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Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,041
Posted By gathrb
Watchman's Gone, Christian Island, Somewhere...

Watchman's Gone, Christian Island, Somewhere U.S.A., Daylight Katy, Gotta Get Away, Knotty Pine, Biscuit City, Tattoo, My Little Love, Boathouse.

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Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,514
Posted By gathrb
Love & maple syrup goes together Like the...

Love & maple syrup goes together
Like the sticky winds of winter when they meet
People come and stand in line
To rob the forest of her wine
Love & maple syrup shine like
Embers warm, like...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2006, 07:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,424
Posted By gathrb
I'm not sure if that's singing or yelling! ...

I'm not sure if that's singing or yelling!

Sounds like he's out by his barn yellin' at his ol' lady about wanting to go trippin' in his mellow yellow canoe. His wife is probably telling him "No!"...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,687
Posted By gathrb
Do you think the Gordon Lightfoot song,"For Lovin...

Do you think the Gordon Lightfoot song,"For Lovin Me," is chauvinistic? It may be chauvinistic, but it's not misogynist.

Elvis Presley recorded a nice version of that song in 1973 for the "FOOL"...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,424
Posted By gathrb
"If There's a Reason" from "Endless Wire" always...

"If There's a Reason" from "Endless Wire" always seemed to be a tough song to sing. Lots of tension/anger in the lyrics with notes being held/yelled out "If there's a chanceeeeeeeee!!" "Give it a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2001, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,112
Posted By gathrb
I was able to download this song for the first...

I was able to download this song for the first time & was really impressed with Gord's songwriting on such a negative event. I had downloaded about a minute of it six months ago @ Napster before...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2001, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,372
Posted By gathrb
Shadow, You lucky dog! Sounds like it was...

Shadow,
You lucky dog! Sounds like it was another great performance. I wished I could have been there to hear "Summertime Dream". I have a video of him singing that song on "Saturday Night Live" I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2001, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,372
Posted By gathrb
christine, Sounds like I missed a good show....

christine,

Sounds like I missed a good show. Damn! I took my exam, & it was very hard...flip of a coin on passing. I'd rather been at the concert. Did he sing the new song "Night Time"?
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2001, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,372
Posted By gathrb
Any review of Gordon Lightfoot in Detroit? Thanks!

Any review of Gordon Lightfoot in Detroit? Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2001, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By gathrb
I'm not sure if it was Terry playing, I like the...

I'm not sure if it was Terry playing, I like the guitar work in "Hangdog Hotel Room" alot.
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2001, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By gathrb
From Dusk till Dawn! Can anyone post the...

From Dusk till Dawn!

Can anyone post the lyrics to Gord's new song? It sounds like a good song, is it from an upcoming new album?
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2001, 11:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,991
Posted By gathrb
Amy, You can talk and talk and talk about...

Amy,
You can talk and talk and talk about Gordon all you want. I really like his songs too! You really ought to get SONGBOOK it's cool. You gotta hear the bonus songs that are outtakes from his...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2001, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,327
Posted By gathrb
I've always thought this song was a varation of...

I've always thought this song was a varation of the "IN MY FASHION" theme. "I ain't got nothing to hide" "I aint got no one for hire" He is what he is.

It sounds like he's been hurt by past...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2001, 10:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By gathrb
I think one of the best covers of any Lightfoot...

I think one of the best covers of any Lightfoot song is "If You Could Read My Mind" by Don McLean. It was an unreleased bonus song on the "Chain Lightning" LP. The Jordanaires sing back-up on the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2001, 10:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
Thanks Char. I'm "dying" out here trying to...

Thanks Char. I'm "dying" out here trying to figure this song out! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif Sometimes I wish we could email Gordon Lightfoot with questions, although I read he doesn't use...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2001, 01:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
THE WATCHMAN'S GONE The more I listen to it,...

THE WATCHMAN'S GONE

The more I listen to it, I think the end part about "If you find me feedin' daisies/Please turn my face up to the sky" I think he's talking about dying. It seems from the song...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2001, 03:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
Can anyone help me out on the above question? ...

Can anyone help me out on the above question? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/confused.gif Thanks!

I've been on the town
Washing the *Barbara Striesand* down
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2001, 01:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,283
Posted By gathrb
Char, Good topic...sounds like a Frankv topic! ...

