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Forum: Small Talk 12-09-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 128
Posted By Melissa
Re: Ed Mullen has passed away

The song is posted on this page on Ed's website, about halfway down the page.

https://edmullen.net/music.php
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By Melissa
Not directly about Gordon

Please see the "Small Talk" section for a message I posted about one of our Lightheads, Ed Mullen, who passed away this morning.

Melissa
Forum: Small Talk 12-09-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 128
Posted By Melissa
Ed Mullen has passed away

For those of you who have been around this group for many years, I'm sure you remember one of our most famous and talented Lightheads, Ed Mullen. Ed and his wife were originally from the Northeast...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Melissa
Re: Tour update !!

So sorry to hear he had to cancel those last 3 shows, but very glad he's taking care of himself. Hopefully, he can just rest and relax and get ready for 2020! :-)

Melissa
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By Melissa
Re: INJURY and CONCERT postponement news

So relieved that it's not more serious than this. The rest will allow him to make a full recovery. I know how disappointed Gord must be - he hates having to postpone shows. I'm disappointed too -...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By Melissa
Re: Gordon mentioned on Jeopardy TV game show

I watched the show that day and was not only gleeful to see a clue/question about GL, but was positively elated that I was able to answer a $2000 clue.....in ANY category!!!

Melissa
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,227
Posted By Melissa
Re: TORONTO SUN-HOT DOCS-Lightfoot interview-Apr.4-2019

".....we'll see if they want me......"
Priceless.

Melissa
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By Melissa
Re: San Francisco Examiner interview ''Grandpa donít take no holidays!''

Yeah, what SHE (Char) said.
Thank you, Char.
Couldn't have said it better, myself.
Funny, I was under the impression everyone on this forum cares VERY MUCH about how Gord takes care of himself -...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By Melissa
Re: FORBES magazine interview-Feb.2019

Great interview. Thanks, Char, for posting!
I always find it interesting to hear Gord's thoughts on touring. He has such a great attitude about it. Yes, we know he "loves the work," but I think...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,298
Posted By Melissa
Re: John Prine, Gordon Lightfoot & Jim Cuddy...house concert

Wow, Hi, Steve! It's been a long time! Hard to believe that gathering was 15 years ago, back at the old house that was actually IN Austin.....before we moved out here to the burbs. Back then, I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,904
Posted By Melissa
Re: Huge News -- New Lightfoot Album on Tap!

Well, I think the writer WAS referring to the Harmony album. Even though it came out in 2004, the songs were all written before his 2002 illness so, in effect, there has been no new material since...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By Melissa
Re: The Way I Feel

Ron, you made this statement:
We always remember people by the way they made us feel.

Very ironic that you would say that. I remember, many years ago, when I was attending a business...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By Melissa
Re: Chicago-Sept.16-2018 photo

What a cool shot! Thanks, Kim! :)

Melissa
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,882
Posted By Melissa
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

So sorry I won't be there to join you guys! I will definitely be there in spirit, and will think back on the great McVeigh's experiences I've had.
Too bad there's not a webcam. :)
Sing loud and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,679
Posted By Melissa
Re: Massey Hall - 124th Birthday!

Wow, that was a great video! Thanks for posting it, Char.
While I won't be there with you in person in 2 weeks, I'll definitely be there in spirit!

Melissa
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,517
Posted By Melissa
Re: AUSTIN, TX Show last night - AWESOME!

OK.
Side 2. :)

One of the things that made last Tuesday's concert so great was the fact that Gord's voice was very strong. He had, obviously, gotten past his dilemma with the Flagstaff...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,517
Posted By Melissa
Re: AUSTIN, TX Show last night - AWESOME!

You guys are great! Thanks for the reinforcement!
Gotta go run some errands but I promise I'll post Part 2 later.

And Ron, thanks so much, but I'm afraid we can't make the Massey trip. You'll...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,517
Posted By Melissa
Re: AUSTIN, TX Show last night - AWESOME!

Thanks, Brian!
I'm still reliving it in my head, remembering lots of really fun moments of Gord's banter and just feeling really lucky to have been there on such a great night. I'm thoroughly...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,517
Posted By Melissa
Re: AUSTIN, TX Show last night - AWESOME!

