Westphalia, Mich. When I stated...

To Bob in Westphalia, Mich. When I stated "Survivors" above, I meant surviving family members. I am glad they have a chance to get together each year, and might not if it weren't for the song.
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2000, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 92,000
Posted By Simone
Right now, this is an easy question. Tomorrow,...

Right now, this is an easy question. Tomorrow, it will be a hard one. As my musical tastes evolve and my life ever changes, my love for different Lightfoot songs seem to change. That is the beauty...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2000, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,798
Posted By Simone
Another cover: Michael Martin Murphy did "The...

Another cover: Michael Martin Murphy did "The Pony Man" on his collection of songs about horses. I have it at home, but can't remember the exact title of the recording. Not a hit or anything,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2000, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 92,000
Posted By Simone
[b] Yeah, I agree Fezo. "Ordinary Man" ranks...

[b]

Yeah, I agree Fezo. "Ordinary Man" ranks right up there as a great GL song. I've always particularly loved those lines you included from the song about the "lonesome, restless feeling" and the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2000, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 92,000
Posted By Simone
Whoa! "On Susan's Floor" not a Lightfoot song?...

Whoa! "On Susan's Floor" not a Lightfoot song? This comes as a shock, as that is one of my favorites, and it really seemed like a Gord song to me .

"The Watchman's Gone" is another favorite....
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2000, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,622
Posted By Simone
When Gordon came onstage at Purchase College he...

When Gordon came onstage at Purchase College he picked up a bunch of papers lying by the microphone (might have been song requests or things to autograph, I don't know) and said either "My mail," or...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2000, 01:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,719
Posted By Simone
Not to make light Bob, but maybe Keene had a good...

Not to make light Bob, but maybe Keene had a good reason for hurrying off the stage. Maybe he had to run off to the john or something! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif



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Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2000, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,719
Posted By Simone
I saw Gordon at SUNY/Prurchase on March 25th, and...

I saw Gordon at SUNY/Prurchase on March 25th, and I just have to say for the record, he was awesome! From the very beginning his voice was clear and strong, and I was impressed at how he's managed...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2000, 07:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,171
Posted By Simone
One of my faves: "the house you live in will...

One of my faves: "the house you live in will never fall down
if you pity the stranger who stands at your gate"

If only we could remember that, and treat each other...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2000, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,410
Posted By Simone
I saw GL last November in Ashland Kentucky. I...

I saw GL last November in Ashland Kentucky. I milled about after the show with a number of fans and Gordon came out to sign autographs. After all of the pictures and signatures, I got my chance. I...
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