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Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,346
Posted By Moose
Re: My Favorite Gordon Lyrics

"Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?"

As a not very strong swimmer, I know that those seconds between realizing I can't touch bottom and ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By Moose
Re: Amalgamating threads that are about ONE concert?

That sounds great if we start today by posting a show date & place and asking everyone to post all articles concerning that show under that heading.

For you to go back and rearrange past post...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,846
Posted By Moose
Re: Lightfoot shirts w/o copywrite infringement

Actually if you have a computer & a printer you can make your own. Walmart sells fabric sheets you use with an inkjet printer and then sew onto a T shirt. It works well for a child but would...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,813
Posted By Moose
Re: The Wreck - song breakdown

What a difference a comma can make! If you take it away the bell did ring 29 times for each man. But with the comma, the meaning is clear - the bell rang 29 times in total, representing the total...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,248
Posted By Moose
Re: You know you're a Gordon Lightfoot FANATIC when...

When your son's nursery school teacher asks if anyone wants to sing a song, your son stands up, grabs his "air guitar" and belts out The Canadian Railway Trilogy. And when his teacher is so...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By Moose
Re: High cost GL CD's?

I suspect this happens when they've sold out and can't get anymore. I recently tried to buy my Granddaughter her own copy of Arlo Guthrie's Mooses come Walking book. It's over $100. on Amazon. more...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,505
Posted By Moose
Re: Help request: from long time concert goers

He preformed "Nous Vivons Ensemble" in Quebec City in the mid-70's and I believe it was well received. I think I have heard him mention the fact during an interview & it was mentioned in the book...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By Moose
Re: Second Cup of Confusion - what does this mean?

I think it's the morning after a 'dark night of the soul' when he is confronting the mess he's made of his life and realizing he can't make it right again. The young girls with their fingers in his...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,846
Posted By Moose
Re: Massey Collage'

I LOVE the collage! You are very modest, it's a beautiful piece of artwork and that makes you a graphic artist.
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,270
Posted By Moose
Re: ALL LIVE review

My copy (bought off the rack at Archambault in Quebec) did not have "Massey Hall Moments" but my media player doesn't recognize it as anything. It plays fine & I love it but I had to enter all the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,171
Posted By Moose
Re: CD Launch @ Indigo Books-pics and video

What an amazing array of expressions!

Actually Char, I wish you had got to ask some pointed questions. I'm sure there would have been some cheers. HR would like to be considered the queen of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,390
Posted By Moose
Re: PRESS RELASE - CD songlist and cover picture

I was delighted to find it in an Archambault Musique near Montreal. They even had a better than I expected selection of his older CD's.
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,202
Posted By Moose
Re: Cbc..Ask Lightfoot a question online- tune in Mon.Apr.16 @ 10 a.m.

Not much to show for such a build up! They had dozens of questions to choose from and I thought some of them were really interesting. I wonder who chose those three.
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,511
Posted By Moose
Re: The Harmonize For Speech Fund - A Conversation With Gordon Lightfoot

Thank you! That was really interesting. I've worked with a few children with severe speech problems and it's so neat to know Gord supports one of my causes.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By Moose
Re: PG concert

Super pictures! They are much better than the photographer who did this article. For some reason I can't attach that picture.

http://www.bclocalnews.com/entertainment/134454333.html

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Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,462
Posted By Moose
Re: Occupy Toronto

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/multimedia/camera-club/in-photos/best-pictures-from-november-15/article2237653/?from=sec434


This was my favorite of all the photos - a so typical Dad & Daughter...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,350
Posted By Moose
Re: Vancouver newspaper interview

Great article! I love that he opens up to why he won't open up about his past. It's kind of sad that he feels he has to, many of us wouldn't want to explain our behavior of 35 years ago.

I love...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,003
Posted By Moose
Re: Summertime Dream.

