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Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By Minstrel Man
Re: sad news, member Gord H has passed away

Oh my, I didn't realize this just happened. I hadn't been on in a long time, and saw the drumming post, but thought it must have happened some time ago. My condolences. I met and chatted with him...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By Minstrel Man
Lightfoot for the next generation

Hi there, it's been a long time since I've posted. Hope everyone is well. I thought you might be interested in the following video of a Lightfoot song I sang for students in the library last...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,731
Posted By Minstrel Man
Re: Canadian Heritage Moment for Teens

Interesting song choices. I didn't do SFAWN simply because it was summer. Of course that song is great to listen to anytime. I did give Alberta Bound some consideration at one point. I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,731
Posted By Minstrel Man
Canadian Heritage Moment for Teens

So I performed to a class of high school students as I often do (usually once a year). This year I called it a "Canadian Heritage Moment." I played some Lightfoot tunes and I interjected with...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By Minstrel Man
Re: Earthquake fundraiser: a different perspective

By the way, if you're all interested, I will try to upload a version that is a bit clearer.
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By Minstrel Man
Earthquake fundraiser: a different perspective

Hello everyone:

I finally got around to converting my video to the proper format, although I should have upped the quality a bit. Anyway, the filming is done directly in front of Gordon, so even...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,213
Posted By Minstrel Man
Re: Lightfoot in Hamilton

I recorded the video with my DVD recorder today (from my camera), but the computer won't read the disk. Grrr. It's excellent video too. I'll try to do get it on the computer using school computers...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,213
Posted By Minstrel Man
Lightfoot in Hamilton

Hi everyone:

I can't stay here long, but just thought I'd tell you that the earthquake relief fundraiser appearance by Gord was awesome. He played two songs acoustically, no Mic (IYCRMM, and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,213
Posted By Minstrel Man
Re: Lightfoot Bust

Hey everyone:

It's been a long time since I've posted. I still lurk often though. Anyway, I picked up my tickets today. It's great to have Gord around in my neighbourhood. There's still lots...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 23,814
Posted By Minstrel Man
Re: You Were There (Lightfoot '08)

I was at the Hamilton Concert on May 2, 2008.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,432
Posted By Minstrel Man
April 2008-ICHW in Hamilton

Hi...Haven't posted in a while have I? Just wanted you all to know that I saw Gord last Friday in Hamilton. I thought If Children Had Wings was perfect. The orchestration, his singing, and the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,705
Posted By Minstrel Man
Re: 1968 Concert Now on Wolfgang's Vault!

Under Steel Rail Blues, the file that's coming in is called Affair on 8th Avenue. Is it possible to correct that mistake so that we can get Steel Rail? Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,062
Posted By Minstrel Man
Clouds of Loneliness "You will see the light...

Clouds of Loneliness

"You will see the light of change come shining through your windowpane when hope is gone"
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,062
Posted By Minstrel Man
Blackberry Wine

Blackberry Wine
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,062
Posted By Minstrel Man
Here's one: There's a lonely tear that falls...

Here's one:

There's a lonely tear that falls
And it falls 'round my door
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,137
Posted By Minstrel Man
Good grief! Is it just me or are you guys a...

Good grief! Is it just me or are you guys a little overly sensitive? I think he just asked a simple question out of interest or curiosity. Oh and by the way, I'm a true Gordon Lightfoot fan (Give...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,682
Posted By Minstrel Man
OK...Here's a couple of thoughts to consider: ...

OK...Here's a couple of thoughts to consider:

1. The word "master" is often used in to describe the pilot or captain of a boat. Dictionary.com says, "a person who commands a merchant ship;...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 31,780
Posted By Minstrel Man
Thanks Char! Fabulous reading. The most...

Thanks Char! Fabulous reading. The most stunning part of the interview for me was the moment Gordon decided to open up about Inspiration Lady. You folks know as well as I do that Gord almost NEVER...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,061
Posted By Minstrel Man
Hey Charlene, that was a great post. In just a...