Hmmmm. Well. OK. In response to the post above, I suppose I need to clarify - I don't just go to concerts to see if everyone else will enjoy the show. But after 90+ shows (which is a lot LESS...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,517
Posted By Melissa
AUSTIN, TX Show last night - AWESOME!

What I really wish is that everyone who posts or reads here could have been at the Austin show last night - it was amazing!
I have a tendency to get very exuberant on this topic, so forgive me if I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,927
Posted By Melissa
Re: Concert in Flagstaff AZ

Yes, it was just an altitude thing. He's fine. Saw him in San Antonio last night and will see him tonight here in Austin. Nice to have the guys down here in Texas again. :)

Melissa
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,835
Posted By Melissa
Re: Melbourne, FL: Too Many Clues in this Room

.....or perhaps Gord just likes the song and wants to sing it! :)

Not everything has to be political. It's a shame that so many things turn that direction and keep everyone stirred up. But,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,906
Posted By Melissa
Re: the Lightfoot Childhood Homestead - PHOTOS

That's really cool. Neat looking house.
But it looks really cold up there!!!!!!! :)

Melissa
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By Melissa
Re: SARASOTA, Florida article

Sorry I missed the Sarasota show. The Van Wezel is probably my favorite of all the Florida venues. But it's hard to catch all the Florida shows because the band jumps back and forth across the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,835
Posted By Melissa
Re: Melbourne, FL: Too Many Clues in this Room

I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Clearwater and Orlando shows, but not the other FL shows. Sure was sorry I didn't get to go to Melbourne to hear "Too Many Clues." I believe I heard Rick...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,752
Posted By Melissa
Re: MISSISSAUGA,Ont.Nov.10-2017-VIDEOS/setlist-12 string Gibson damaged onstage

Great pics and vids, as always, Char. Thanks!

JJ, you spent some time compiling that Capo-3rd fret-List. Bravo. :)

Seeing that chunk out of that old B-45 gave me a sharp pain. But it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,156
Posted By Melissa
Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?

Goodness.
All I wanted to know was if anyone was at the Florida shows!!!!!!!!

Oh, well.....

Melissa :)
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,156
Posted By Melissa
Anyone at the Florida shows?

Just wondering if we've got some folks down there going to the FL shows. Those are always good shows - there are a lot of GL fans in FL. I usually try to go to those, but couldn't swing it this...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,214
Posted By Melissa
Re: MIDLAND TEXAS rADIO interview

Midland show tonight was fantastic. Even though Gord claimed to have some "rhinitis" issues, his voice was clear and solid. As a matter of fact, his voice sounded stronger than the last time I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,827
Posted By Melissa
Re: MASSEY HALL - November 2016-reviews/pics/videos

Looking for a word that surpasses "Awesome" but can't find it.

Awesome videos, Char! Sorta eases the pain of not being there. Well, not really, but it helps. :)

Thank you for posting these!...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,955
Posted By Melissa
Re: Where is Biscuit City?

Sorry, John, but, IMHO, a good old southern biscuit is NOTHING like an English scone! :) Of course, now, I'm speaking of a scratch-made southern biscuit with a soft and tender brownie-like texture...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,827
Posted By Melissa
Re: MASSEY HALL - November 2016-reviews/pics/videos -opening show at Massey Hall

I have a question for the musicians here (also for anyone who really pays attention to what Gord is doing on his guitar) -

When he played "Plans of My Own" at Massey, did he fingerpick the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By Melissa
Re: MARCH 2017 concert dates

Well, yes, I realize that - and there usually are! I was just noting that the first "posted" info was Texas, so that put a smile on my face. :)

Come to think of it, just seeing ANY future dates...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By Melissa
Re: MARCH 2017 concert dates

I am now sure that 2017 will be a good year ------- since Gord's tour will begin right here in Texas!! :)

Now I've just gotta figure out the way to Midland, TX......

(For those of you not...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,027
Posted By Melissa
Re: Pub Jam Nov 2016

So very sorry I'm not there! Wish I could join you guys for all the festivities. I'll be with you in spirit as I cook my Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, and I'm hoping some of my Lighthead buddies...
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