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Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,789
Posted By teherie
Re: VOTE for Lightfoot

The real test would be to come back in 25 or 50 years and see which music held up the best.

GL is the finest songwriter/performer I have ever watched or listened to; His lyrics, chord...
Forum: Small Talk 12-30-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,949
Posted By teherie
Re: Super Bowl In The Snow.

Games played outside are always more memorable. I have watched games in Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Seattle (all outdoors) and Detroit plus the Super Bowl in Indianapolis. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,377
Posted By teherie
Re: GORDON will be 75 - BIRTHDAY WISHES - post them here

Happy Birthday from someone who shares the same birthdate even though I am 17 years behind you.

Within a year of getting my first guitar, I discovered your music but it took seven years to see...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 970
Posted By teherie
Re: ED - Pee Wee - article

Thanks for the nice update.

Pee Wee's contributions to Gordon Lightfoot's work is unmistakable and left and continues to leave a lasting impression on me.
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,673
Posted By teherie
Re: Song For a Winters Night- What the heck is that?

I assume you are talking about the United Artist Collection which I have and I can definitely hear a click on Song for a Winter's Night.
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,570
Posted By teherie
Re: Seattle-1975 pic

Char:

Thanks for sharing that photo. I saw Gordon Lightfoot perform for the first time (my first time not his) on May 17, 1975 at the Syria Mosque in Pittsburgh, PA and I still have the ticket...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,706
Posted By teherie
Re: CTV interview

Thanks for sharing.

With all of the distraction of a national election here in the U.S. this beats the evening news hands down.

My father was born in Greensburg, PA and it's a bit of a hike...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By teherie
Re: Lightfoot talking about the upcoming tour

Thanks for keeping an eye out for this kind of information to share with the rest of us.

Since I am now part of the club with more yesterdays behind me than tomorrows ahead of me, I found...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,422
Posted By teherie
Re: Rush and Lightfoot

Great comment by Geoman.

I was going to join in this discussion until the lyrics from "Heaven Help the Devil" popped into my head. This relatively unknown song really covers it all without be...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,072
Posted By teherie
Re: NOW magazine.- March 1993

Thanks for posting.

While I will always love the old standards, I find myself drawn to both his lesser known songs (The Gypsy, All the Lovely Ladies) and newer tunes (Inspiration Lady, Clouds of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,082
Posted By teherie
Re: EMR cover - Meredith Lightfoot

Thanks for posting and giving me a great start to a Wednesday.

You bring a whole new meaning to the term "Inspiration Lady" and here's hoping that you consider recording and releasing some duets...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,813
Posted By teherie
Re: What are the 'best' Gord singalong songs?

Since I have worn out countless records, tapes (8 track and cassette) and CDs listening to Gordon Lightfoot music, my list of sing-a-longs is pretty extensive but here are a few that come to mind in...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,745
Posted By teherie
Re: Occupy Toronto

If I am to believe his biography, Gordon Lightfoot left the comfort of small town Orillia at the ripe old age of 19 and headed to music school in LA. I guess someone encouraged hime or at least gave...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,380
Posted By teherie
Re: Vancouver newspaper interview

I have no interest in reading an unauthorized biography. What could be a better legacy than the body of work that is available to all of us coupled with a seemingly tireless ability to keep...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,095
Posted By teherie
Re: Welcome back

Thanks for getting the forum back online and Happy Belated Birthday to Gordon. It's cool to share my birthday with a legend too. Hope to catch a concert or two in 2012.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,047
Posted By teherie
Re: Guitar Changes

This article may help shed a little light. (At least up through 2000 when the article was written).

http://www.acguitar.com/issues/ag85/gear85.shtml

Since I first saw him perform live in...
Forum: Small Talk 09-10-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,145
Posted By teherie
Re: Of Guitars and Gold

Congratulations on a great find. Nothing wrong with Recording King Guitars.

