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Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 67
Re: Happy 84th Gord!

On the night of Nov17, Melbourne's 3AW radio station played all of IYCRMM, then announced it was Gordon Lightfoot's 84th birthday and played about half of Sundown.
Forum: Small Talk 10-06-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Australian Football League Grand Final 24Sep2022

This year's AFL Grand Final, back at its Melbourne Cricket Ground home in front of 100,024 spectators, saw favourites Geelong Cats 20-13 (133) defeat Sydney Swans 8-4 (52).

Video highlights (4...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Re: Eau Claire, WI (9/21/22) Set List

Seafarer,


Thanks for another of your many Lightfoot concert reviews. (I've enjoyed them all since meeting you at Gord's Appleton WI concert in 2008.) Pleased to hear Gord and band are in good...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Pls reply if you still have posting access

I notice there have been no postings to any of the four Corfid discussion forums for 2 months and I'm concerned that many of the people who posted regularly in the past have lost access. I know that...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Re: Manitouwoc, WI (June 19, 2022)

Seafarer John,


Thanks for another well-written review. I notice Manitowoc is only 30 miles from Appleton WI where I met you and Debbie before my one and only Gord concert on 30Mar2008.
Forum: Small Talk 05-18-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,211
Re: And 2 Gord songs on an Aussie's 60th birthday album

It's May19 in Australia and today is my actual 60th birthday. I feel lucky when I think of a few friends and relatives who died in their 50s and younger. Looking back on the "60th birthday" album I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Re: Des Moines Set List (May 16, 2022)

Seafarer John,


Thanks for another excellent concert review. Pleased to hear Gord and the band were in good form. You and the other audience members must have appreciated it even more knowing the...
Forum: Small Talk 02-21-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
A gord song for my friend Steve (12Dec1962-12Feb2022)

One of my closest friends, who went to school with me in the 1970s, passed away this month from prostate cancer, aged 59. He was never happier than when on his modest boat on the modest Nicholson...
Forum: Small Talk 02-04-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
A Gord song for Mum (16Jan1931-4Feb2022)?

My beloved mum Jude passed away peacefully at home last night, aged 91. I tried to find a Gordon Lightfoot song to dedicate to her (as I did with "End Of All Time" for Dad in 2017), but I instead...
Forum: Small Talk 12-07-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Re: My club wins Australian Football League title after 57 years

FormerlyLavender and BillW,


Thanks for your kind thoughts. On Sunday 5Dec2021, ten weeks after the Melbourne Football Club won that Australian Football League Grand Final in Perth and broke its...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Re: HAPPY 83rd Gordon

Last week when a plasticsurgeon said he had booked me into hospital on Nov17 to remove a melanoma on my nose, my first thought was "That's Gord's birthday." The operation went well, by the way,...
Forum: Small Talk 10-03-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
My club wins Australian Football League title after 57 years

On my previous Small Talk thread "And 2 Gord songs on an Aussie's 60th birthday album", I mentioned James Taylor's song "Angels Of Fenway", which described how in 2004 the Boston Red Sox broke their...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

And for my final YouTube offering, here is Tony Rice's studio performance of Lightfoot's "The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctrhodBCXv4
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

Tony Rice's studio performance of Gord's "Whispers Of The North":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsUJGTsNXOA
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Re: Iowa Concerts (July 19-20)

Thank you, Seafarer John, for another excellent Gord Road Trip report. Considering the Jul19 and Jul20 venues were 200 miles apart (3-and-a-half hours by car) and therefore not many people would...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

A live Tony Rice version of Lightfoot's "Ten Degrees And Getting Colder":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nikO4Yls52Y
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2021, 04:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 948
Gord still getting played on Australian radio

Around lunchtime on a recent weekend I heard Gordon's "If You Could Read My Mind" played on Melbourne easy-listening radio station MAGIC 693. Joveski in Melbourne would be interested to know that. He...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

A live Tony Rice version of Lightfoot's "Bitter Green":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQmx-0Ziwq8
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

A live Tony Rice version of Lightfoot's "Song For A Winter's Night":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oonDSMMj88
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

A live Tony Rice version of Lightfoot's "Early Morning Rain":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=608tDKO6aL0
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

And here's a live Tony Rice version of Lightfoot's "Cold On The Shoulder":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPiOAK08-a4
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Re: Thanks for posting and replying while I couldn't log on!

Welcome back, Char. But the thanks are to Imported Next Saturday for leading all of us to Firefox.
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

A live Tony Rice version of Lightfoot's "Shadows":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9rR1bPgKOA
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

For those interested in video of Tony performing a Lightfoot song, here is a live version of "Home From The Forest":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRNeLb2tkWE
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVl1ibykWZU


I just discovered this live video of "Freeborn Man". An awesome set of talented musicians, led by Tony Rice. He has often been called the greatest...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,391
Re: Tony Rice

I am very sad hearing that. Tony Rice's album of Gordon Lightfoot covers triggered my love of bluegrass music. He died suddenly on Christmas Day aged 69 while making his morning coffee....
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,903
Re: Two Gord songs on an Aussie's funeral album

Two-and-a-half years later, I have just posted a sequel thread titled "And 2 Gord songs on an Aussie's 60th birthday album", but this time I was less self-indulgent and relegated it to the Small Talk...
Forum: Small Talk 09-04-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,211
And 2 Gord songs on an Aussie's 60th birthday album

Back in Mar2018, self-indulgently using the General Discussion forum, I posted a thread titled "Two Gord songs on an Aussie's funeral album". It described the CD I had compiled with 4 tracks to be...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,942
Re: Favourite Song on "Solo" Album

My CD of "Solo" arrived a week ago with an "80 Years Strong" t-shirt which is several sizes too small (because I didn't realise there was a drop-down size menu!)

My favourite songs on it are...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Re: Authorized online lightfoot store

And I just ordered the "Solo" CD and an "80 Years Strong" t-shirt. I wish the Richard Harison Book "Once upon a Red Eye: Life on the Road with Gordon Lightfoot" had been available too.
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,924
Re: Favorite 'Harmony' Song

1. End Of All Time
2. Clouds Of Loneliness
3. River Of Light

A big thank-you to those of you who have been resurrecting such interesting threads from before 2008 when I discovered the Corfid...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,690
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

Mike in MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA,

I remember 3XY (1420 and later 1422 on the AM band) and it was one of the radio stations in the 1970s playing "Sundown" which first got me noticing Lightfoot's music...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Re: Postponement of Royal Oak Concerts

I assume that's because of the worldwide coronavirus crisis. Many music tours and stage shows in Australia have been postponed or cancelled too, along with the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix (at...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,690
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

I can't remember the first time I heard a Gordon Lightfoot song, but it must have been "Sundown" in 1974 when Australian radio stations were playing it constantly. It reached No 4 in Australia. The...
Forum: Small Talk 01-05-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,583
Re: Photos from daughter's visit to "Massey Hall"

Thanks, Char. She said she walked around "several blocks" and got too cold to keep looking. Can't blame her for giving it less priority than I would have.
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