Char,
Good topic...sounds like a Frankv topic! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif

Gordon Lightfoot
The Man - A Living Legend (Rose's was right on too...a kind spirit)
His Lyrics - Poetry in...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2001, 10:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
"The Watchman's Gone" is such a fantastic song. I...

"The Watchman's Gone" is such a fantastic song. I would love to hear that song in concert. I'm trying to figure out the meaning....can anyone else help out? Obviously the Watchman refers to the guy...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2001, 09:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
2Much2Lose, That is interesting if its true...

2Much2Lose,
That is interesting if its true that SUNDOWN has Gord's only songs with expletive lyrics. I could swear(no pun intended) there are others. I think he says something about not using swear...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2001, 08:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,690
Posted By gathrb
Char, Glad a nice person like you will be...

Char,
Glad a nice person like you will be helping out at this site. You have a sweet spirit. Good Luck! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2001, 01:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
Rob1956, My new favorite song...The...

Rob1956,

My new favorite song...The Watchmans Gone. Classic Lightfoot...guitar playing is perfect, restless lyrics, voice in top shape. Funny thing is I had "SUNDOWN" LP, but I don't remember this...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2001, 11:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
Thanks for the recommendations. I can tell you...

Thanks for the recommendations. I can tell you right now that the best new song so far is "Love and Maple Syrup". I like the jazzy ska singing & rythym changes. Nice song.
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2001, 08:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
Whoops! I started to dl "Moutains & MaryAnn" and...

Whoops! I started to dl "Moutains & MaryAnn" and noticed it was on SONGBOOK Disc One track 13. I'll have to listen to that song again, I don't listen to Disc One too much. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2001, 07:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
I know some people are against Napster, but its...

I know some people are against Napster, but its not going away. I tried 7 or 8 months ago to get some hard to find songs by Gordon...no luck. Well times are changing quickly in cyberspace & I thought...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2001, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By gathrb
"Old Dan's Records" "Lazy Morning" "Sea of...

"Old Dan's Records" "Lazy Morning" "Sea of Tranquility" "I'll Do Anything" he seems most happy on these type songs...family, nature, love.
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2001, 11:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By gathrb
"Beautiful" was used in our wedding in 1986, as...

"Beautiful" was used in our wedding in 1986, as it is in many weddings. Your right KenR, its a classic Lightfoot recording. Right now I just want to hear "Stone Cold Sober". I think it is the best...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2001, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,288
Posted By gathrb
This has happened to me...I'd choose "Sundown"...

This has happened to me...I'd choose "Sundown" first...what usually happens is "I know that song, I didn't know that was Gordon Lightfoot". And I say, "Yeah, he's got plenty more" and then play "If...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2001, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By gathrb
How about "10 Degrees & Getting Colder" lol ...

How about "10 Degrees & Getting Colder" lol

With the start of the 21st Century upon us, how about the timeless "ENDLESS WIRE"?
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2001, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,721
Posted By gathrb
Happy 2001 Frank v, STILL coming up with the...

Happy 2001 Frank v, STILL coming up with the best, thought provoking questions! lol
My most prized item is my SONGBOOK 4CD set & book. All the hits are there + some new classics. I like Gordon's...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2000, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,487
Posted By gathrb
I would hope Gordon's next album (other than...

I would hope Gordon's next album (other than Christmas) would break new ground. Bob Dylan came out with a couple "roots" albums (Good As I Been To You & World Gone Wrong) and I didn't even like...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2000, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By gathrb
I'm surprised Gordon doesn't have a Christmas CD...

I'm surprised Gordon doesn't have a Christmas CD yet. I would like to hear him sing "Merry Christmas From Our House To Yours" by Buck Owens or "It Doesn't Have To Be That Way" by Jim Croce or maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2000, 11:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,851
Posted By gathrb
We must visit Biscuit City! When do we embark on...

We must visit Biscuit City! When do we embark on the Lightfoot Liner? Maybe Old Dan can spin some wax. Sounds like fun!
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2000, 12:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,831
Posted By gathrb
Sometimes a broken dream will make you sad ...

Sometimes a broken dream
will make you sad
or make you mean
Sometimes things
Ain't as bad
As they might seem
...Life's broken dreams
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2000, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By gathrb
Supaiblue, Elvis songs I'd like to hear Gordon...

Supaiblue,
Elvis songs I'd like to hear Gordon sing:

"Always On My Mind"
"Anything Thats Part Of You"
"Can't Help Falling In Love" (Bob Dylan did a version)
"Funny How Time Slips Away"...
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