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Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2004, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,498
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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 08-27-2003, 07:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,367
Posted By Chris in Virginia
Two pages now! 63 posts and still counting. Is...

Two pages now! 63 posts and still counting. Is this a great country(insert country), or what?
I realize the world is facing some important issues at this juncture, but an escape to what really...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2003, 10:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,367
Posted By Chris in Virginia
That blasted clicking. Now it's haunting my days...

That blasted clicking. Now it's haunting my days and nights. I hear it in my sleep. It's drowning out the voices! Stop the voices!


ps. I do play guitar, and you can't do it. I guess you...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2003, 08:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,367
Posted By Chris in Virginia
Sorry Titan, but there is absolutely no way...

Sorry Titan, but there is absolutely no way anyone is tapping a ring on a guitar. It may be a metronome, but the drum stick on the side of the snare sounds the most plausable. The guitar mix may...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2003, 09:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,367
Posted By Chris in Virginia
What a great post. I have always been bothered...

What a great post. I have always been bothered by that damn clicking on the original version! I actually think it is the precussionist overplaying a bit. I will listen a little more closely. ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2003, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,795
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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: 3,761
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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: 2,112
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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: 11,304
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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: 8,195
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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: 26,881
Posted By Chris in Virginia
Happy to be here!

Happy to be here!
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2002, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,256
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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 03-01-2002, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,044
Posted By Chris in Virginia
Great topic. I guess I am not alone. This is...

Great topic. I guess I am not alone. This is exactly why some songs do it for us and others do not. It's called the "Payoff." That portion of a song, that hook, that melody, that phrase that keeps...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2001, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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 07-23-2001, 09:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,046
Posted By Chris in Virginia
Great topic, tough job. Props to those of you who...

Great topic, tough job. Props to those of you who have dug down deep. For some reason, I thought "Minstrel" would have been on more lists. I would be happy to hear Gord sing that 10 times in a row,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2001, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,723
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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 05-19-2001, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By Chris in Virginia
I completely understand the questions and...

I completely understand the questions and confusion concerning the sound quality of GG I and GG II. I have yet to figure it out myself. I do not blame Gord's voice for the bad sound quality of GG II...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2000, 10:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,076
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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 11-11-2000, 10:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,257
Posted By Chris in Virginia
...you seek solitude, go out in the garage, ...

...you seek solitude, go out in the garage, climb in the car, recline the seat, and crank up six speakers around your head that are filled with Gord. The sounds of an old friend, that take you back,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2000, 09:24 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 14,060
Posted By Chris in Virginia
Gordon, there is so much to say, but I will make...

Gordon, there is so much to say, but I will make it easy...

THANKS

Happy Birthday

Chris
Roanoke, VA
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2000, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By Chris in Virginia
"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: 3,213
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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 09-15-2000, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,873
Posted By Chris in Virginia
I guess I like the entire evolution of Gordon. I...

I guess I like the entire evolution of Gordon. I love the old, rough, original recordings of the 60's but also love the re-recordings with strings etc. he did later on. I do think the recording...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2000, 10:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,526
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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: 12,832
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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: 4,772
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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 03-31-2000, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,772
Posted By Chris in Virginia
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...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2000, 10:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,146
Posted By Chris in Virginia
Some comments from the Bluegrass World. As...

Some comments from the Bluegrass World.

As mentioned above, Tony Rice has been recording Gordon Lightfoot's music for the past 25 years. It started in 1975 when JD Crowe and the New South, on...
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