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Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: echoes of heroes

This is another piece of classic material that so clearly relates to the tension we're caught up with today in this crazy world.
"Must this be the road we are traveling yet." How much more...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By lighthead2toe
The Edmund Fitzgerald

Forty three years ago on this date the Edmund Fitzgerald slipped beneath the waves in Lake Superior. A moment of silence out of respect of the twenty nine sailors who lost their lives in that very...
Forum: Small Talk 11-09-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Meredith has a new video and song

Very nice piece of work and right with the times. She's clearly following in her Dad's footsteps.
As was mentioned in the 2013 threads here when she first started appearing at Hugh's Room "we'll...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: STATEN ISLAND, NY. photos-Nov.2,2018

Nice classic photos here. What a beautiful theatre. Very ornate and the art work is tastefully set in which makes it quite pleasing to the eye. It will go on my list of "places to visit" somewhere...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: The Way I Feel

Anther interesting thing here friends. (Please bear with me, it's about "The Way I Feel.")

From the liner notes on the cover of the vinyl album "The Best of Gordon Lightfoot" (which includes "The...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: The Way I Feel

Anther interesting thing here friends. (Please bear with me, it's about "The Way I Feel.")

From the liner notes on the cover of the vinyl album "The Best of Gordon Lightfoot" (which includes "The...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: The Way I Feel

It's interesting that the song, "The Way I Feel" came out on Gord's 1966 album titled "Lightfoot" and the following year, the album "Gordon Lightfoot The Way I Feel" was released, albeit with...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: The Way I Feel

JJ,
Every time I go back for a listen to this and there have been many, new revelations seem to emerge and there's no end in sight. No stop button.
It's all in there, from Bach to Beethoven, Liszt...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Help required with a CD copy.

He's going to buy me a "Long White Robe" if he makes it to Toronto for the next round of Massey Hall gigs. It's my favourite Lightfoot drink.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Help required with a CD copy.

Thanks Martyn. I'll put it in the mail today.
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: The Way I Feel

Wonderful story Melissa. Many, many thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Chicago-Sept.16-2018 photo

Very captivating photo. Kim clearly had the recipe to make it work.
The foreground accentuating the red platform material together with the gold trimming really makes it.
Try looking at it while...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Help required with a CD copy.

Hi there Martyn.

I can help you with that if need still be.

Just send me a private message with the details and I'll get the copy to you.

Cheers,

Ron
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By lighthead2toe
The Way I Feel

That song, inspired by it's richness in lyrical abundance in the title alone resonates in my mind each time a feeling becomes alerted by an occasion or a happening.

Clearly had something to do...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Classic Lightfoot Live

Hey Char.
You can "tag along" for the St. Catherine's gig. Pretty sure I'll be going. Having a connection with this group makes me feel like a brand new man.
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Classic Lightfoot Live

On Aug 30th in the acoustically refined concert hall of the Charles W Stockey Theatre in the picturesque town of Parry Sound, Ontario, Classic Lightfoot Live made it happen "like it happened once...
Forum: Small Talk 08-28-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Orillia Concert Nov 17th

Hi there Bill.
There are still three seats available. Come join us. One fan is coming all the way from Germany. Everything arranged. Lots of excitement in the Lightfoot camp!
Best to you and family.
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,295
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: John Stockfish

Gone six years today but alive in those early Lightfoot recordings. Amazing talent was John Stockfish.
Extended condolences to John's family.
Forum: Small Talk 08-20-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By lighthead2toe
Orillia Concert Nov 17th

If anyone from out of town has plans to attend this concert I would be happy to help out with travel etc. from Toronto to Orillia. My van is a seven seater.
Over the years I've stayed at "The...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Happy 80th Gordon

This is very exciting.
It's Gordon Lightfoot celebrating this monumental occasion in his fashion.
He's doing what he loves best; the work. "We Love The Work." It's his mantra and as fans, we love...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

That's the caption I was looking for Dave but it didn't come to me.

Great "finale."
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

Having just noticed that the pub jam thread has now topped the 1000 view mark in such a short time it's clear that the work put into that event sure paid off.

Just thought I'd share an interesting...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,667
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: MASSEY HALL FOREVER-last 3 concerts-Summertime Canada Day Dream 2018

Having gone through all that's here and watching these videos kinda makes me feel like I'm still there in the midst of it all downtown Toronto, hoping to see a line forming for the next concert...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

Hi JJ and many thanks yous.
Other than the video work Char and Lisa did I'm not sure if there was any thing else.
Myk wasn't doing well with heat so he only came in on the one tune. No word from...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

Wow!
What a great package of videos Char put together here for us. Together with daughter, Lisa they both worked very had to help make the pub jam a special event. Lots of dedication here.
Many...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

Hi friends.
Your words are so endearing. It's an inspiration for me and I thank you.
It was a weekend like non other.
More on the way.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

Thanks so much Brian. You are very kind and I recall you always attended the pub jams.

What I really love about this event is the fact that we never know how it's going to manifest.
Over the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,667
Posted By lighthead2toe
MASSEY HALL FOREVER-last 3 concerts-Summertime Canada Day Dream 2018

Well, it happened and what a Summertime Dream it was.
Three impeccable concerts with a significant burst of strength coming through in Gord's vocal output since his last appearance here in Massey...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

Hi there Melissa.
You really would have enjoyed the fun gig yesterday at McVeigh's.
There'll be more on the event later after the the thoughts that are spiralling in my brain begin to unravel.
The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Massey Hall - 124th Birthday!

Thanks so much for this Char.
There's a world of nostalgia here for a guy like me. I could spent the whole day just going back and forth with it. The photos are fantastic.
I can't help but feel...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

Hi TG.
Just hop on board the train. As long as we've been having the jams nobody has been left out of getting their chance up there.
Being a "pot luck" type of gig, until we can do a count of the...
Forum: Small Talk 06-13-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Harry Belefonte Performs A Song For A Winters Night.

Thanks so much for this Affair. Really enjoyed it.
The Smothers Brothers came to Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto during the Yo Yo Man era. I took my two sons there to see them and we laughed our heads...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,011
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Red Shea has died-June 2008

It was wonderful evening JJ and thank you for your kind words.
It's really great keeping Red's memories alive through the music and especially with his students on stage making it happen.
See you...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,011
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Red Shea has died-June 2008

Ten years now have gone by since we lost Red Shea.
Last night at the Aurora Theatre in Red's hometown I watched and listened on the sidelines as "Classic Lightfoot Live" performed "Minstrel of the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By lighthead2toe
Re: Pub Jam at McVeigh's 2018

Thanks Brian,

Yes, we're really looking forward and things are gearing up to make it a great party.
This time we've recruited a pro sound person to help move things along a little smoother.
All...
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