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Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Rob1956
Re: ABC news entertainment review of SOLO

Just got the CD in today, the vinyl version comes April 3. Small detail, but it's nice to see the old Warner Bros. logo on one of his records once again.
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Rob1956
Solo date change

I just got notified by Amazon that the delivery of the Solo album has been delayed to April 3. I don't know if it's for the LP or the CD or both, since I ordered both.
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By Rob1956
Re: NEW album - 'SOLO' -LISTEN to SONG - Gord & guitar only - MARCH 20,2020

Seafarer:
Yeah, the Amazon listing says Gord discovered a cd of these songs from 2001 and 2002. It appears they're not newly recorded.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Rob1956
Re: New album

I would suspect Gord's leg injury perhaps delayed things.
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Gordon's Master Recordings

I haven't read anything about Gord losing master tapes. I did read that Neil Diamond was among those who lost something, just what I don't know. It's odd, I know that Neil owns all his masters, so...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By Rob1956
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot

Many of you may not know this but there is a very good chance that the next mayor of Chicago will be Lori Lightfoot. As of this writing on March 25, 2019, she is way ahead of her opponent. Both...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,123
Posted By Rob1956
Re: What will Gord's new songs be about?

I'm wondering just how much money he wants to spend on recording the album. Will he return to the studio in Hamilton, or even record in his own house. These days you can have an entire recording...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,538
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Huge News -- New Lightfoot Album on Tap!

Anyone know if the 80th show on the 80th birthday was filmed? If no, what a loss!
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Rambo

I was wondering if someone else saw that and put 2 + 2 together!
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Alexandria, VA article/interview-June 2018

If you're turning 80, aren't you entering your 9th decade? 1-10 first decade, 10-20 second, 20-30 third, 30-40 fourth, 40-50 fifth, 50-60 sixth, 60-70 seventh, 70-80 eighth, 80-90 ninth....
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,090
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Concert in Flagstaff AZ

Don't forget, Gord has emphysema and his lungs can't adapt to changes in environment the way a person with healthy lungs (and younger) can adapt.
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,838
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Video - Art Bell Interviews Gordon

RIP, Art. I would listen to his show almost every night. At one point in the '90s you could scan across the AM radio dial late at night and hear the show coming in from stations all over the country....
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Neil Diamond Retirement

I think it's a tribute to the emotional attachment we get to musicians who mean a lot to us. I was a big George Harrison fan, my favorite Beatle. When he died, I didn't want to listen to any of my...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,304
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Soundstage 1979 - Very Good Quality

Anyone ever run across a recording of Gord on "Made In Chicago", the predecessor of "Soundstage", from around 1972?
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Neil Diamond Retirement

The intent of this thread was to reflect on several contemporaries of Gord's: Neil Diamond, Elton John, Paul Simon, who have announced touring retirement plans due either to health issues, or a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By Rob1956
Neil Diamond Retirement

Has Neil Diamond's retirement due to illness caused anyone here to rethink how they'd like Gord to bow out one day? I'm leaving the question simple to encourage a broad spectrum of ideas. Obviously,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,504
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Lightfoot Religion

I suspect that if Gord had been involved with Scientology, there would have been a big stink if he tried to leave. Anyone who becomes a member and tries to leave, well, Scientology makes your life...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By Rob1956
Birthday Boy!

Happy 79th Gord! Many more to come!
Forum: Small Talk 08-02-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,704
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) in Melbourne 13Apr2017

Dave: Sorry you found the show disappointing. To be honest, I would not see any artist in concert 18 months or so after last seeing them. I figure the set list was probably the same. Ian is pushing...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,753
Posted By Rob1956
Re: 'Salute'

Borderstone:
Don't you have "Songbook"?
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,479
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Gordon Lightfoot interviewed for movie Harry Tracy

Forget "Private", all*I get is "this video does not exist"!!!
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,784
Posted By Rob1956
Re: If Gord's Lungs Could Speak

So, a lot of things go running around in a Lightfoot fan's mind. Did Gord and his surrogates wait until a "tipping point" was reached before he "mentioned" to an interviewer that he had a lung...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,784
Posted By Rob1956
Re: If Gord's Lungs Could Speak

I have to respectfully disagree. If Gordon brought it up in an interview, it's fair game.
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,784
Posted By Rob1956
Re: If Gord's Lungs Could Speak

Charlene, that's the difference between you and me, I do fault him for not stopping. We all must take responsibility for our actions. All that he's been through...The aneurysm, the surguries, the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,784
Posted By Rob1956
If Gord's Lungs Could Speak

Ok, so in the last 48 hours or so, I learned something that I knew I would hear, yet dreaded to hear: Gord admitting that he has emphysema. I had read before that Gord said he had started smoking at...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,867
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Inspiration for Miguel

Have you heard Loreena McKennitt's interpretation of it?
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,556
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Interview - Nov.17-2016

Some of that could be from what I think he said was having his diaphragm cut into three times during various surgeries after the aneurysm.
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,556
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Interview - Nov.17-2016

You don't nurse emphysema back to health. It's a permanent, progressive disease.
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,556
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Interview - Nov.17-2016

I just knew it would happen. Emphysema. Leonard Nimoy quit cigarettes 30 years before being diagnosed with it. Johnny Carson. Just hope he responds to the meds for a long time. But the need for O2...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,523
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Colbert sings medley of Gordon Lightfoot songs on the TONIGHT SHOW tonight

On the "Colbert" show several years ago, he mentioned that the first LP he ever bought was
"Don Quixote".
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,569
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Magic Minstrel Show

Boy, I just don't get the video at all. I have to say, and I don't want to but: WTF?
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,275
Posted By Rob1956
Re: ...and the subject is...

Border,
I'd say, never hold off posting a new thread if you think it has some worthiness to Gord, either past or present. Not too long ago, I introduced a thread inviting comments on the impact of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,838
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Video - Art Bell Interviews Gordon

Art is currently in the hospital battling pneumonia and other COPD related issues. Lots of antibiotics going into him. Keep him in your prayers.
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By Rob1956
Re: Lenny Waronker

Affair...
I was non-specific for a reason. Just wanted to see how people responded. I probably could ask the same thing about Tony Clarke and the Moody Blues, Paul Samwell-Smith and Cat Stevens, Tom...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By Rob1956
Lenny Waronker

Professionally speaking, is Lenny Waronker the best thing that ever happened to Gord?
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