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Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
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Re: WALL STREET JOURNAL article-Aug.13,2019

Thanks for posting this Char. I saw it in a news feed yesterday but it was behind a paywall/subscription offer.

Love the pictures!
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,073
Re: Misheard lyrics.

I had to look this up but it rang a bell. Gordie's comments on that song for the box set collection:

"Kind of a play on the words old dance records. It reminds me of my uncle Jack's 78-RPM...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Re: Rockford, IL Set List 6-15-19

Thanks for the set list and comments. I just saw him in St. Louis last week and I too am almost shocked to hear that he didn't do the Wreck in Rockford.

The first time I ever saw him was at the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Re: June 11th St. Louis Concert (Sheldon Concert Hall)

I was waiting for someone to give the set list as I (for maybe the first time in 15 or so years) didn't feel like writing it down. I was in the second row center right in front of the mike about 8-10...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Re: Milwaukee, WI Set List 6-9-2019

Weird that he told the Cardinals story in Milwaukee. Wonder if he forgot where he was? I'll be listening for it tonight in St. Louis although I've been wondering if he'll mention the Blues run for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,384
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,756
Re: pics from tv show-HOTEL-Jan.1988

Wow! Remembered the show and the episode. DID NOT remember all that FRINGE!!

Thanks for the memories!
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Springfield IL Sept. 29, 2018 setlist

The Watchman's Gone
Too Many Clues in this Room
Sweet Guinevere
Never Too Close
14 Karat Gold
Let It Ride
I'd Rather Press On
Much To My Surprise
Cold On the Shoulder
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,632
Re: Gord's barber

But, but, but...if my ears have gotten bigger, why oh why don't I hear as well???
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Re: Birthday Boy!

Happy 79 Gord!
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,015
Re: 12 string Gibson damaged onstage

From reading the rest of the posts on the forum that this story came from, it sounds like the guitar lost just the one big piece. Probably easily repaired. Gord likely has a go-to guitar tech/repair...
Forum: Small Talk 11-11-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,209
Re: Must've Had Your Reasons

Maybe I'm crazy but the first line sounds a bit like the first line of the melody in Carefree Highway. But this song is so much faster, I'm not sure.
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,015
Re: 12 string Gibson damaged onstage

I believe there are two of those Gibsons. One he capos on the 2nd fret for the Wreck and most other 12-string songs. The other is capoed on the 3rd fret and used for Canadian Railroad Trilogy and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,660
Re: ST.LOUIS , MISSOURI - June 19,2016

Hi, I'm back with some time to give some recollections of the show.

Thanks to Tim for the review of the show that he posted above. I too, (with some friends) was in the 5th row but we were in the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,660
Setlist St. Louis MO

The Watchman's Gone
Sea of Tranquility
All the Lovely Ladies
A Painter Passing Through
Make Way for the Lady
Much to My Surprise
Cold On the Shoulder
Forum: Small Talk 06-06-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,221
Re: Stan Rogers - 30 years on

A nitpick: The plane burned at the Cincinnati airport, (which is actually in Kentucky), not at Cleveland OH.
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Re: Affair On 8th Ave.

I "revere" ALL the verses. Sorry, couldn't help myself.

I don't know the answer. I seem to recall years ago he said something like "it's about a German girl I knew at the Playboy Club in New York...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,533
Re: HAPPY 77th Birthday to Gordon!

Happy 77th Gord! Saw you in Indy and loved the show!
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Set list Carmel IN


Now and Then
Waiting for You
All the Lovely Ladies
A Painter Passing Through
Christian Island
Rainy Day People
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Re: Philadelphia Inquirer 10.14.83

I couldn't click and open it yesterday so I tried 'open in new tab' (I use Firefox if that matters) and I could see it and enlarge it.
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,760
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,760
Rockford IL postponed!

I just received the following in an email:

Attention ticket holder!
Message sent on behalf of Coronado Performing Arts Center, Rockford IL:
We just learned that your upcoming event has been...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Re: Gordon Lightfoot - The Horse

Handsome and spirited. But can he sing?
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,760
Re: Concerned about Rockford show

Thanks Char.

I was concerned because it appears there is nothing at the theater over the weekend or Monday and therefore the box office will not be open.

And I was confused about the BMO...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,760
PHONE CALL from GORDON-on page 2-illness-re-scheduled dates posted


Would appreciate hearing if the Rockford IL show is postponed/canceled. I'm going and I have about a 5 hour drive to get there and a hotel booked.

So if anyone hears anything in the next...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Re: Poll: Favourite Closing Song on an album

Highway Songs. With honorable mention to Too Late For Prayin'.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Re: SURVEY: What is your favourite ENCORE SONG????

I've heard Canadian Railroad Trilogy as an encore a couple of times so I'm going with that one.
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,395
Re: Poll: Favorite Album Cover Picture

For me, it'll always be Sundown.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Re: IT's time for a QUESTION:

Aw man, what a toughie. I gotta go with Somewhere USA, a song I never get tired of. But honorable mention to Farewell to Annabel and 14 Karat Gold.
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,049
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,906
Re: Columbia MO -- March 18, 2014 --Missouri Theatre

Here are some pics from the 3rd row center if I am successful in posting them.
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,906
Columbia MO -- March 18, 2014 --Missouri Theatre

The Watchman's Gone
Waiting For You
All The Lovely Ladies
I'd Rather Press On
A Painter Passing Through
Christian Island
Rainy Day People
Carefree Highway
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,228

Thanks for posting that. I never heard the basement apartment story before.

Looking back, it's obvious he made it "big time". But starting out, with a wife and two young kids, working odd jobs and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Re: Kansas City Missouri-Mar.16-2014

Didn't make this Uptown show but have been to two of them. Nov. 2000 (during an ice storm) and Aug. 2007.

Looking forward to tomorrow night in Columbia MO. Friends and I have 3rd row center at...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036
Re: John Kennedy and Gordon Lightfoot

I too was unaware of this song. Thanks for posting it.
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