Hey Charlene, that was a great post. In just a short paragraph, you brought back a bunch of memories of Gord concerts from the past. I don't have the greatest memory, but as I read each little...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,950
Posted By Minstrel Man
Interesting thoughts. I've had some thoughts of...

Interesting thoughts. I've had some thoughts of my own which I have not shared, but since it's on topic I will now. As a precursor, I will say that you need to remember that I love Gord and his...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,385
Posted By Minstrel Man
I'd say that was one of the best inteviews I've...

I'd say that was one of the best inteviews I've read. The interviewer asked very interesting questions and pushed Lightfoot to answer them by either allowing a long pause or by asking for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,871
Posted By Minstrel Man
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think Gord...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think Gord is a big flower fan. That's the impression I have. I saw someone else try to give him flowers once. He passed on the opportunity. Does anyone know...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,161
Posted By Minstrel Man
Hey Bill: Thanks for your encouragement. ...

Hey Bill:

Thanks for your encouragement. It's always nice to hear a positive comment. Hope we can cross paths again sometime soon.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,161
Posted By Minstrel Man
I've always taken the house as a metaphor. As if...

I've always taken the house as a metaphor. As if the house is the woman's heart. She's shut him out. It's a heart of stone. The man with the gun is the other man who is after her heart. He's a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,508
Posted By Minstrel Man
A student in my class told me that her father is...

A student in my class told me that her father is a fan and he has Songbook at home. She made me a list of her favourite songs. Thought you'd be interested in the list. I found there were some real...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,674
Posted By Minstrel Man
Every once in a while, I tell you about how I...

Every once in a while, I tell you about how I play Lightfoot songs for my class. I always play WOTEF for my class when we talk about story telling and ballads. Inevitably, students ask me to play...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By Minstrel Man
I don't know if I understand all the conspiracy...

I don't know if I understand all the conspiracy theories as to why our original map disappeared, but I thought I would mention that I tried logging in with my email and password as a member to see if...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,705
Posted By Minstrel Man
Hey, I took my baby when she was just over 1...

Hey, I took my baby when she was just over 1 month old last time Gord played Massey Hall. She loved it. Gord ended up holding her after the concert. A moment I won't forget. As long as the kids...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,859
Posted By Minstrel Man
Showdown #23 Dream Street Rose 12 ...

Showdown #23

Dream Street Rose 12
Dreamland 9

Showdown #22

Triangle 15
Ghosts of Cape Horn 9
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,406
Posted By Minstrel Man
Gord grew up in Church. He sung in the church...

Gord grew up in Church. He sung in the church choir. I believe he went to Sunday School and was a regular attender at church with his mom. I believe the songs referred to just reveal that...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By Minstrel Man
Showdown #22 Triangle 15 Ghosts of Cape...

Showdown #22

Triangle 15
Ghosts of Cape Horn 9

The gist of it all is it looks like a win for Triangle.

I'll get to the point for Showdown #23. I'll give you two songs to dream about
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,652
Posted By Minstrel Man
Showdown #1 Old Dan's Records 16 Uncle Toad...

Showdown #1
Old Dan's Records 16 Uncle Toad Said 2

Showdown #2
If You Could Read My Mind 13 Harmony 1

Showdown #3
Drifters 12 Stay Loose 6

Showdown #4
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,261
Posted By Minstrel Man
Sorry that you don't find this interesting...

Sorry that you don't find this interesting Watchman. I did find your response interesting. At least I have a better understanding about where you are coming from. Since you are ending the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,261
Posted By Minstrel Man
Ummm...Watchman? Your posts have just a hint of...

Ummm...Watchman? Your posts have just a hint of sarcasm, but you are not actually engaging me in any significant discussion. Saying that "Harmony is all over the place" actually says very little. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,261
Posted By Minstrel Man
You disagree Watchman? Put on the song salute,...

You disagree Watchman? Put on the song salute, and then listen to a track off Harmony. I stand behind my statement. I think it is the production values that create the effect?
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