It's set in Alaska, the same guy did Whispers of the North.

http://www.youtube.com/user/tcraftbrew#p/u/24/fWu1WJIvZAM
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,494
Posted By Moose
Re: Songs that took a little while to grow on you

Would you believe the one I really changed my mind about was The Wreck... I thought it was the world's longest dirge and for a while it was just Everywhere. Then I heard it live and I was...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,944
Posted By Moose
Re: Who Has The Most Pompous Voice??? (what?)

That was funny!

Frankly I think the idea of trying to judge 'the most pompous voice" is itself rather pompous, but I was really struck by " this guy (Lightfoot) *sounds* like he knows more...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By Moose
Massey Hall-May 2011-Toronto Sun Review

http://www.torontosun.com/2011/05/26/gords-gold-at-massey-hall


Maybe the hallowed venue should be dubbed “The House Gordon Lets Other Musicians Use.”


When Gordon Lightfoot begins the final...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,715
Posted By Moose
Re: Canadian Road Songs

One of my favorite road songs has always been The Mountains and Maryann

"And the prairie towns go sailing by
Saskatchewan there's mud in your eye.."

Two quick lines that point out how I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By Moose
Re: Ian Reminiscing About Gord

It's been repackaged as one of their Bravo Bios & is supposed to air again on March 20.

http://www.bravo.ca/events/GreatCanadianBios/documentaries.asp
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,022
Posted By Moose
Re: Macleans Magazine, September 1968

Okay guys, I'm one of the people whose taxes paid that bill. For what it's worth, I think, Jean Drapeau put Montreal on the map. I really feel it is sad that Olympic Debt is the legacy...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,513
Posted By Moose
Re: CRT children's book and Anniversary of Canadian Railway

Apologies if someone else has mentioned this.

I found this this morning and I wonder if anyone else had noticed "hidden pictures" in the artwork. Sounds like fun, now I have to resist unwrapping...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,446
Posted By Moose
Re: Have To Say Something...

It's definitely a Char thing. I'm sure I'm not the only Canadian who would have screamed and quit on the first morning that started with hundreds of spam messages and I'd never be able to get along...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 12-02-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,838
Posted By Moose
Re: What is your favourite song by Gordon Lightfoot?

After mulling the question around for a few days, I'm going to go with the very first first song that made me stand up and realize GML was a lot more than a really cute guy with a beautiful voice! ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,339
Posted By Moose
Re: What old rock stars should be singing

Canary Yellow Commode. Feels kinda mean to be doing this to Gord's songs.
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,800
Posted By Moose
Re: 72 and still gettin' it done.Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot

For the children at school, I use a big sticker from the local teacher supply store. I usually use Teddy Bear Stickers about 3"x4" because they come in pastel colours that are easy to write on. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,800
Posted By Moose
Re: 72 and still gettin' it done.Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot

Some authors will mail an autographed book plate that you stick inside the book. Since Gord is not primarily an author, he may not have any on hand but you could even send a home made plate and ask...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,800
Posted By Moose
Re: 72 and still gettin' it done.Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot

Happy Birthday to you, and your elephant too!

I've decided Nov. 17 is a holiday for me. No housework today and the kitchen's going to close early.
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,948
Posted By Moose
Re: Edmund fitgerald

35 years and the Legend is still going strong. The comments are interesting.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-11-08-fitzgerald08_ST_N.htm?csp=34news

With new photos of the wreck.
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,898
Posted By Moose
Re: Photographer wins Karsh award - took portrait of Lightfoot

You're right, it was made quite clear in the article too. Even if my brain was working, I don't think I'd appreciate whatever he was trying to do in that photo.
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,898
Posted By Moose
Re: Photographer wins Karsh award - took portrait of Lightfoot

"“I was trying to take pictures of him where he looked like I remembered him, but he never did."

What on earth does this man remember. I don't ever remember Lightfoot looking like he was hung out...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,776
Posted By Moose
Re: oh no! Gordon Lightfoot is Canadian ! and a socialist AND he watches OPRAH!!!!!!!

Between the idiocy & the illiteracy, I have to wonder about the education system down there. Scary to think this guy gets to vote!

Actually maybe GL is the only famous Canadian he's ever heard...
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