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Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2003, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,118
Posted By wattsdmatter
MaryEllen, further to John's remark about the...

MaryEllen, further to John's remark about the good ship 'Mary Ellen Carter'.
I take my ole geetar to a local pub on Tuesday night and jam with like minded people. We have one guy who sings that song...
Forum: Small Talk 02-06-2003, 01:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,375
Posted By wattsdmatter
Due to unforeseen circumstances my wife and I are...

Due to unforeseen circumstances my wife and I are unable to use this apartment, Saturday 3 May-Saturday 10 May. This is a very well appointed apartment on an 18 hole golf course. 10 mins from Disney...
Forum: Small Talk 10-03-2002, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,390
Posted By wattsdmatter
jbt, thank you for responding to my post. It is...

jbt, thank you for responding to my post. It is interesting that you have 'sussed' my origin via my spelling. It was once said that Britain and America are divided by a common language. I think I...
Forum: Small Talk 10-02-2002, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,881
Posted By wattsdmatter
Ambrose is right, this guitar has just gone on my...

Ambrose is right, this guitar has just gone on my Christmas wish list.
http://www.taylorguitars.com/guitars/models/pix/gslj_detail1.jpg
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Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2002, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 986
Posted By wattsdmatter
I don't think Gordon plays his guitar strung this...

I don't think Gordon plays his guitar strung this way, it would be either Red Shea or Terry Clements. I think High String refers to 'Nashville Tuning' a standard 6 string with the high E & B strings...
Forum: Small Talk 09-29-2002, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,501
Posted By wattsdmatter
Major failure. Got the address slightly wrong....

Major failure. Got the address slightly wrong. Lets try again.
http://aladdinlimo.com/burrard.jpg
I hope this works. Or I will join the French Foreign Legion.
Forum: Small Talk 09-29-2002, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,501
Posted By wattsdmatter
Is this the bridge in Vancouver referred to in...

Is this the bridge in Vancouver referred to in Stompin' Tom Connors song 'The Bridge Came Tumblin' Down'?
http://www.aladdinlimo.com/burrard.htm
I hope this works or I am going to look a bit of a...
Forum: Small Talk 09-29-2002, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,390
Posted By wattsdmatter
There are some names here I have not come across...

There are some names here I have not come across before. Are you still out there?
"Changes" is one of my favourite songs. When I encountered it on the first Lightfoot album and saw that it was a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2002, 09:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,565
Posted By wattsdmatter
I feel sure that at some juncture in this books...

I feel sure that at some juncture in this books life, either in print or at the editorial stage, Gordon received something for the use of his work.
In my book it clearly states "Lyrics reprinted...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2002, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,142
Posted By wattsdmatter
"Brave Mountaineers" from 'Don Quixote' comes...

"Brave Mountaineers" from 'Don Quixote' comes pretty close to country.IMHO.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2002, 04:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,565
Posted By wattsdmatter
Finding a rhyme for polemic, nice try. Not much...

Finding a rhyme for polemic, nice try. Not much worse than a rhyme I heard in a Frank Sinatra song, The lyricist had rhymed splendour with window (winder). I cannot recall the title of the song, but...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2002, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,565
Posted By wattsdmatter
Dnada.

Dnada.
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2002, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,565
Posted By wattsdmatter
Coloradosue, it is from "Sit Down Young Stranger"...

Coloradosue, it is from "Sit Down Young Stranger" http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2002, 07:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,565
Posted By wattsdmatter
I have been reading this thread with much...

I have been reading this thread with much interest over the past few days. Phew!! I find it hard to understand how such a simple question about a beautiful little book, which I have had in my...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2002, 12:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,565
Posted By wattsdmatter
Should I have typed ...

Should I have typed http://www.corfid.com/ubb/eek.gif
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2002, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,565
Posted By wattsdmatter
Watchman, like the picture. Reminds me of a place...

Watchman, like the picture. Reminds me of a place I spent sometime at in Maine a few years ago. It was by a lake called Toddy Pond. My wife and I were boating on the lake when a small plane almost...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2002, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,146
Posted By wattsdmatter
Just listened to the interview, took over 40 mins...

