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Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2005, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,014
I read a comment Zimmerman made about Gord the...

I read a comment Zimmerman made about Gord the other day. Apparently, they have been lifelong friends. He said, and I'm paraphrasing, "Gordon Lightfoot. Man, when I hear one of his songs, it's like I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2004, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,341
I think it should be End of All Time....

I think it should be End of All Time. Unfortunately I haven't seen any of Gord's videos, so I don't really know what the style is, but what I see is him obviously wandering and lost, cut to him...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2004, 02:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,935
quote:Originally posted by BILLW: I think APPT...

quote:Originally posted by BILLW:
I think APPT may have been DMD3's first CD and as such holds a special place for him. I LOVE the album myself - out of the now 20 where would you place it ?
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Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,935
quote:Originally posted by DMD3: #1. A Painter...

quote:Originally posted by DMD3:
#1. A Painter Passing Through

#2. Waiting For You

#3. Back Here On Earth/Did She Mention My Name(Does this count as one album?)


Is APPT really your...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2004, 02:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,089
Here's the link:...

Here's the link: http://www.overstock.com/cgi-bin/d2.cgi?keywords=gordon+lightfoot&N=1210&PAGE=ENDECA

Also check out Leonard Cohen's Songs of Love and Hate. If you like Dylan, the Smiths and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2004, 02:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,089
You can go to Overstock and get all his stuff for...

You can go to Overstock and get all his stuff for under $10. I fell in love with IYCRMM first too and I actually went ahead and got the boxed set, but I think Don Quixote or Sundown or Shadows are...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2003, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,985
My girlfriend's mother died yesterday of...

My girlfriend's mother died yesterday of pancreatic cancer. She'd been struggling with it for over a year and a half, which is unheard of for this disease. She passed away the morning after...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2003, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,208
If anyone is bidding on this item be aware that...

If anyone is bidding on this item be aware that it is a CD-R, not the original. But don't take my word for it, ask the seller....
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2003, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
I entered my name and Gord's name and got a 16%....

I entered my name and Gord's name and got a 16%. Shoot!!
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2003, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,958
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2003, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,958
I just got the CD Cold on the Shoulder and I...

I just got the CD Cold on the Shoulder and I noticed on the cover that Gord appears to be seated in front a table covered with original sheet music. Does anyone know if Gord can actually read and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2003, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
Another example of a great middle eight. ...

Another example of a great middle eight.

"It's Only Rock N Roll To Me" by Billy Joel

(Verse)
What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing?
"Can't you tell that your tie's too wide?"
Maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2003, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
Example of a middle eight. Believe it or not,...

Example of a middle eight. Believe it or not, John Lennon was not the only guy to ever write middle eights. He just wrote some very memorable ones.

"Girl" by the Beatles (John Lennon)

(Verse)...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2003, 05:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,876
To me, taking the albums as a whole of the man,...

To me, taking the albums as a whole of the man, and not of the labels he recorded under, it seems that Sundown is the hands down winner for best album/masterpiece. It has the kind of consistent...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
I guess you could call it a middle eight. It has...

I guess you could call it a middle eight. It has no counterpart anywhere else in the song. I'm not sure what else to call it, but it seems more like an extension of the bridge. See below:

Verse 1:...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2003, 12:13 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 31,412
Here! ------------------ Lucas Three...

Here!

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Lucas Three Position Switch: Dim, Flicker, Off
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2003, 11:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,213
Thanks for clarifying, Johnfowles! The Flaming...

Thanks for clarifying, Johnfowles! The Flaming Lips (space) rock!! I call their kind of music, "Future Folk", because Wayne Coyne is undeniably obsessed with all things futuristic and their music, at...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2003, 11:43 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 31,412
Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2003, 03:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,213
Sometimes I wish Sundown had a little something...

Sometimes I wish Sundown had a little something else or more to it. I really like the song, and it's definitely catchy, but I don't know, maybe it needed more story, maybe less repetition or maybe a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2003, 05:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,261
I've recently discovered many of the great songs...

I've recently discovered many of the great songs on Don Quixote, most notably Christian Island and Ordinary Man. As far as the lyrics for Ordinary Man go, they don't do a lot for me--although I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2003, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,218
John Candy and Kevin Bacon were in Oliver Stone's...

John Candy and Kevin Bacon were in Oliver Stone's 'JFK' together, if anybody's curious.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2003, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,409
I agree with everybody here except Mr. Williams....

I agree with everybody here except Mr. Williams. He obviously hasn't heard much of Gord except the hits, but that still makes no sense because I'm now convinced that Fitz is the greatest song ever...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2003, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,261
Borderstone, You're right, Tonight's the...

Borderstone,

You're right, Tonight's the Night held the #1 position for an unbelievable 8 weeks! "Tonight's the night, it's gonna be all right." "Does anyone know where the love of God goes when...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2003, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,261
I know this has been a topic many times over, but...

I know this has been a topic many times over, but I think this may the reason. I think 'The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald' has got to be one of the greatest songs ever written. It just gives me...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2003, 07:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,922
I did the Myers-Briggs a long time ago - and a...

I did the Myers-Briggs a long time ago - and a few times since http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif. I'm an ENTP.

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Lucas Three Position Switch: Dim, Flicker, Off
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2003, 06:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,443
That's a nice pic. I saw 6060 when it was...

That's a nice pic.

I saw 6060 when it was still operated by CN - on its farewell tour. It stopped in Washago - which is about 20 miles north of Orillia - on a cross canada tour.

Now it's...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2003, 11:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,443
John, The internet is a funny place - it...

John,

The internet is a funny place - it almost seems like you are upset that there are seeming discrepancies between what is and what you think/thought. Maybe I can explain ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2003, 02:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,261
I've mentioned a few times on here that I think...

I've mentioned a few times on here that I think Saturday Clothes is a hidden masterpiece. From the same album, so is Your Love's Return. Take a look at those lyrics below:

Let me come in my pretty...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2003, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,475
To DMD3, I know where you're coming from....

To DMD3,

I know where you're coming from. I'm convinced there's story in the songs from Pet Sounds, in the order they are listed on the album. Boy meets girl, boy leaves girl for big city, boy is...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2003, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,090
I picked up Songbook only a couple of weeks ago...

I picked up Songbook only a couple of weeks ago and I couldn't get enough of Disc 4, but it's probably because I'm not so familiar with those songs and I love the bookending of Shadows and A Painter...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2003, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 92,139
Lazy Mornin' has become my new favorite! Took...

Lazy Mornin' has become my new favorite! Took time to make town and stock a pint or two of the most delicious brew. Keepin' up with the Joneses, hope no one telephones us.

I just love the, well,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2003, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
What are your Top 23 Gord songs? They could be...

What are your Top 23 Gord songs? They could be your favorites, including guilty pleasures, or they could be the ones you think are his best. (I gave you a little extra room. There are always 2-3...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2003, 11:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,443
Hi! I only learned of this site because John...

Hi!

I only learned of this site because John Fowles left me a note on h2g2 - the site where I've put a bio of Gord.

So I'll introduce myself - I'm Kyle and I'm a long time fan of Lightfoot. I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2003, 03:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,922
I'm an ENFP, took the test long ago. You might...

I'm an ENFP, took the test long ago. You might find this interesting also: my girlfriend and I are both really into Gord and we have this really strong personality connection. It's hard to describe,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2003, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,066
Well, for me it's three songs in this order:...

Well, for me it's three songs in this order: Saturday Clothes, IYCRMM, and Shadows. Saturday Clothes reminds me of the time my girlfriend and I lived together and had saturday night poker night every...
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