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Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,887
Posted By bjb
Re: READING,PA-May 29-2015

Amen! It's sad that a person who makes her living by reviewing music doesn't get the appeal of attending a concert by such a talented writer and artist any day, anywhere, any time!

Lightfoot's...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By bjb
Re: listening to Lightfoot on the vinyl cafe

Sorry, should have made it clear that it was a Lightfoot SONG I was listening to!
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By bjb
Re: listening to Lightfoot on the vinyl cafe

I was only partly listening until I heard Lightfoot's name ;)

Vinyl Café was recording in Toronto a couple of weeks ago at the cbcmusic.ca festival. They had a tent set up and people stopping by...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By bjb
listening to Lightfoot on the vinyl cafe

Did anyone else catch this? Mention made of Gord attending Hugh's, sitting at the back and singing along very quietly...apologies if this is a duplicate post
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By bjb
Re: Poll: Favorite Album Cover Picture

Summer Side of Life -- great album, but aren't they all?
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,214
Posted By bjb
Re: Video for Terry

It's beautiful. Thank you!
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,227
Posted By bjb
Re: Condolence/sympathy/memories messages - post here

To all,
Terry added some exquisitely beautiful moments to already gorgeous songs. When I signed up for guitar lessons, it was with aspirations to be able to make those kinds of memorable moments. ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By bjb
Re: Book about GL?

Just came across a description of a book that's due out in December 2010
Canadian Railroad Trilogy (Hardcover)
by Gordon Lightfoot (Author), Ian Wallace (Illustrator)
56 pages

Canadian...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,327
Posted By bjb
Re: 50th anniversary of Mariposa report

If Gordon Lightfoot sang a song specifically to me, I'd be floating for days, if not years! :)

I had a wonderful time with Melanie, Brian, Char and Lisa at the folk festival this year. Somehow I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By bjb
Re: The Edmund Fitzgerald's legend lives on … but with a major change

Lightfoot’s lyrics have now been changed to: “When supper time came the old cook came on deck /Saying ‘Fellows it’s too rough to feed ya’ /At 7 p.m. it grew dark, it was then/He said, ‘Fellas it's...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By bjb
The Eyebrows

I've noticed it in the past, but most recently while watching the Elwood interview linked by JJ. Gordon has the most expressive eyebrows I think I've ever seen! It's got to be a sign of great...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,976
Posted By bjb
Re: *Links to Lightfoot Interviews

Thanks for these links -- watching them is a great warmup for the Massey Hall shows this fall!
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,665
Posted By bjb
Re: More Gord Memories

My Dad brought home the first Lightfoot album when I was a teenager, a year or two after it came out, and I'm sure we all (big family) wore it out! I couldn't start my daily chores until I put the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,107
Posted By bjb
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By bjb
Re: Winnipeg review

Great quote!

It never fails to astonish me how critics feel they can attack someone based on nothing except their own prejudice and lack of understanding! Small things amuse small minds, and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,690
Posted By bjb
Cool sculpture tribute to Gordon Lightfoot

Just came across this: http://ginocavicchioli.com/sculpture_gordonlightfoot.html
(apologies if this is already posted)
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By bjb
Re: Edmonton Journal

Hi Bill W, long time no see. I guess I saw the suave, charming personality...will you and your lovely wife be at Massey this fall?

Bonnie
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,750
Posted By bjb
Hi Bill, Thanks for keeping track! Several...

Hi Bill,
Thanks for keeping track! Several possibilities have fallen through, so the tickets are still available. Great seats too, Row F.

BJ
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2005, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,750
Posted By bjb
Thanks for the reminder, Bill -- sorry I won't...

Thanks for the reminder, Bill -- sorry I won't see you all there!

The Town Hall confirmed that although I won't be there in person to pick up the tickets I paid for with my credit card, someone...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2005, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By bjb
Hi Bill, So sorry I won't be able to meet you...

Hi Bill,
So sorry I won't be able to meet you and Lizanne there!!!

The tickets are to be picked up -- I have already confirmed that if I give my confirmation number to the person, they can pick...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2005, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By bjb
Still have those tickets: Town Hall, on...

Still have those tickets:

Town Hall, on Saturday, October 29, 2005, at 8:00 p.m. 2 seats in Section ORCH, Row F, Seats 5 and 7. Total cost (including all fees) was $125.25

I really hope someone...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2005, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By bjb
Unfortunately I won't be able to attend the NYC...

Unfortunately I won't be able to attend the NYC show on October 29th after all. If anyone is interested in two tickets, please email me (see profile)

I'll have to wait for my "Lightfoot fix" :(
Forum: Small Talk 09-28-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By bjb
In a Windowpane

In a Windowpane
Forum: Small Talk 09-22-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By bjb
Hi Rez, The Abba song "I Have a Dream" is on...

Hi Rez,
The Abba song "I Have a Dream" is on the Voulez-Vous album and has a beautiful melody and message. There's another one "Chiqitita" on the same album about heartaches and the belief that...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,063
Posted By bjb
It would be like choosing between two of your...

It would be like choosing between two of your children...can't be done.
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,946
Posted By bjb
Shazia/Joveski, I'm puzzled about what doesn't...

Shazia/Joveski, I'm puzzled about what doesn't appeal to you, is it the lyrics, the melody, or what?
Forum: Small Talk 08-15-2005, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By bjb
One more: Live On, by the Kenny Wayne...

One more:

Live On, by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Hello my friend, can't sleep again
Got too much on my mind
It's half past 3, you're calling me
Just to make everything alright
Can't...
Forum: Small Talk 08-15-2005, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By bjb
Last night I listened to Bob Marley's "Three...

Last night I listened to Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds", a beautiful, beautiful song when you're hurting. And by coincidence, a friend sent me some lyrics from Social Distortion called "When the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,580
Posted By bjb
"He took off for Scandinavia" this would be...

"He took off for Scandinavia"

this would be when his first marriage took place? Wonder if he was asked not to mention that he was married -- do agents still do that?


PS These must be your...
Forum: Small Talk 08-14-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By bjb
Just thought of another one -- Flying Blind. I...

Just thought of another one -- Flying Blind. I don't know how others interpret this song, but to me it's about living on after the loss of one or both parents...no answers, but lots of Gord's...
Forum: Small Talk 08-14-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By bjb
Hi Rez, One essential song which you've...

Hi Rez,
One essential song which you've probably thought of is "The House You Live In". How about "Mama Said" -- touching and has great advice too.

I know this show will do well if people know...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2005, 11:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,376
Posted By bjb
Right now, it's Stationmaster. There's an...

Right now, it's Stationmaster. There's an ever-changing rotation that I get obsessed with for a couple of days at a time :)
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2005, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,967
Posted By bjb
Hi Janice, You probably won't read this, but I...

Hi Janice,
You probably won't read this, but I like the way you write and totally respect your feelings. Not judgmental at all!

PS I love John and enjoy reading Sydney Steve's banter as well ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2005, 09:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,674
Posted By bjb
GUESS WHAT CHARLENE!!! Your requests at Massey...

GUESS WHAT CHARLENE!!! Your requests at Massey Hall have been answered :) SDYS is on the set list!!!
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,674
Posted By bjb
Hi John, (and Susan ;) I will be at the Town...

Hi John, (and Susan ;)
I will be at the Town Hall too. Long way to travel (from Alberta), but I've never been to the big apple and thought what better place to hear Gord!
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