I am thinking about doing the same thing with an old shotgun which I will probably never use to pick up another guitar.
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,068
Posted By teherie
Re: seneca allegheny show

Just got back from the fall opener in Salamanca. Plenty of dates to choose from so don't pass up the opportunity. Competing with the casino crowd was a challenge but worth the hassle to hear "Sea of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,068
Posted By teherie
seneca allegheny show

My son and I are heading to our first Lightfoot casino show on Saturday night. I believe I read here that he plays a shortened set w/o intermission at these venues but are there any other insights...
Forum: Small Talk 08-08-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,493
Posted By teherie
Re: Summer Songs.

don't forget this one:

‪Bobby Goldsboro - Summer The First Time‬‏ - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,601
Posted By teherie
Re: Songs that took a little while to grow on you

Endless Wire but it was overshadowed by the greatness of If Children Had Wings, Hangdog Hotel Room and Daylight Katy

On the other hand, the chord progressions of The Gypsy, I'll Tag Along,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,620
Posted By teherie
Re: Wedding song

Beautiful was played at me wedding too on 9/7/79 and a honeymoon on Georgian Bay.

Received a copy of the novel Don Quixote along with two pewter cast figures of DQ and Sancho Panza as a wedding...
Forum: Small Talk 07-02-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 947
Posted By teherie
Nice Phil Ochs tune for a holiday weekend

I would have eventually discovered Phil Ochs on my own but hearing Gordon Lightfoot's rendition of the song "Changes" sped the process up a little. Enjoy this video.

YouTube -...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,164
Posted By teherie
Re: Happy Canada Day

I would like to add four more to Char's list.

1) It took less than 3 minutes to renew my non-resident Ontario fishing license (or as you would say "licence") at Canadian Tire with my Outdoor...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,771
Posted By teherie
Re: Canadian Heritage Moment for Teens

Since I just returned from a week on Georgian Bay and the weather wasn't it's most cooperative I would add:

Rainy Day People
Looking at the Rain

Seriously, consider a couple more oldies...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 06-06-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,683
Posted By teherie
Re: Miguel Tab

Nice Job Tim.

This one of the few songs I play with thumb and three fingers to get the rolling feel but I don't add the fills up the neck which are a nice touch.

Just wondering and at the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,687
Posted By teherie
Re: Canoe.ca article

Char: Thanks for sharing this article.

I have learned more about Gordon Lightfoot from this forum in the past few years than I knew in the previous 35 or 40. He's at a great place in his career...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,581
Posted By teherie
Re: Terry Clements Memorial Service -update

Thanks for sharing. I wish I could have been there too.

I am more of a reader than a poster but reading this account of the memorial service brought up lots of memories so I apologize in advance...
Forum: Small Talk 03-01-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,277
Posted By teherie
Re: Canadian Health Care

As a U.S. Citizen, I just made a trip to the Emergency Room two weeks ago. I have a top shelf plan that I contribute a portion of the premium to each month along with a $500 deductible, 10%...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,601
Posted By teherie
Re: Condolence/sympathy/memories messages - post here

To Terry's family, Gordon, the band and crew:

Even though we have never met, we we are friends drawn together by a common bond and as a result I feel a sense of loss.

I once read a quote...
Forum: Small Talk 12-05-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,695
Posted By teherie
Re: Forgotten Songs.

Jud Strunk was born in a town about 30 minutes away from me. He had one minor hit back in the 1970's (Daisy a day) and he died in a plane crash in 1981.

This forgotten (but unforgettable) ditty...
Forum: Small Talk 12-05-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,100
Posted By teherie
Re: Who sings "I Miss The Rains In Africa"?

Check out this version for something completely different.

YouTube - Perpetuum Jazzile - Africa
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,987
Posted By teherie
Re: 72 and still gettin' it done.Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot and I share the same birthday but he's got a few years on me. We both have Martin Guitars and love Canada too so I always feel a strong bond.

I just picked up a copy of the CRT...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,157
Posted By teherie
Re: being inside a 12 string guitar

Thanks Char:

There is no end to this guy's genius which extends far beyond his songwriting abilities. He is always very humble about his guitar skills but his intricate style of fingerpicking...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,125
Posted By teherie
Re: Buffalo-Oct.1,2010-set list/pics

Gordon and band were in top form Friday night and it was great to see them on opening night (so to speak since this was show number 51 in 2010). I sat next to a guy from Nebraska so Gordon's music...
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