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Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2001, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,218
Posted By chris
I think the lesson here is to not try to get...

I think the lesson here is to not try to get backstage -- the previous poster has it right. The venue controls that door and without a pass obtained earlier from someone in the band, trying to get...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2000, 05:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,557
Posted By chris
Sunday Concert Plus is an import - German I think...

Sunday Concert Plus is an import - German I think - so it's more money for that reason. But it also has four more songs than the Sunday Concert album. One of them is Spin, Spin, Spin -- the extra...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2000, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,574
Posted By chris
I've been out of the loop for awhile so just came...

I've been out of the loop for awhile so just came across this thread... The best part of that Seinfeld show was when the discussion ended and Elaine says, "I love his voice" or something to that...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2000, 09:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,425
Posted By chris
Who would I want to be? I couldn't resist this...

Who would I want to be? I couldn't resist this topic. I'd want to be the person at the center of these two songs: Whisper My Name and If You Need Me, both from Old Dan's Records. Talk about...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2000, 12:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,913
Posted By chris
Rob, OK, I see what you're saying. Of the...

Rob,
OK, I see what you're saying. Of the movies you mentioned I've only seen the last two, and they were excellent. Never got around to seeing Chaplin, but have meant to. The other posts also...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2000, 09:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,913
Posted By chris
I have to agree with Dan and his comment made a...

I have to agree with Dan and his comment made a bit earlier in the thread. Movies never do the person's life or career justice. The actor is never quite right. They always seem artificial and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2000, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,911
Posted By chris
This is a great topic. A few concerts ago, I...

This is a great topic. A few concerts ago, I made the mistake of having a big tall glass of ice tea at dinner before the concert, which unbeknownst to me the watiress kept refilling. By the time I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2000, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,735
Posted By chris
This discussion has gotten pretty involved. I'm...

This discussion has gotten pretty involved. I'm going to go back to Florian's original post. I first noticed the change in the lyric during the Much More Music special and figured it was made in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2000, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By chris
Wes, I swear by pollstar. The site has an...

Wes,
I swear by pollstar. The site has an automatic alert and it notifies you by email when artists you select have changes to their schedules. So as GL schedule changed and new dates were added I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2000, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By chris
Wes, Glad you enjoyed the concert - as if there...

Wes,
Glad you enjoyed the concert - as if there was any doubt you would. (I'm in Maryland, but I think there is a Chris in Virginia here on the board also.) Thought about you Thursday night heading...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2000, 04:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,417
Posted By chris
Wes, et al, I agree. I still remember that...

Wes, et al,
I agree. I still remember that feeling of walking into the record store, saying to myself "I bet there won't be anything here" just so I wouldn't be too disappointed, and then finding...
Forum: Small Talk 04-23-2000, 09:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,902
Posted By chris
Janice, my favorite is Brand New Tenn. Waltz. ...

Janice,
my favorite is Brand New Tenn. Waltz. He was here in Maryland, but I didn't go, now of course I wish I had, but alas, I have another GL concert coming up in a few weeks and my conscience...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2000, 03:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,067
Posted By chris
bobo, Speaking of poetry, apart from lyrics, if...

bobo,
Speaking of poetry, apart from lyrics, if you have the Back Here on Earth Album, there is a poem on the back of the album, connected somewhat to the song Cold Hands from New York. (In my mind...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2000, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,664
Posted By chris
Gord, I think you're right. I have never seen or...

Gord, I think you're right. I have never seen or heard of him refusing to sign an autograph after a show. I would guess the reason he wouldn't sign things before the show is because it would be...
Forum: Small Talk 04-08-2000, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,902
Posted By chris
A Painter and everyone else, John Prine is also...

A Painter and everyone else,
John Prine is also one of my favorites, but now I'm curious, if you're a John Prine fan, how about Steve Goodman? He did a few of Prine's songs, beautifully, and his...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2000, 10:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,971
Posted By chris
I'd like to pass on this anecdote about TC. At a...

I'd like to pass on this anecdote about TC. At a concert at which we were going to meet Gl afterwards, my sister and I each took something for an autograph. I took the book from songbook and my...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2000, 09:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,833
Posted By chris
Saw High Fidelity tonight. If you haven't read...

