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Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: 2019 TOUR SCHEDULE CANADA and U.S. dates (so far)

It appears that the Lightfoot concert that had been scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga has been cancelled...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: LIGHTFOOT & JENNINGS AT INDIGO books-toronto

I enjoyed attending the book signing on Dec. 4 at the Indigo Bay & Bloor.

For a few years in the mid-1990s, I played indoor soccer with Nick Jennings once per week. Until Dec. 4, I hadn't seen...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: Billboard: Gordon Lightfoot's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks

I wasn't able to successfully to change the colour of the font, but I have re-typed the gist of my post below:

Given that the music for "Anything For Love" was not written by Lightfoot (but...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: Billboard: Gordon Lightfoot's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks

Given that the music for “Anything For Love” was not written by Lightfoot (but instead by David Foster), I always think of “Anything for Love” as a Lightfoot song with an asterisk. (By contrast, the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: IT's time for a QUESTION:Fave track leading off an album??

Good question, jj.

My favourite three opening tracks from the 20 non-compilation GL albums are (in order):

1. Don Quixote
2. Minstrel of the Dawn
3. Walls
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,572
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: Memories of Massey (Massey Hall Memories?) - LIVE cd - April release

This is wonderful news!

It would be great if the CD included GL's renditions of Farewell to Nova Scotia and Nighttime. After a concert at Massey Hall several years ago, I briefly asked GL whether...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,968
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: Top 10 Lightfoot Songs as Voted by Canadians in 1988

Although I like both "I'll Tag Along" and "A Passing Ship", I'm not very surprised that neither song made the Canadian "Lightfoot top 10" list in 1988. From what I recall, both songs received...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,968
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Top 10 Lightfoot Songs as Voted by Canadians in 1988

I recently came across an audio tape that one of my brothers made of the final part of a "Gord's Gold" radio special that aired in November 1988 on English-language radio stations across Canada.
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Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,000
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: Lightfoot to Perform at Massey Hall - May 25-28, 2011

Based on information in the "Tour Schedules" section of Wayne Francis's website on Lightfoot (http://www.lightfoot.ca/tourschd.htm), it appears that Lightfoot has performed at Massey Hall on 147...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,000
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Lightfoot to Perform at Massey Hall - May 25-28, 2011

Earlier this week, I received in the mail a brochure for the 2010-2011 season at Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.

The brochure indicates that Gordon Lightfoot will perform at Massey Hall on...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,723
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: Gordon's deep catalog-favorite overlooked tune?

My favourite songs that were written by Lightfoot and that do not appear on Gord's Gold, Gord's Gold Volume II, GL's Songbook collection or GL's Complete Greatest Hits include the following:

I'll...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,306
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: 4 Lightfoot Songs on Toronto AM 740's "Zoomer 300 List" of "Essential Classic Son

Yesterday, the Toronto radio station AM 740 completed the countdown of its "Zoomer 300" list of the "essential classic songs in a Zoomer's music library".

AM 740 played the list in order based on...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,303
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: Top 3 Gord recordings?

At the moment, my favourite Lightfoot recordings, not including the ones that charted on Billboard, are: The Pony Man (Gord's Gold II version), Alberta Bound (Gord's Gold II version), and Too Much To...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,306
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: 4 Lightfoot Songs on Toronto AM 740's "Zoomer 300 List" of "Essential Classic Son

Thanks, Charlene, for sharing the information about how you voted.

Given that GL's "Canadian Railroad Trilogy" did not make the list of the moderator of this great Lightfoot forum, it seems...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: Tunesmith- A tribute to Gord

Congratulations, tswish63, on writing such a terrific tribute to GL!

I, too, hope that your wonderful words will be set to music.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,306
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Re: 4 Lightfoot Songs on Toronto AM 740's "Zoomer 300 List" of "Essential Classic Son

It would be nice if the Zoomer magazine did a feature story on GL in an upcoming issue.

By the way, Charlene, thanks very much for all of the work you do in running this website and moderating...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,306
Posted By Off Yonge Street
4 Lightfoot Songs on Toronto AM 740's "Zoomer 300 List" of "Essential Classic Songs"

AM 740, a Toronto radio station, has posted its "Zoomer 300" list of "the essential classic songs in a Zoomer's music library".

AM 740's website (www.am740.ca (http://www.am740.ca)) states that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,206
Posted By Off Yonge Street
Two Recent Video Interviews of GL by Rudy Blair (680 News)

I've enjoyed reading the posts on this forum for several years. I finally registered for the forum today.

In case there hasn't already been a post on this topic . . .

Two recent video...
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