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Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Gordon mentioned on Jeopardy TV game show

The fact that none of the contestants even tried to answer the clue saddened me. Is the younger generation that unfamiliar with GL?
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,274
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: capos, transpose buttons and other aids

Some musical purists dismiss the capo as a musical "crutch." But James Taylor uses a capo and that's a good enough endorsement for a mere amateur like myself!
Forum: Small Talk 12-04-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Civil rights beacon, folk singer Odetta, dead at 77

I was fortunate to see Odetta perform at the Greek Theatre in L.A. back in 1970. She had an incredible, powerful, and very distinctive voice. May she rest in peace...
Forum: Small Talk 09-28-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,271
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Paul Newman

I liked what George Clooney said about Paul Newman: "He set the bar too high for the rest of us - not only as an actor, but as a human being." A very fitting tribute to a great actor and even...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,792
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: STOCKTON and CERRITOS TICKETS

SherylKat -

I sent you a Private Message regarding the ticket for the Cerritos show. Please check your PM inbox. Thanks...

cc
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,343
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: My Dinner with Florian

I would also like to thank Florian for providing this wonderful website. Although I rarely post here (193 posts in 5-1/2 years!), I do check the site almost daily. And thanks to our Charming...
Forum: Small Talk 08-15-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,605
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Dan Fogelberg

Geo Steve -
The comedian you are thinking of is the late Chris Farley and the "light jazz" musician sounds like an apt description of Kenny G. A very apt description to all jazz purists!
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,720
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Bob Dylan-"I'm Not Supposed to Care"

Thanks Joveski. Guess that speaks volumes about my choice of reading material! lol :)
In my defense, I was a very young man in 1978 and I'm sure I bought that issue of Playboy specifically to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,720
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Bob Dylan-"I'm Not Supposed to Care"

Dylan was asked many years ago by an interviewer why his voice was so clear and rich on the "Nashville Skyline" album. Dylan laughed at the question and said " the answer is simple - I quit smoking...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,950
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: The "one" Gordon Lightfoot album you could never do without!

Agreed. If we are not allowed to pick one of the anthology collections, my favorite studio album is Don Quixote. A wonderful collection of extremely well-crafted songs. Then again, that statement...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,742
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Every song ever written

The singer is Canadian, but not G.L. It's Rick Moranis, and this clip is from SCTV. I'm sure you are much too young to remember this terrific series. Let's just say it was like Saturday Night...
Forum: Small Talk 12-18-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,272
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Dan Fogelberg passes away Dec 16th

Very sad news indeed. And he was only 56 years young. Taken from his loved ones and fans much too soon. Another gifted singer-songwriter who will be greatly missed...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,530
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Steel Rail Blues Art

Definitely one of your best zoneranger! Great composition... :clap:
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,683
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Nov. 17th

Happy Birthday Mr. Lightfoot...and thank you for sharing your gifts with the rest of the world. Your music has comforted and inspired me for nearly 40 years. All the best,

cc
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,056
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: 1968 Concert Now on Wolfgang's Vault!

I want to add my thanks to T.G. for posting this as well. Christmas came early this year!
:biggrin:
Forum: Small Talk 10-27-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,055
Posted By closetcanadian
Calling All Monty Python Fans

This thread was suggested by KathyNumberFour in the General Discussion Forum. What is your favorite Python sketch?

For us Python fans, this is as difficult as asking a Lighthead to name his...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,097
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: USPS Gordon Lightfoot Stamp?

Dream Street Rose is absolutely correct. Images of celebrities are protected by copywright law. If you visit www.photostamps.com you will see they have a lengthy list of Content Restrictions which...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: And now for something completely different

There are several Python fans here on corfid. "Nudge, nudge, know what I mean?" :biggrin:
Forum: Small Talk 09-06-2007, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Cotton Jenny

Great find Jesse Joe! This young lady's vocals remind me of Emmylou Harris. Molly has 50 videos posted on YouTube, well worth the look...
Forum: Small Talk 08-29-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,352
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: How You Know You're Living in 2007

Unfortunately, my mom did not stop me from painting my room flat black with red trim when I was a teenager! She did make me paint the room after the novelty wore off. It took so many coats to cover...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,556
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: That's What You Get For Lovin' Me-PPM-YouTube video

Thanks Char. I'm becoming so addicted to YouTube my friends and family may need to organize an intervention! :biggrin:
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,226
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: Let's give Gord a vote, for his "Inspiration Lady VIDEO" !

