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Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,053
Posted By walls
Favorite Don Quixote songs; again, a wonderful...

Favorite Don Quixote songs; again, a wonderful album, chop full of great tunes. After listing each song in various orders various times, I couldnít agree on a ranking for each, thereís not a bad...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,273
Posted By walls
I'll go from the gut, and list the five that come...

I'll go from the gut, and list the five that come to mind most readily:

Home From The Forest
Too Late For Prayin'
I'm Not Suppose to Care
If Children Had Wings
That Same Old Obsession
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,619
Posted By walls
This is both difficult and interesting, because...

This is both difficult and interesting, because this was one hell of an album. Whatís fascinating for me is to see how the songs are ranked by Lightfoot vets compared to newbieís. Also, because...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,571
Posted By walls
For some reason, Salute was a much underrated...

For some reason, Salute was a much underrated album, yes; it was released as an album, which I still have. Not one of the greatest, although it was very reminiscent of Lightfoot and a variety of his...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,564
Posted By walls
Probably, my favorite album when all is said and...

Probably, my favorite album when all is said and done; at least for the moment. Here's the way the songs stack up for me; there are numerous ties, in the first 3 slots, that's because, frankly, I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,960
Posted By walls
If I'm not mistaken, it costs about $15,000 to...

If I'm not mistaken, it costs about $15,000 to get the Star in place; besides, I would hate to see him next to someone like Donald Trump. Could you imagine how scary that would be!
Playing guitar...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,266
Posted By walls
Annie, Very insightful; an excellent and...

Annie,

Very insightful; an excellent and candid interview. Thanks for posting it and bringing it to our attention.
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,290
Posted By walls
This topic has probably been raised before, but...

This topic has probably been raised before, but Iíll pose it anyway rather than research old posts. Also, some of what I have to say Iíve said before, so forgive the redundancies.

Ever wonder...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,937
Posted By walls
Stuck in my mindÖ. IIÖ. Tracks change, after...

Stuck in my mindÖ. IIÖ. Tracks change, after playiní a few more this evening, Never Too Close, Bells of the Evening, Rainbow Trout and Long Way Back Home are now in the weekend song shuffle. Donít...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2006, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By walls
timetraveler, I generally enjoy conspiracy...

timetraveler, I generally enjoy conspiracy theory-based explanations, but this one is a bit weak even for me, only because Iíve never come across a suit from a record company who didnít want to make...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,937
Posted By walls
Stuck in my mindÖ. This weekend itís been If...

Stuck in my mindÖ. This weekend itís been If Children Had Wings, On the High Seas, and Your Loveís Return. Since putting down my guitar yesterday evening, after playing a few, I have to add, Second...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,735
Posted By walls
Yuri, Thanks for the "heads up" on this;...

Yuri,

Thanks for the "heads up" on this; without your post I would have missed casting my vote. Glad I could be a part of this.

Borderstone, no need for a Lightfoot resurgence quite yet,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,143
Posted By walls
Gahoendoe, since you implied, some future video...

Gahoendoe, since you implied, some future video considerations I could see are: ďLazy MorniníĒ or ďThat Same Old ObsessionĒ from Old Danís Records, ďOde to Big BlueĒ from Don Quixote would be...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2006, 11:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,143
Posted By walls
Gahoendoe, thank you very much for the site and...

Gahoendoe, thank you very much for the site and the catalog listing of videos. What an impressive, wonderful, and beautiful collection of music videos; Iím mesmerized by the splendor of the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,761
Posted By walls
The topic isnít necessarily about the virtues of...

The topic isnít necessarily about the virtues of Dylan or lack thereof, so Iíll stick to the post. I do agree with joveski; Iíve never heard of a feud or major row between the two. Many years ago,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By walls
I've lost patience because I've tried once before...

I've lost patience because I've tried once before to enter this message. In fact, I've entered this in another post because of that frustration. I have tried to explain my position and ideas relative...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By walls
I've lost patience. I have tried to explain my...

