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Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,561
Posted By bjm7777
Re: You know you're a Gordon Lightfoot FANATIC when...

...when you spend 2500 dollars on a D-18 to look and sound like Gord.
...when the little tune you whistle to yourself every day at work for the past 30 years is from a refrain from a Lightfoot song.
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,489
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Got my copy! Shadows!

(Quote"I've probably said it before, but I actually prefer SALUTE slightly over SHADOWS. Not that either of them is bad...!")

"Salute" has some good music on there. "Tattoo", "Knotty Pine", and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,274
Posted By bjm7777
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,489
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Got my copy! Shadows!

Long been a favorite album of mine - I remember hearing "I'll Do Anything" over the radio while buying a sandwhich at a 7-11 in March 1982. I went out and got the record the next day - on vinyl in...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,274
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Stompin' Tom died

He was a real Canadian.....he'll be missed.
Forum: Small Talk 02-20-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By bjm7777
Mindy McCready

She is another statistic. So many artists and musicians have ended up the way Ms. McCready did. Thank goodness Gordon Lightfoot gave up the alcohol abuse so many years ago - so many songs we might...
Forum: Small Talk 01-31-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By bjm7777
Patty Andrews

Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters girl group passed away today at 94 years old. The Andrews Sisters were at the height of their popularity during WW II, providing a diversion from the horrors of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,250
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Justin Bieber or Gordon Lightfoot? Who's the greater Canadian icon?

Good article. Not really a comparison at all...lol.
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,289
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Toronto-GLOBAL TV & Lightfoot - VIDEO is UP!

"I want to leave a clean campsite when I get out of here..." - gonna remember that one....lol.
Good interview...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,270
Posted By bjm7777
Re: TorontoStar-TheCityMag-Apr.1978 LIGHTFOOT article

Thanks for posting this - never read this one before...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,602
Posted By bjm7777
Re: MacleansMagazine-March 1987 LIGHTFOOT article

I remember this one. That April I saw him at the Jube in Calgary on a Sunday matinee. One of the local radio stations was playing Lightfoot stuff all afternoon - of course I had it playing during...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,730
Posted By bjm7777
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By bjm7777
Re: last spike of the Canadian Railway..

There's a bit of an interpretive center there at Craigellachie, BC. Despite the operating costs, CP manages to put an awful lot of trains through there, from what I've observed.
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,007
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Lightfoot and Fiancee?

"Not sure how reliable the source is . . . I do believe they misspelled the lady's name."

Kim Hasse would be correct....
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 977
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Ottawa SUN article

Good article - they seem better and more interesting than some of the ones from years ago - perhaps it's the energy he still puts forth...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,704
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Syracuse review&Pics- Post& Standard

These look like the best concert pix of Gord in quite some time....
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Lightfoot and Stallone

There was a Francis Lightfoot Lee who was a signatory on the US Declaration of Independence.
I too was raised Protestant, but the last time I attended the House of Gord for services was...well...a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Lightfoot and Stallone

Uncanny...lol. Lightfoot's Sweet Guinevere could work here, but Stallone shouting "Adrian.....!", not so much......
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By bjm7777
Re: question on one of GL's guitars

That's his handmade McGlincey - also appears in other albums and recent photo shoots promoting "All Live". In 1993 on his tour for Waiting for You, he was playing a Martin D-18 that he "kept in the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,601
Posted By bjm7777
Re: My BEST 1965 B-45-12 Cherry Sunburst 12 string for sale

She's a beauty and the price is right.....hmmmm....
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,591
Posted By bjm7777
Re: PRESS RELASE - CD songlist and cover picture

Just got my Rhino order in - All Live really does sound good. "Fine As Fine Can Be' is arguably the best track on the disc.
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,095
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Maclean's Magazine Interview

Thanks for posting the scans - probably the most interesting article of the bunch.

I still remember reading that 1978 interview in Maclean's, right around when Endless Wire came out, and feeling...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,196
Posted By bjm7777
Re: CBC Q - Gordon Lightfoot - with acoustic performance

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=I%27ll+Tag+Along&view=detail&mid=E2A0CFF6E9F8FA42E5D8E2A0CFF6E9F8FA42E5D8&first=0&qpvt=I%27ll+Tag+Along

Found this on the internet tonight...hope the link works...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,196
Posted By bjm7777
Re: CBC Q - Gordon Lightfoot - with acoustic performance

Certainly did justice to "your" song...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,196
Posted By bjm7777
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,196
Posted By bjm7777
Re: CBC Q - Gordon Lightfoot - with acoustic performance

I was surprised at how well he sounded on what is a favorite song of mine - mind you there are a lot of favorites. I have to confess that my exposure to Gord's music in recent years has been...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,330
Posted By bjm7777
Re: Lightfoot and The Leafs

Cool interview.....
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,273
Posted By bjm7777
Re: CKUA Radio of Alberta interview with Gord

Had to laugh along with his anecdotes about dealing with the announcement of his death while driving by Mt. Pleasant Cemetery - good interview...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By bjm7777
Re: If There's A Reason

It's one of my favorites from Endless Wire - the other is The Circle is Small. Bought the album in 1978 when it came out...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,043
Posted By bjm7777
Re: NOW magazine.- March 1993

He indicated back then that he was hoping to play until 2000 if the health holds up - that was 12 years ago and is still "a going concern"...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,928
Posted By bjm7777
Re: EMR cover - Meredith Lightfoot

I have seen a couple of pictures of Paul McCartney playing his upside-down Epiphone Texan, and the bridge/saddle angle issue is quite noticeable, especially with that upside-down bridge that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,928
Posted By bjm7777
Re: EMR cover - Meredith Lightfoot

Yeah I was noticing how much she looked like her dad in his younger days.

As for playing a right-handed guitar left-handed, you can restring it but the bridge and saddle placement would be...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,591
Posted By bjm7777
Re: PRESS RELASE - CD songlist

Pre-ordered mine.....
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,757
Posted By bjm7777
Re: What are the 'best' Gord singalong songs?

I was working in a somewhat noisy environment today - which covered over the sound of my voice as I sang out some "Race Among The Ruins". Also, "...try to believe me, I'll do anything that you say"...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,020
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