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Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2005, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By Big Blue
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 11-09-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By Big Blue
These two songs seem to be about the same woman....

These two songs seem to be about the same woman. Does anyone know if they are? The positioning of them on the album works very well. At first, he's really heartbroken and despondent and then he's...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2004, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,966
Posted By Big Blue
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, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By Big Blue
I was looking around for info about possible tour...

I was looking around for info about possible tour dates and found this. Unfortunately, the whole article is missing.
http://www.curlio.com/new_showarticle.php?id=5770

Anybody else know of his...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2004, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,504
Posted By Big Blue
quote:Originally posted by stationmaster: Best...

quote:Originally posted by stationmaster:
Best old song - Song for a winter's night

Best new song - Harmony

I agree 100%. Song for a winter's night never gets old. And Harmony gets more...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2004, 02:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,168
Posted By Big Blue
Yes, what a hidden gem that song is! It gives me...

Yes, what a hidden gem that song is! It gives me chills, transports me far away.
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2004, 02:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,276
Posted By Big Blue
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 ?
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2004, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By Big Blue
Well okay. Based on the relative definitions...

Well okay. Based on the relative definitions contained in this thread, I am obsessed. I listen to him everyday for hours. I fall asleep listening to him. I wake up to him. It bugs me when my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,276
Posted By Big Blue
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 06-07-2004, 10:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,316
Posted By Big Blue
quote:Originally posted by charlene: Sometimes...

quote:Originally posted by charlene:
Sometimes life makes our choices for us.

Char

I think life will definitely make a choice for you if you don't make enough strong choices of your own. This...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2004, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By Big Blue
That's awesome! I think now's the time to keep...

That's awesome! I think now's the time to keep plugging away at our local radio stations and get them playing the song.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2004, 02:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,456
Posted By Big Blue
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: 5,456
Posted By Big Blue
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 06-06-2004, 01:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,351
Posted By Big Blue
I'm in Sacramento and would be happy to help in...

I'm in Sacramento and would be happy to help in any way I can.

I posted requests online to a few radio stations. Hope it helps!

[This message has been edited by Big Blue (edited June 06,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2004, 01:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,689
Posted By Big Blue
I'm sure someone has mentioned 'May I'. It's...

I'm sure someone has mentioned 'May I'. It's really the only song I seriously consider skipping. It's terribly annoying.

I really love A Lesson In Love. "Songs of the season/Apples of the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2004, 01:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By Big Blue
Thanks! I thought I was alone!!

Thanks! I thought I was alone!!
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By Big Blue
they listen to Gord obsessively, everyday and...

they listen to Gord obsessively, everyday and never seem to get sick of him? I listened to Modest Mouse the other day and I'll probably listen to some White Stripes today, but nobody else is as good....
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2004, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,016
Posted By Big Blue
Thematically, it reminds me just a little bit of...

Thematically, it reminds me just a little bit of IYCRMM and Shadows, because it's a lot about lost love and regret and maybe trying to win it back. Particularly, EOAT, reminds me of Shadows, 'I may...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2004, 09:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,746
Posted By Big Blue
Okay, I really did look through the thread and I...

Okay, I really did look through the thread and I didn't see this obvious topic, but I could've missed it. So forgive me if it's been well-covered. Many of you have mentioned in other threads, but I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2003, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,608
Posted By Big Blue
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 11-26-2003, 02:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,204
Posted By Big Blue
quote:Terry Clements is the magic man in my...

quote:Terry Clements is the magic man in my opiion with all the song. Gord plays lead guitar 99% which is basic strumming. Terry really adds the magic. [/B]

Does Terry usually write a lead over...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2003, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,473
Posted By Big Blue
We've talked a lot about what songs of Gord's...

We've talked a lot about what songs of Gord's sound like each other, but what are some of his songs that have a very original sound for him?

I think Songs the Minstrel Sang, Fading Away, Shadows,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2003, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,828
Posted By Big Blue
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: 1,872
Posted By Big Blue
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: 1,599
Posted By Big Blue
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2003, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By Big Blue
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 11-10-2003, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By Big Blue
Having listened to 'the greatest hits' and 'if...

Having listened to 'the greatest hits' and 'if you could read my mind love' where do you guys recommend I go next for kicks http://www.corfid.com/ubb/confused.gif? IYCRMML is great -reminds me a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2003, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Big Blue
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: 2,037
Posted By Big Blue
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: 4,956
Posted By Big Blue
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: 2,037
Posted By Big Blue
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 10-29-2003, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By Big Blue
Thematically, Go-Go Round and Rainbow Trout would...

Thematically, Go-Go Round and Rainbow Trout would go well together, in that order, but they have different time signatures, which might be a problem; and I'm not sure if they're in the same key. It's...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2003, 11:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,156
Posted By Big Blue
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: 26,002
Posted By Big Blue
Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2003, 03:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,156
Posted By Big Blue
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...
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