Saw High Fidelity tonight. If you haven't read this book, you should and you should definelty see the movie. It's a great story with pop music as the backdrop. GL gets a mention in the movie,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2000, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,275
Posted By chris
geo, A Passing Ship is one of my favorites...

geo,
A Passing Ship is one of my favorites also. I was so glad to see it made it on the box set. As far as autobiographical songs go, it ranks right up there with Stone Cold Sober.

chris
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Forum: Small Talk 03-31-2000, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,694
Posted By chris
Char, I'd like to thank you too. The articles...

Char,
I'd like to thank you too. The articles are really special. And as far as thinking you must have too much time on your hands... No way, you just have your priorities straight!

chris
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Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2000, 04:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,644
Posted By chris
Gord, I agree with you. I don't understand why...

Gord, I agree with you. I don't understand why someone would expect a singer to sound the same over a 30 year period. I just don't get it. I refrained from responding to the original post, but I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2000, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,856
Posted By chris
Pirate Queen, You're right. It was in that Feb....

Pirate Queen,
You're right. It was in that Feb. interview that I heard GL say he had just talked to Red Shea, "just last week" I think were his exact words. I'm glad you jogged my memory about that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2000, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,856
Posted By chris
Hi, I'm the other chris on the board. That last...

Hi, I'm the other chris on the board. That last post really threw me. I thought Red Shea was alive and well somewhere, maybe not active in the music business, but still among us. Valerie any help...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2000, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,319
Posted By chris
Hey FLorian, I was looking at your concert...

Hey FLorian,
I was looking at your concert schedule and went to the website for the 2000 Mariposa Folk Festival in Orillia. At the bottom there's a link to a Gordon Lightfoot website, so I clicked...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2000, 02:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,673
Posted By chris
Okay, this is what I would want to hear. I'm...

Okay, this is what I would want to hear. I'm picking things you don't normally hear him do live, so some of the standards like CRT and Wreck are not included:
-Race Among the Ruins (sung like he...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2000, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,376
Posted By chris
It was great wasn't it. When I realized that it...

It was great wasn't it. When I realized that it was going to be a short show (because of the benefit - and the fact that he came out in the Hawaiin shirt was a tip off) I wondered how people would...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2000, 06:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,673
Posted By chris
Come on guys, how could you possibly leave out...

Come on guys, how could you possibly leave out Only Love Would Know, from Waiting for You? A beautiful, plaintive song. Next concert I go to I'm going to leave a request on stage for this one and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2000, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,144
Posted By chris
There is a thread at this site regarding the...

There is a thread at this site regarding the show's time. Valerie Magee states in will tape in April and air in the Fall. At the reception after the Towson show the other night, band members said...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2000, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,376
Posted By chris
Last night's concert was fantastic. After...

Last night's concert was fantastic. After getting warmed up with the first song GL was in great form. He and the band nailed everything, and I really am trying to be objective. This was a benefit...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2000, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,846
Posted By chris
OK you folks from the UK -- I don't know how...

OK you folks from the UK -- I don't know how reruns work over there or if you have the proliferation of old tv shows all over cable, but have you ever seen that music show that Gordon hosted one...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2000, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,846
Posted By chris
Frank, Your post was great, but I have to ask,...

Frank,
Your post was great, but I have to ask, what are pans people? Am I missing something? THanks.

chris

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"It took most of my time to do what never was done" -- GL
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2000, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 91,065
Posted By chris
Potter, I'm with you on Rainbow Trout. I could...

Potter,
I'm with you on Rainbow Trout. I could listen to that over and over and over... COTS is one of my favorite albums. When I hear it I always wonder what kind of mind could come up with such...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2000, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,481
Posted By chris
I'll add my thanks to Char for the article too....

I'll add my thanks to Char for the article too. I'm clueless on how these things happen, so it's great that others aren't.

On another note: for you Beautiful fans-- that song was absolutely...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2000, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,588
Posted By chris
Florian, Thanks, I couldn't figure out how I...

Florian,
Thanks, I couldn't figure out how I could edit. Honest, I didn't intend to post it twice. FOr those of you who care the set list follows:
14 Karat Gold
Prove My Love
In My Fashion...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2000, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,588
Posted By chris
Ok,Ok -- Here it is. I'll do a quick one now...

Ok,Ok -- Here it is. I'll do a quick one now because I have to run, but continue it later. Last night's concert in York was FANTASTIC! GL was up, his voice was clear and strong, that great...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2000, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,588
Posted By chris
Ok,Ok -- Here it is. I'll do a quick one now...

Ok,Ok -- Here it is. I'll do a quick one now because I have to run, but continue it later. Last night's concert in York was FANTASTIC! GL was up, his voice was clear and strong, that great...
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