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Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2002, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,212
Posted By young stranger
My moment comes from what I have declared my...

My moment comes from what I have declared my favorite song by default, Carefree Highway. The second line of the first verse, "I wonder how the old folks are tonight." This line is why I started...
Forum: Small Talk 09-30-2001, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,133
Posted By young stranger
We're all right! Charlene's point about home not...

We're all right! Charlene's point about home not being a democracy fits right in with Selene's point about trying to be a child's "friend." Look, everyone would like to treat their children as...
Forum: Small Talk 09-28-2001, 04:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,133
Posted By young stranger
Janice, Thank-you for keeping me honest,...

Janice,
Thank-you for keeping me honest, that is the most useful reply I've ever received from a posting. You are absolutely right, we can't blame everything on the parents. Even with great...
Forum: Small Talk 09-27-2001, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,133
Posted By young stranger
I have to add this to your comment Selene, but...

I have to add this to your comment Selene, but really it is to many of my parent's generation (all of you who grew up in the 50's, 60's, and 70's). Now all of you who read my comments know that...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2001, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,148
Posted By young stranger
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 young stranger
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: Small Talk 08-07-2001, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,525
Posted By young stranger
This may seem like a weird question, but I just...

This may seem like a weird question, but I just realized I should find out if there are any Sigma Chis who are Gord fans and pay attention to this site.
Chris
Forum: Small Talk 07-31-2001, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,133
Posted By young stranger
Tom, Thank-God we're on the same page now! ...

Tom,
Thank-God we're on the same page now! Those bands you listed were pretty good examples, especially Matchbox 20. I forgot about them, that's the kind of band that I think should be given...
Forum: Small Talk 07-30-2001, 10:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,133
Posted By young stranger
Tom, You say you have a teen, so I get the...

Tom,
You say you have a teen, so I get the impression that by today's music you mean the boy bands like 'N Sync and Back Street Boys, as well as Britney Spears and the like. If so, PLEASE let...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2001, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,550
Posted By young stranger
Reading catmanron's comments about Race Among The...

Reading catmanron's comments about Race Among The Ruins just reminded me of how many verses or even entire songs I don't quite understand. Think about it. It may be hard to be honest with yourself...
Forum: Small Talk 07-01-2001, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,133
Posted By young stranger
I hardly ever enter the small talk section, so...

I hardly ever enter the small talk section, so forgive me if this is an old topic that no one wants to read about, but I couldn't help but make a comment and I can't believe I am going to defend...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2001, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,074
Posted By young stranger
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: 5,884
Posted By young stranger
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 young stranger
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 03-08-2001, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,400
Posted By young stranger
Ok, I haven't been to a concert yet, so at least...

Ok, I haven't been to a concert yet, so at least two of these are songs that Gord has played recently, but only occasionally. When I finally see Gord in May, I don't want to miss them. So here are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2001, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,460
Posted By young stranger
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 young stranger
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 02-23-2001, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By young stranger
Lightfoot678, Every time I see the UA...

Lightfoot678,
Every time I see the UA collection in a music store I want to buy it (then I feel guilty about spending money, although Gord CDs are probably one of the best ways to spend money)....
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2001, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,460
Posted By young stranger
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 02-21-2001, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By young stranger
If you like The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald,...

If you like The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald, you should see if you can purchase a copy of one of Gordon Lightfoot's CD's. He has written many more fabulous songs so give it a try. You can find...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2001, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,743
Posted By young stranger
I have thought a lot about this subject since...

I have thought a lot about this subject since Gord's Gold is what got me into Gord's music. Since then, I have listened to all the original versions and I agree with you on some and disagree on...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2001, 01:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,693
Posted By young stranger
leboeuf, I think you are missing the point...

leboeuf,
I think you are missing the point of this topic. Everyone who takes time to logon to this site and spends time reading and replying on even a semi-regular basis is, in my opinion, a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2001, 09:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,693
Posted By young stranger
Well Dan, I think you can be saved with regard to...

Well Dan, I think you can be saved with regard to disliking The Auctioneer, since Gord didn't write it. The original version by Leroy VanDyke I think is better. As for May I, well I have to confess...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2001, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By young stranger
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 young stranger
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 young stranger
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 young stranger
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 young stranger
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: 82,133
Posted By young stranger
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, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,447
Posted By young stranger
There is definitely a change that cannot be...

There is definitely a change that cannot be helped. As far as the recording techniques go, I am not that knowledgeable, but I know I have read interviews in which Gord prides himself on NOT using...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2000, 03:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,672
Posted By young stranger
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 12-01-2000, 12:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,348
Posted By young stranger
I finally had time to look over some recent...

I finally had time to look over some recent topics and I was really troubled by LAMS' first reply to the topic by supaiblue about Gord doing a song about some American experience. And LAMS, please...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2000, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,150
Posted By young stranger
Hi everyone! On November 5, a newspaper here in...

Hi everyone! On November 5, a newspaper here in upstate New York (from the city of Schenectady) ran an article about the anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Actually, it was...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2000, 06:18 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,103
Posted By young stranger
Dear Gord, Hope you enjoy your birthday. ...

Dear Gord,
Hope you enjoy your birthday. Thanks for all the great music, can't wait to see the shows in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Please let your band members know how much they are all...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2000, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,644
Posted By young stranger
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...
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