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Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Steve
Re: Another New Song -- Why Not Give It a Try

Pretty good song. Great guitar work. A little weak on the whistling. I have the same trouble. I wonder if getting older affects the whistling muscle?
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 01-24-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Steve
Re: John Denver W&W

Thanks for that! I moved from Texas to Fort Collins 1 1/2 years ago. Am getting in touch with my John Denver. Saw a great video on PBS recently. Gordon and Denver just seem to go together. Mountains...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By Steve
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

My wife, Fran, loved Lightfoot's music as much as I did. We lived in Plano, TX. We only had 1 chance to see him there. In 2007 Fran became ill and was diagnoiced with pancreatic cancer, stage 4. Fran...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By Steve
The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

I joined this site a long time ago but have not been very active. I thought I would post this. In 1969 I was living in Lancaster California working at Edwards AFB. I was a big folk fan and learning...
Forum: Small Talk 12-16-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Steve
Re: Ed Mullen has passed away

Thanks Char, I was thinking it was Edward. But, it's Edmond, like Gord's song! Only spelled different.
Forum: Small Talk 12-10-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Steve
Re: Ed Mullen has passed away

Melissa, I just logged in tonight for the 1st time in months to learn that Ed had just died. I'm so sorry. I love listening to the recordings he made at your house years ago. Great memories!
I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,110
Posted By Steve
Re: John Prine, Gordon Lightfoot & Jim Cuddy...house concert

I really didn't know Prine until a Lightfoot weekend at Melissa's in Cedar Park, TX. They started doing Prine songs and I was very impressed. Have been a fan every since. Melissa got us access to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,110
Posted By Steve
Re: John Prine, Gordon Lightfoot & Jim Cuddy...house concert

Just stumbled on the video. What a hoot! So, I logged on to corfid for the first time in a very long time. Knew it would be discussed here. If anybody remembers me, "Hi". I'm now living in Fort...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,814
Posted By Steve
Re: Kristofferson/Lightfoot duet in Orillia tonight-Jan.20-2017

That was the first song I ever hear Lightfoot sing. It was on Skip Weshner's radio program, The Folk Show, out of LA. Would have been about 1969. I was living in Lancaster, working at Edward AFB. It...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,158
Posted By Steve
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By Steve
Re: Dallas, Texas-Feb.25,2015

Great concert to what looked to be a full house. Beautiful venue. Fortunately, they missed the ice mess by just 1 day. Hate driving in downtown Dallas at anytime, especially at night.

Got to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By Steve
Re: Charlotte setlist

Great! Thanks Char. We'll be there in Dallas Wed. night. That's if we don't get more ice.
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Steve
Re: BLOG posting - Lightfoot and Bobby McGee

In about 1969-70 I was living in Lancaster California. I played some acoustic guitar. Used to listen to a radio station in LA which had a program every week night called
The Folk Show. The host was...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,487
Posted By Steve
Funny moment at the Dallas Concert

At the recent concert in Dallas, I had my camera and wanted to record a video of "If You Could Read My Mind". In my opinion the best song he ever wrote. I recorded the song concentrating hard on...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,934
Posted By Steve
Re: HAPPY 70th

Happy Birthday! You have two years on me, but don't stop now. I'll be playing your songs tonight at a weekly guitar circle in Frisco, Texas
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,281
Posted By Steve
Re: Make your mark (Lightfoot '07)

I was at the 22 June show in Austin
The welcome message says: You last visited: 12-31-1969 at 11:00 PM
HAHAHAHA. I don't think it's been quite that long!
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,176
Posted By Steve
"Da%n--this getting old is for the boids..." ...

"Da%n--this getting old is for the boids..."

Your sure right about that Roger, but ya gotta admit, it beats the hell out of the alternative.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,176
Posted By Steve
It was a really great night. Gordon is doing 8...

It was a really great night. Gordon is doing 8 concerts in 9 days, so they have their work cut out for them. Roger missed Ed Mullens and wife Charmin who attended. Also, Janice drove all the way from...
Forum: Small Talk 10-16-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,611
Posted By Steve
For me it all started with the KT. After they...

For me it all started with the KT. After they made it big, every college had 2 or 3 groups that wanted to be the next KT.