Just listened to the interview, took over 40 mins with all the buffering but good nevertheless. Can anybody tell me why this page extendeds beyond my screen, and I have to scroll horizontaly to read...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2002, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,039
Posted By wattsdmatter
When I first read this post, I was intrigued. I...

When I first read this post, I was intrigued. I tapped 'Stompin' Tom Connors' into a search engine and read up as much info as I could find. I determined to find out more about this man. On a recent...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2002, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,284
Posted By wattsdmatter
Hear! Hear!

Hear! Hear!
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2002, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,926
Posted By wattsdmatter
James, I am sure we are all aware that you were...

James, I am sure we are all aware that you were not aware of Gordon's condition when you posted your request. I appreciate other comments here, thank you.
Here is the set list for Gordon,s Orilla...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2002, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,926
Posted By wattsdmatter
My wife and myself have just flown back to the UK...

My wife and myself have just flown back to the UK after 17 days in Ontario. We had tickets for both Gordon,s shows in Orilla (Fri 6th & Sat 7th) plus tickets for his Stratford show (Mon 10th). On...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2002, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,609
Posted By wattsdmatter
Well done Telekidd for picking up that particular...

Well done Telekidd for picking up that particular item. We Brits hooked into Eva Cassidy some little while ago. To the point where her album "Songbird" hit the coveted No. 1 spot in the Brit album...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2002, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,043
Posted By wattsdmatter
Thank you Telekid, I suspect it was 'Night Time'I...

Thank you Telekid, I suspect it was 'Night Time'I do not recall hearing the word 'Pokemon'. However I feel I would have rememberd a title like 'Shellfish'
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2002, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,043
Posted By wattsdmatter
I last saw Gordon in Milwaukee in April 2001 2...

I last saw Gordon in Milwaukee in April 2001 2 nights running, and sadly never took notebook nor pen. However I remember 2 new songs, the much mentioned "No Hotel". For the life of me I cannot recall...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2002, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,043
Posted By wattsdmatter
Thank you for clearing that up for me. Next stop,...

Thank you for clearing that up for me. Next stop, 2 nights in Orilla to see the man (Gordon not Bob.)1 night in Stratford to see, who else? Gordon. Looking forward to it.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2002, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,415
Posted By wattsdmatter
Should that be Hampshire? "El Rival Mas...

Should that be Hampshire? "El Rival Mas Debil"
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2002, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,415
Posted By wattsdmatter
Silverheels, I live in a small village in...

Silverheels, I live in a small village in Hamshire name of Elson.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2002, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,043
Posted By wattsdmatter
Isn't Gordon's sound guy Bob Doidge?

Isn't Gordon's sound guy Bob Doidge?
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2002, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,415
Posted By wattsdmatter
Silverheels, I live in England!

Silverheels, I live in England!
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2002, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,415
Posted By wattsdmatter
I will be at the 'jam' tonight at the local pub....

I will be at the 'jam' tonight at the local pub. I intend doing 2 Lightfoot songs. 'Second Cup Of Coffee' & 'Restless' I try to do a different Lightfoot song every week. Which should keep me going...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2002, 01:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,527
Posted By wattsdmatter
Mr hoot'n holler, I saw a program on the ole TV...

Mr hoot'n holler, I saw a program on the ole TV recently, suggesting that we could be living for 150 years in the not to distant future. (Perish the thought)I must have seen you on the program, as...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2002, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,347
Posted By wattsdmatter
I have to concur with everything written here. I...

I have to concur with everything written here. I am English, born and bred. However my late father was from Newfoundland, and I feel this very strong affinity with Canada, for obvious reasons. I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2002, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By wattsdmatter
Mucho gracias, Sereno, mucho gracias.

Mucho gracias, Sereno, mucho gracias.
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2002, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By wattsdmatter
The Watchman, I have clicked on your link. I...

The Watchman, I have clicked on your link. I noticed that this topic has appeared elsewhere under the heading "Red Shea on "Don Quixote" on June 5th, on June 9th I asked why when I call up a site...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2002, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By wattsdmatter
Thank you Brian 57, I now feel a lot better, I...

Thank you Brian 57, I now feel a lot better, I think!
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