Vote submitted. Corfid has hundreds of members - let's see some more votes for our man! :clap:
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,492
Posted By closetcanadian
Re: "The Last Time I saw Her Face"

Welcome to the forum Lunaray. In reply to your question, Lightfoot himself offers this insight from the Songbook liner notes:

"It's about the breakup of a marriage. In a way, you're predicting...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,218
Posted By closetcanadian
I'm looking at my vinyl LP album cover of IYCRMM...

I'm looking at my vinyl LP album cover of IYCRMM and I do not see anyone reflected in the window near Gord. Is the original album cover for Sit Down Young Stranger different than IYCRMM? I thought...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,218
Posted By closetcanadian
7. The other album cover is "Sunday Concert." ...

7. The other album cover is "Sunday Concert." You can barely see Rick Haynes behind GL. And is that Red Shea's profile on the far left? Very dark photograph.
10. Paddle to the Sea - by chance are...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,218
Posted By closetcanadian
Okay, I'll take a shot at these: 1. Meredith...

Okay, I'll take a shot at these:

1. Meredith
2. Nevada (Las Vegas)
3. Another Great Lakes ore carrier that was on Lake Superior the night the Edmund Fitzgerald sank. The Anderson responded to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,189
Posted By closetcanadian
OK John but can you still find your carkeys...

OK John but can you still find your carkeys wallet and car. Not to mention your destiny [/b][/QUOTE]Sir John,

Carkeys, wallet, and car are all accounted for. My destiny? That remains a mystery....
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,977
Posted By closetcanadian
Sorry if my comment offended you SilverHeels but...

Sorry if my comment offended you SilverHeels but I do believe at his age Beckham will be more prone to injuries and will not be the dominating player he was when he starred for Manchester United. As...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,189
Posted By closetcanadian
Almost 35 years since my first GL concert. ...

Almost 35 years since my first GL concert. October 1972 in San Jose, CA. My long term memory seems to be okay, just don't ask what I did yesterday! :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,977
Posted By closetcanadian
Thanks for posting this Char. This parody is...

Thanks for posting this Char. This parody is quite good! Here in the L.A. area the media is in a frenzy over Beckham's arrival. Frankly, most sports fans here could not care less. He is past his...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By closetcanadian
From the Songbook liner notes: "Crossroads...

From the Songbook liner notes:

"Crossroads was written for a CBC television special around Expo '67, done up in Montreal. It was about Canada in its developmental stages. The circumstances were...
Forum: Small Talk 05-28-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By closetcanadian
timetraveler - Those lyrics are from the...

timetraveler -

Those lyrics are from the song "Freedom Never Cries" by the group Five for Fighting. John Ondrasik is the group's lead singer and songwriter. If you're not familiar with this...
Forum: Small Talk 05-26-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By closetcanadian
I never loved the soldier until there was a war ...

I never loved the soldier until there was a war
Or thought about tomorrow 'til my baby hit the floor...
I only talk to God when somebody's about to die
I never cherished Freedom...

Freedom...
Forum: Small Talk 05-19-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By closetcanadian
I'm a big fan of APHC. Luckily my local NPR...

I'm a big fan of APHC. Luckily my local NPR station airs the broadcast 3 times over the weekend so I get to hear it more often than not. I have only attended the show in person once but loved it. ...
Forum: Small Talk 05-05-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,234
Posted By closetcanadian
No, Bud Collyer did not wear really thick...

No, Bud Collyer did not wear really thick glasses. I think you have him mistaken with Bill Cullen, another 1950s game show host. He wore "coke bottle" specs. Of course, I was just a wee lad at the...
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