I still have their first record. Recently learned
to play Scotch and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By Steve
Here's the lyrics. I also have the chords and...

Here's the lyrics. I also have the chords and playing instructions. If anyone wants them, PM me your E Mail and I will send it in .rtf format.

LIFELINE
...
Forum: Small Talk 04-25-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,440
Posted By Steve
Thanks for the link Annie. Great stuff, a bit...

Thanks for the link Annie. Great stuff, a bit overwrought but that's Springsteen. Looked like the Weinburg 7 band plus about 20 others.
I was watching Emmylou and Mark on Imus. Really liked their...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,687
Posted By Steve
If you are in north Texas and want to see Brian...

If you are in north Texas and want to see Brian for free, he's playing tomorrow, Sat 4 Feb, at Bills Records and Tapes in Richardson. He'll be there at 3pm and there is no charge. And they have free...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2006, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,687
Posted By Steve
Hi, That is a recording by Brian Burns on his...

Hi,
That is a recording by Brian Burns on his latest CD "Heavy Weather". All the other songs are original and he plays all of the instruments on the CD which he recorded himself. Very talented guy...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2005, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,754
Posted By Steve
Hi Borderstone. Don't know exactly what you...

Hi Borderstone.
Don't know exactly what you mean by "pensive". I have sung the song many times and have the impression that some of the lyrics were written to flow easily off the tongue rather than...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,466
Posted By Steve
Sounds like Jon was ripping off Dave. See ...

Sounds like Jon was ripping off Dave. See
Jenneys "Letterman" post.
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2004, 08:28 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,576
Posted By Steve
Living in Texas, I am a big fan of these Texas...

Living in Texas, I am a big fan of these Texas artists:
Guy Clark
Tom Russell
Steve Earle
Brian Burns

Other Faves"
Bob Dylan
John Prine
Lucinda Williams
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2003, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,245
Posted By Steve
One of my favorite Gord songs too. The title...

One of my favorite Gord songs too. The title actually is: Last Time I Saw Her. The first line of the lyric is "The last time I saw her face".
Forum: Small Talk 12-08-2002, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,795
Posted By Steve
After reading the Watchmans post about Michelle...

After reading the Watchmans post about Michelle Branch, I listened to some of her music on the web site. Reminds me somewhat of Kasey Chambers, the Austrailian gal. Very nice. She seems to be...
Forum: Small Talk 10-16-2002, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,375
Posted By Steve
Here's a website that a nice capsule of Mickey's...

Here's a website that a nice capsule of Mickey's career. http://www.nashvillesongwritersfoundation.com/fame/newbury.html
I first heard him on the radio one night in California in the late 60's. I...
Forum: Small Talk 10-02-2002, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,375
Posted By Steve
I read that Mickey Newbury died a couple of days...

I read that Mickey Newbury died a couple of days ago at age 62 of a respratory ailment. He was a really fine songwriter. I think he wrote some of the most beautiful sad songs that I ever heard. I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2002, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,188
Posted By Steve
Heard while listening to the radio in bed this...

Heard while listening to the radio in bed this morning. I guess it's like they say, life is what is happening while your making other plans.
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2002, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,470
Posted By Steve
Thanks Cathy and Ed. Once I got past the Yahoo...

Thanks Cathy and Ed. Once I got past the Yahoo junk and you guys helped me get everything working, it was great. I had a blast!
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2002, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,470
Posted By Steve
Can someone tell me how to particiate in the Wed....

Can someone tell me how to particiate in the Wed. guitar chat?
Forum: Small Talk 06-04-2002, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,166
Posted By Steve
I've played a German made Hofner for over 25...

I've played a German made Hofner for over 25 years. Bought it at a PX in Germany for under $200. Still use it as my traveling and practice guitar. I bought a Martin HD-28 about 3 years ago. Really...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2002, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,939
Posted By Steve
Germangodfan, Groos Gott or Guten Tag ...

Germangodfan,
Groos Gott or Guten Tag

Gordon plays Sundown on the 12 string, but it sounds good on a 6 string too.

Be sure that you are using the correct chords. Some of the transcriptions I...
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