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Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2004, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,572
Posted By Wingdrops
RickC - That's ironic. Here in New...

RickC -

That's ironic.

Here in New Jersey, I was singing

"Heaven Help the Devils, may they (the other team) have some unpleasant memories"

Even Gord hasn't been able to sing the Cup...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2004, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,336
Posted By Wingdrops
Harmony is such a subtle and low-key, understated...

Harmony is such a subtle and low-key, understated album that none of the songs is likely to be a hot single. I fear any single -- especially EOAT or Clouds of Loneliness -- would never see daylight...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2004, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,599
Posted By Wingdrops
I was very pleased that our local record store...

I was very pleased that our local record store (not a mega chain) had a copy of Harmony to buy on the day of release. Fearing that it would not be available locally in the absence of a special...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2004, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,476
Posted By Wingdrops
It's a shame about the crash, but at least we...

It's a shame about the crash, but at least we know where they should bury the survivors.

http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif


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"And the laughter came too easy for life to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2003, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,540
Posted By Wingdrops
"Gossip Calypso" There's one for you...

"Gossip Calypso"

There's one for you newbies!

Yackety yack yack.



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"And the laughter came too easy for life to pass me by."
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2003, 02:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,270
Posted By Wingdrops
For me, the best measure has to be how I "voted"...

For me, the best measure has to be how I "voted" with my dollars in buying albums. I've listed 8 (in order) so that the purists can throw out anyone they deem insufficiently "folk."

1 Gord
2...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2003, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,024
Posted By Wingdrops
Triangle was probably left off because it was on...

Triangle was probably left off because it was on Gord's Gold II. Christian Island was probably left off for the same reason.

It's too bad it wasn't a 5 or 6 disk boxed set!


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Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2003, 07:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,040
Posted By Wingdrops
He answered one of the questions that I wanted to...

He answered one of the questions that I wanted to know.

In April 2002, I asked him if he still played golf (he says that he heard the line "either step up or step back" from his then...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2003, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,606
Posted By Wingdrops
I have 2 favorites. First and foremost is...

I have 2 favorites.

First and foremost is my Songbook boxed set autographed by the MAN at a concert in NYC in August 2000. It was the first time I met Gord and it was thrilling.

Second is a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2003, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,345
Posted By Wingdrops
Char told us a few years ago that she attended a...

Char told us a few years ago that she attended a Blue Jays baseball game where it was announced that Gord was in the crowd at the ballpark.

It's too bad that Toronto doesn't have any "MAJOR"...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2003, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By Wingdrops
In "Hangdog Hotel Room" the line "rubbin' the...

In "Hangdog Hotel Room" the line "rubbin' the wrong girl right" of Endless Wire became "treatin' the wrong girl right" in the GG2 version. The revision is far inferior to the original -- the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2003, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,367
Posted By Wingdrops
Silverheels - "OLD" friend? You could have said...

Silverheels - "OLD" friend? You could have said longtime! LOLOL

Cathy, jg and others - I wasn't really seeking to cause a feud between guitarists and other instruments. I was just responding to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2003, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,367
Posted By Wingdrops
Even Gord doesn't limit his songs to "guitar...

Even Gord doesn't limit his songs to "guitar players only."

BTW, have you tried "Fine as Fine Can Be", "Bells of the Evening" or "Same Old Obsession" on guitar?

Hmph!


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Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2003, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By Wingdrops
I remember being told about 2 years ago (in this...

I remember being told about 2 years ago (in this forum) that Drink Yer Glasses Empty was written during the Gulf War.

Can anyone shed any more light on this song? In particular, what is the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2003, 06:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,170
Posted By Wingdrops
I missed this one a while back, but it's such a...

I missed this one a while back, but it's such a great topic, I want to take a stab at it. In my response, I will assume that Gord is playing alone, without the band, and that the setting is a small...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2002, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,142
Posted By Wingdrops
For country, how about the banjo picking on...

For country, how about the banjo picking on Farewell to Annabelle?

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"And the laughter came too easy for life to pass me by."
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2002, 07:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,500
Posted By Wingdrops
For funny lines, I think the line about Betty's...

For funny lines, I think the line about Betty's "engine" is pretty funny (the braggart! LOL):

Betty called me in to say goodnight,
Much to my relief and pure delight.
And with the dawn, the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2002, 07:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,500
Posted By Wingdrops
Have to disagree about "Knotty but nice." ...