I've lost patience. I have tried to explain my position and ideas relative to lightfoot and his music from the purchase of my first album in 1967 until now. I wanted to discuss technobabble v....
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By walls
maybe it's me, but I lost the point, let alone...

maybe it's me, but I lost the point, let alone the rationale, of this posting. I don't mean to be negative because I encourage all views, dialogue, and discussion of the greatest artist, poet, and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2006, 10:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,823
Posted By walls
Wonderful, truly impressive, compilation and...

Wonderful, truly impressive, compilation and collection of items. Thank you for the e-bay refrence, I will have to start looking myself. I've been listening to the albums since I bought my first one...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2003, 11:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,923
Posted By walls
Hello JG005, Yes Walls does come from the...

Hello JG005,

Yes Walls does come from the song, and also the Restless and Shadows.

I will get back with some album suggestions for the artists you're looking for. The albums are somewhat...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2003, 11:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,689
Posted By walls
It really doesnít matter what number is driving...

It really doesnít matter what number is driving what bus, it is a post, and itís the substance of the post that matters. Despite claims of lame, et al, this does appear to be a topic that has...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2003, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,217
Posted By walls
This is difficult. It's like trying to name the...

This is difficult. It's like trying to name the best songs, least favorite songs, best folk artists, etc. Even though I've been listening to Lightfoot since the 60's, when he became my favorite...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2003, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,347
Posted By walls
Letís be somewhat pragmatic, the young record...

Letís be somewhat pragmatic, the young record executives are looking for artists that appeal to a different age group and demographic. Regretfully, as talented, as experienced, as poised, and as...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2003, 08:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,169
Posted By walls
Forget the private concert, let the fans come...

Forget the private concert, let the fans come forward, and in force, in this forum, to honor a man who's following would most certainly make Madonna's look silly. There is no comparison between...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,923
Posted By walls
If one may continue, and try to avoid the "older"...

If one may continue, and try to avoid the "older" group, I would continue with:

Donovan
Ian & Sylvia
David Willcox
Tom Paxton
Phil Ochs
Stan Rogers
John Prine
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2003, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,852
Posted By walls
Borderstone, I truly respect your interpretation...

Borderstone, I truly respect your interpretation of this song, and I think you are certainly on to something. However, with all due respect, I differ in my interpretation. It could be a matter of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2003, 10:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,923
Posted By walls
Lightfoot Tom Rush Eric Andersen Bob Dylan ...

Lightfoot
Tom Rush
Eric Andersen
Bob Dylan
Tim Buckley

This is a hard one because there are so many other great folk singers who came before, and who came after, Lightfoot. All poets in their...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2003, 10:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,938
Posted By walls
This is rather difficult. I will go with two...

This is rather difficult. I will go with two weeks worth, i.e., first five in the first week and another five in the second:

Affair on 8th Avenue
Home from the Forest
If Children Had Wings...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2003, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By walls
The orchestration on Sit Down Young Stranger is...

The orchestration on Sit Down Young Stranger is also worth listening to.

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restless shadows
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2003, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,948
Posted By walls
I was alive in 1988, does that count? ...

I was alive in 1988, does that count?

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restless shadows
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2003, 10:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,750
Posted By walls
I was doing coffee houses and folk clubs in the...

I was doing coffee houses and folk clubs in the early 70's, and while I was working through Michigan in 1970 I attended my first Lightfoot performance. I was mesmerized, and although I had performed...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2003, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,200
Posted By walls
Yarmouth Castle, better than the Fitzgerald. And...

Yarmouth Castle, better than the Fitzgerald. And indeed, fowlesjohn, Sunday Concert is an essential to any collection.

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restless shadows
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2003, 10:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,644
Posted By walls
I know, three is too tough, and Borderstone, go...

I know, three is too tough, and Borderstone, go for the 40, however, let's use hfan's criteria. Frankly, I have to admit that I can't really think of only 3 myself.
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2003, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By walls
I did follow up this post with ballads, but love...

I did follow up this post with ballads, but love songs is another, important category that deserves another separate category.
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2003, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,644
Posted By walls
A second post. What would you think are...

A second post. What would you think are Lightfoot's three best ballads. A hard choice and decision to make because he has crafted so many wonderful and memorable ballads.

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