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Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,744
Posted By Acadia
Re: May 12 - ORONO, ME concert date

Thank you so much for posting this, otherwise I might have missed getting tickets. I'll be in the 3rd row, I am so excited! This will be my 3rd time now seeing Gordon perform. Yes! The last time I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,561
Posted By Acadia
Re: 72 and still gettin' it done.Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot

Happy Birthday to the greatest folk singer of all time, the legendary Gordon Lightfoot.
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,943
Posted By Acadia
Re: concert pics - Alabama - June 2010

wow! extremely cool photo, and a cool outfit as well.
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,905
Posted By Acadia
Re: ANOTHER surprise from Gordon Lightfoot !!!

Gordon Lightfoot is just a class act all the way. What a fantastic call, and so thoughtful of him.
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,682
Posted By Acadia
Gor"dan" Lightfoot dam in Montana

There really is one by that name, perhaps the "dan" in the "Gor" is a tip of the hat to old Dan, or perhaps it is all pure coincidence:
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Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,667
Posted By Acadia
Re: Video- Savannah, March 9, 2010

Sometimes I think "Waiting For You" is the best song this man ever put down. Wow, can he conjure up imagery. Thanks for posting these clips!
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,165
Posted By Acadia
Re: "Heaven Help The Devil May He Have A few Unpleasant Memories"

and actually "If it should please you" sounds really Knopfler-esque, at least the studio version on GG2, so maybe there was a sort of mutual influencing going on during that period. Though Lightfoot...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,165
Posted By Acadia
Re: "Heaven Help The Devil May He Have A few Unpleasant Memories"

oh very interesting information, and thanks for the link to the "In My Fashion" mp3, another amazing track off of Shadows. It doesn't surprise me that Knopfler would do a bit of imitating of the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,165
Posted By Acadia
Re: "Heaven Help The Devil May He Have A few Unpleasant Memories"

Oh wow, the Shadows era is my favorite, and this is such an often overlooked piece of brilliance, this song (and the whole album). Thanks for putting this out there.
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,210
Posted By Acadia
Re: HE IS FINE - it was a hoax

What a terrible, horrible hoax, thank you Charlene for clearing that up.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,181
Posted By Acadia
Re: Quiz

Yeah, Sea of Tranquility is not about the open sea. I think Gordon explained in Songbook that it was about nocturnal wildlife in the forests near his home. Maybe Triangle would have been a better...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,120
Posted By Acadia
Re: Gordon Lightfoot @ CNE ~1980~

Thanks for taking the time and energy to put all the varying footage up on You Tube Jesse Joe, seeing all of this been extremely cool!
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,400
Posted By Acadia
Re: Gordon Lightfoot/ Gotta Get Away

This video and the footage of GL pretty much define the word awesome, and it also speaks well of the rugged beauty of Canada. GL has raised a lot of awareness in my mind of Canada and its history. I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,689
Posted By Acadia
Re: Gordon Lightfoot / Knotty Pine @ 1983 Juno Awards (Low Quality)

This is awesome, and thanks for all the recent footage you have posted.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,725
Posted By Acadia
Re: Gordon Lightfoot/My Love For You

Oh cool! Thank you for posting this. I just saw the movie for the first time a few days ago. It deserved better reviews than it got. And the part where this song came in (for the second time) at the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,383
Posted By Acadia
Re: Starting your day with a GL song

Waiting For You, this song is so inspiring, especially on a cold morning in Maine! bah, those snowbirds have no idea!
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By Acadia
Re: GL Juno performance 1996 IYCRMM - lo quality

I found this footage on You Tube of the legendary Ian Tyson singing IYCRMM in honor of Mr. Lightfoot. Maybe everyone has seen it, but maybe not -- it shows Gordon looking very appreciative right at...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By Acadia
Re: GL Juno performance 1996 IYCRMM - lo quality

Thank you for posting this. This footage was awesome. It reminds me of how when I saw Mr. Lightfoot this past summer there were those moments when he just looked timeless. Those moments like in...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,177
Posted By Acadia
Re: *Links to Lightfoot Interviews

Oh wow, yes the full length version of the Orillia clip sounds fascinating, and to see Red Shea and J. Stockfish in the studio recording that legendary number with Mr. Lightfoot would be well worth a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,177
Posted By Acadia
Re: *Links to Lightfoot Interviews

Thanks for posting those links. I wasn't aware of all that CBC archival material. The footage of Mr. Lightfoot walking around and discussing Orillia in the late 60's was really interesting, as was...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,584
Posted By Acadia
Re: Meadowbrook Gilford, NH

Yes I noticed that a number of times, both driving and flying up there--all those fields, it almost looks like parts of the midwest from above. People tend to forget that Maine has that.

Oh, I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,584
Posted By Acadia
Re: Meadowbrook Gilford, NH

Those flying treks your dad went on into Canada must have been spectacular! I did most of my flying up there in the context of the Boston-Presque Isle run for a regional airline, but on the good...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,911
Posted By Acadia
Re: Am I nuts?

I don't think it's nuts. Just last night I listened to Triangle roughly 15 times in a row, the day before it was Waiting For You, same thing. Oddly enough each listen of the song seemed to provide...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,584
Posted By Acadia
Re: Meadowbrook Gilford, NH

Hi Cathy, I am from Mount Desert Island so the Acadia comes from Acadia National Park. I see you are from further up north. I used to do some flying up there. In and out of Presque Isle and Houlton...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,584
Posted By Acadia
Re: Meadowbrook Gilford, NH

Thank you for the welcome's. I am looking forward to it-- as well as learning a whole lot from the Gordonlightfoot.ca and lightfoot.ca websites which look to be extremely well done and packed with...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,584
Posted By Acadia
Re: Meadowbrook Gilford, NH

Hi everybody, I am a new member so I will try to keep this short. My first Gordon Lightfoot concert was the Gilford show. I really enjoyed reading Podunklander’s account of the concert. I am one of...
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