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Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,367
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Jimmy Buffet's new guitar and tune

Good,find char. Saw Jimmy buffet in concert for the first time on Easter weekend in Florida. Great show. He has a tradition where he does an encore without the band, just him and his guitar. Reminded...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,388
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Lightfoot and Chapin-Peterborough article-7-2013

Thanks Char. That's what I meant by dreadful audio, but you know what, better than nothing at all. Wish those folks near the mike had just listened!

The amazing thing is that if that concert...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,388
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Lightfoot and Chapin-Peterborough article-7-2013

It remains my all time favourite concert. sad there is no video and only marginal audio. all four were at the top of their game, with terry playing lead for all of them.

The Lightfoot Denver duet...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,494
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Lee Holdridge

Lee Holdridge conducted the orchestra on An evening with John Denver , a classic album back in the day.
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,520
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Birds at the end of 'Gotta Get Away'

I mostly,lurk and don't post but,

The birds were recorded by Dan Gibson and as you would expect from
Gord, were credited on the Salute credits.

Dan has passed away, but left some great sounds...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,504
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Lyrics I've always heard wrong until.....

Back in the the late 70s Gord would joke that the band thought it was " All the lovely ladies in refineries tonight, I wish that I could relieve you of your change"
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,529
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Canadian Girls

Time to retire.

Bye folks
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,388
Posted By banjobench12
Re: 1977 recording-CHapin,Denver,Taylor,Lightfoot

If Peewee was there he didn't play. There were just the 5 of them on stage. I heard the story about Harry forgetting his guitar but thought it was when he played the second Olympic Benefit for Gord,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,388
Posted By banjobench12
Re: 1977 recording-CHapin,Denver,Taylor,Lightfoot

Terry played lead guitar for all four performers at that show.
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,939
Posted By banjobench12
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,128
Posted By banjobench12
Re: PRESS RELASE - CD songlist

While I will certainly buy and listen to the cd I can't resist saying how disappointed I am with the track list.

This was an opportunity to feature some classic songs that are not performed...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,293
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Gordon in Daytona Beach

Char: Any word on the video shot last may at Massey. Will it be part of this release?
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,146
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Writing GORDONLIGHTFOOT - book excerpt

I have skimmed the book and one thing that troubles me is no end of references to Cathy Smith, especially near the end of the book. I would expect some reference to her, especially given the time...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,020
Posted By banjobench12
Re: gordon-lightfoot-tribute artist

and he plays and sings like he's racing to a fire.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,095
Posted By banjobench12
Re: BBC Concert 1972

Dare I ask how to make a cd of this? I'd live to get it in my itunes library
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,697
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Which Lightfoot Do You Like Best?

Definitely #2 but I think there were a few years where there was Pee Wee but also Barry. That was the best configuration, in my view
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,206
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Have To Say Something...

I don't post often. More of a lurker. I could not agree more with all that has been said here about Char. In a word, Char, thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Wenatchee WA article

Still, finding this stuff here is a great part of my day.

It is so great that Gord still tours and, as a result we have stuff to talk about and share.

Can't wait until May
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Wenatchee WA article

Char it is absolutely fabulous that you find and post all of this information. I for one am in your debt.

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,735
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Harry Chapin - blog post

Interesting info Char. The Lightfoot Chapin relationship is interesting. At some concert I was at Gord mentioned he first met Harry when Harry stepped on Gord's glasses at a club.....I think in DC....
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 10-05-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,706
Posted By banjobench12
Re: cover of SUNDOWN by Toby Keith

And Mary Chapin Carpenter has a great song about....MIND THE GAP
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 10-05-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,706
Posted By banjobench12
Re: cover of SUNDOWN by Toby Keith

Well keeping with the golf theme....I was in Washington DC last weekend and was constantly thinking of Gord's only golf song.

On the Metro they have a recorded announcement that keeps saying STEP...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 10-05-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,706
Posted By banjobench12
Re: cover of SUNDOWN by Toby Keith

Well keeping with the golf theme....I was in Washington DC last weekend and was constantly thinking of Gord's only golf song.

On the Metro they have a recorded announcement that keeps saying STEP...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,822
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Signing the Guitar in Orillia

The signature is upside down.

If you look at the picture on ebay of Gord tuning the guitar you will see that when he holds the guitar, to play or to tune, the signature is upside down. Only the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,841
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Autographed Lightfoot guitar to be auctioned

This is great. I'd love to be the highest bid in that auction.

And if someone could talk Gord into playing the encore at that show with that guitar the bids might even be higher. It is a D-18, not...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,409
Posted By banjobench12
More on the Riverboat

Received Neil Young Archives Vol. 1 for Father's Day. Neil Young Live at the Riverboat is the 3rd disc. Amazing sound quality. On the screen on the blu-ray disc set is a poster for the Riverboat...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,792
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Gord's Guitar Pickguards

Small world Lighthead2toe. I live in Clarkson, now known as Mississauga.
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,792
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Gord's Guitar Pickguards

Hi Ron

John, that is right. He is a great guy. I took my D-28 there a few years ago for some work. He said it would be a week or ten days. I kept calling week after week. It was a couple of months...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,225
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Two Recent Video Interviews of GL by Rudy Blair (680 News)

Was interesting to take the tour. I had a similar reaction to Char. A lot of the space seemed big and empty and so, to me, it seemed sort of sad. To be blunt.....lots of folks might think they want a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,792
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Gord's Guitar Pickguards

See.......I didn't make it up....lol
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,792
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Gord's Guitar Pickguards

I actually asked the guy at Ring Music who does Gord's guitar work that question. The circles are there to muffle the soung of Gord's fingernails hitting the pickguard and being picked up by the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,963
Posted By banjobench12
Re: GL's guitar's

The D-18-GL is pricey and hard to find as Valerie noted. However you might consider the regular Martin D-18. I bought one last year for my son and it sounds magnificent. Very bright sound. I actually...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 12:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,114
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Your Song

I've listened to it a few times now. I really don't think its Gord. The first few lines sound close but as the song continues, its not him...............in my humble opinion.......lol
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,883
Posted By banjobench12
Re: Blue Rodeo Live at Massey Hall

More than a few women have told me how cute Mr. Cuddy is.

I'll leave that to the women on here and say he sure can sing............lol
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,883
Posted By banjobench12
Blue Rodeo Live at Massey Hall

Blue Rodeo is a well known band here in Canada. Not so well known in the US unfortunately. They just released a cd / dvd combo of a concert at Massey Hall last winter. The cd features an acoustic set...
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