Have to disagree about "Knotty but nice."

That's an old joke. I first heard it at age 5 (44 years ago) from a Disney album about Pinocchio.

"Pinocchio, Pinocchio,
His little head was made of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2002, 03:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,629
Posted By Wingdrops
The Watchman's response to my post blurs the...

The Watchman's response to my post blurs the distinction between "personal preferences" and "personal opinion." One can "prefer" to listen to a certain piece but not have the "opinion" that it is a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2002, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,229
Posted By Wingdrops
I know that a few of the fans at this site...

I know that a few of the fans at this site attended the Saratoga concert. I did not, so my knowlege of it is second-hand.

According to my understanding (please correct me someone if I'm wrong),...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2002, 11:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,629
Posted By Wingdrops
I don't think it's fair or correct to use an...

I don't think it's fair or correct to use an individual's personal preferences as the measure of an artist's greatness. So the issue of whether or not the Watchman likes the Beatles, while relevant...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2002, 01:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,629
Posted By Wingdrops
I didn't see Derek's reply as I was writing mine...

I didn't see Derek's reply as I was writing mine (above).

I agree with everything he said.
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2002, 01:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,629
Posted By Wingdrops
For singer, there are quite a few who top Gord,...

For singer, there are quite a few who top Gord, as I'm sure he'd admit. Elvis and Sinatra, to name but two. Not that the young Gord didn't have a beautiful voice.

For songwriter (NOT including...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2002, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,809
Posted By Wingdrops
Sis Was that article on the copyright fight...

Sis

Was that article on the copyright fight used with permission?

No public admission, please, but you have my business card. The fines won't exceed $10,000 per violation.

LOL

2M2L, Esq.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2002, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Wingdrops
I've never thought of myself as a Gord Groupie,...

I've never thought of myself as a Gord Groupie, and still don't (tho my family disagrees). I have attended 10 concerts since 2000. However, except for going to the gathering for the 3 Massey...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2002, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Wingdrops
Not robots, but space aliens disguised as...

Not robots, but space aliens disguised as hookers. At least that's what Val told me.

;)

2Much2Lose


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"And the laughter came too easy for life to pass me by."
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2002, 12:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,712
Posted By Wingdrops
I forgot to mention "Ring-Necked Loon" and "On...

I forgot to mention "Ring-Necked Loon" and "On Yonge Street." I was not fond of either of these two when I first heard them. But RNLoon, in particular, has grown on me and is now one of my favorite...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2002, 12:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,712
Posted By Wingdrops
While I share the views of many here, my vote for...

While I share the views of many here, my vote for Lightfoot's worst all-time released song is "I'd Do It Again," which is not only bad in itself, but bad in how it nearly ruins a great album side...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2002, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,235
Posted By Wingdrops
Concerning "Watchman," I feel that this is...

Concerning "Watchman," I feel that this is primarily a road song in the style of Woody Guthrie or "King of the Road." (Borderstone is another such song by Gord.) The life on the road is marked by...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2002, 07:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,515
Posted By Wingdrops
It is my understanding that legally you are...

It is my understanding that legally you are entitled to make a copy for your own use of ANY vinyl album you own, whether or not it is also available on CD. Similarly, it is legal to copy a CD or...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2002, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,650
Posted By Wingdrops
Sis, Too bad you didn't hook one that night!...

Sis,

Too bad you didn't hook one that night!

LOL


2Much2Lose

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Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2002, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,650
Posted By Wingdrops
Does anyone have a calculator to help Silverheels...

Does anyone have a calculator to help Silverheels out with this one?

LOL

2Much2Lose


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"And the laughter came too easy for life to pass me by."
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2002, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,939
Posted By Wingdrops
Char appears to have a snowboarding passion. Her...

Char appears to have a snowboarding passion. Her brother must have played with her in the snow when they were young.

Since no one has offered anything for the discus, how about "Circle of Steel"?...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2002, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,939
Posted By Wingdrops
OK, you've made it thru the qualifying heats. ...

OK, you've made it thru the qualifying heats. Anyone else?

There's a good one available for the Discus.


2Much2Lose

(which itself is a GORDOlympic name)
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2002, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,939
Posted By Wingdrops
Ladies and Gentlemen, In about two weeks,...

Ladies and Gentlemen,

In about two weeks, the Winter Olympics kick off in Salt Lake City. As preparation for this event, we should all get ourselves in shape for the GORDOlympics.

First Event...
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