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Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,949
Posted By SeattleRain
Send Beckham back to England, you can keep...

Send Beckham back to England, you can keep Victoria, Please
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,771
Posted By SeattleRain
http://archives.cbc.ca/IDC-1-68-743-4679/arts_ente...

http://archives.cbc.ca/IDC-1-68-743-4679/arts_entertainment/gordon_lightfoot/clip6

Try this link for Gordon's acceptence speech.

No retrospective.
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By SeattleRain
It is true what Ian Tyson says about "Four Strong...

It is true what Ian Tyson says about "Four Strong Winds" a mate of mine pulled it out of his book to perform a couple of nights ago, and had "Four Strong Winds [Neil Young]" on the heading. He then...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,599
Posted By SeattleRain
You have smacked the nail right on the head,...

You have smacked the nail right on the head, John, murder is the operative word. I think SK can verify that, I recently sent her a recording of my, er, singing, not a Gord song I hasten to add.
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2006, 05:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,904
Posted By SeattleRain
I am not sure which of Gordon's songs was the...

I am not sure which of Gordon's songs was the first one I heard, probably Early Morning Rain, this thread has reminded me of something a good mate of mine said about a Lightfoot classic. Several...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2006, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,210
Posted By SeattleRain
If you are refering to the black cloth bound set...

If you are refering to the black cloth bound set "CASH UNEARTHED" I concur, produced by Rick Rubin, a masterpiece, 5 CD's plus a booklet. Some really great music by the great man.

If you refering...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2005, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,426
Posted By SeattleRain
Thank you John, I recall wtriting that post now....

Thank you John, I recall wtriting that post now. Thanks again. James.
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,426
Posted By SeattleRain
I seem to recall reading another posting...

I seem to recall reading another posting somewhere on this site refering to The Maple Revolution, can't recall where or by who. I caught it last night, Gordon was featured, I was disappointed not to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2005, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,001
Posted By SeattleRain
John, with regard to you mentioning Gordon...

John, with regard to you mentioning Gordon disentangling himself from his guitar amp wiring. When I last saw the great man in concert, it was his last show in Orilla before he took ill, and he had...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2005, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,567
Posted By SeattleRain
Simple answer to a simple question, No!

Simple answer to a simple question, No!
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2005, 04:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,825
Posted By SeattleRain
"I made enough money to buy Miami, but I p****d...

"I made enough money to buy Miami, but I p****d it away so fast"

Another great Buffett line.
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2005, 04:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,242
Posted By SeattleRain
"Is there someone sowing seams through all my...

"Is there someone sowing seams through all my hopes, through all my dreams? You know living a life of ease don't make your meals taste better, if you please"

pretentious, moi?
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By SeattleRain
Yes, Silverheels, I did 'emailed' them both with...

Yes, Silverheels, I did 'emailed' them both with my thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By SeattleRain
The BBC actually played 2 GL songs today 27th...

The BBC actually played 2 GL songs today 27th April 2005. Ken Bruce, everyones favourite Jock, played SUNDOWN in the AM, Steve Wright played If You Could Read My Mind in the PM. Thanks guys.
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By SeattleRain
At last, after trying to pick up Paul Weller's...

At last, after trying to pick up Paul Weller's version of EMR on my 'dial up' and could not past the picture of PW, nothing on audio apart from Loading 358% I have just heard it on my son's...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By SeattleRain
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/radio1_aod.shtml?ra...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/radio1_aod.shtml?radio1/top40

After almost losing the will to live listening to a mountain of mindless babble, I have tracked down some of PW's version of EMR....
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By SeattleRain
Just checked the Top 40 here in the UK and Paul...

Just checked the Top 40 here in the UK and Paul Weller has come in at 40 with Early Morning Rain.

And for all you Tony Christie fans, he is No 1 with 'Is This The Way To Amerillo?
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2005, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,036
Posted By SeattleRain
quote:Originally posted by fan: Hi to anyone...

quote:Originally posted by fan:
Hi to anyone who can help me please - I am in UK.

Don't know if you can help. I am trying to track down a CD album to buy of Hagood Hardy's 'The Homecoming'.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2004, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,958
Posted By SeattleRain
John, your link to macleans does not work, does...

John, your link to macleans does not work, does the website exist? Also the picture does not appear. Can I recommend that you go elsewhere on this site where you will find an in depth explanation on...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,125
Posted By SeattleRain
I am sitting here listening to Johnnie Walker on...

I am sitting here listening to Johnnie Walker on BBC Radio 2. He had KD Lang in the studio playing live, songs from her new CD Hymns From The 49th Parallel. For those not aware, this CD consists of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2004, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,240
Posted By SeattleRain
Mine are 'jerky' as well John. Not being a...

Mine are 'jerky' as well John. Not being a computer whizz kid I have no solution.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2004, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By SeattleRain
Northern Lights Of Old Aberdeen When I was...

Northern Lights Of Old Aberdeen

When I was a lad, a tiny wee lad
My mother said to me
Come see the Northern Lights my boy
They're bright as they can be
She called them the heavenly dancers...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2004, 05:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,615
Posted By SeattleRain
3 right and 0 wrong. I'm proud of that.

3 right and 0 wrong.

I'm proud of that.
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2004, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,759
Posted By SeattleRain
A great site to find out of print things is...

A great site to find out of print things is www.half.com. (http://www.half.com.) That's where I got my copy of "Waiting For You".
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2004, 11:57 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,246
Posted By SeattleRain
quote:Originally posted by LSH: SeattleRain,...

quote:Originally posted by LSH:
SeattleRain, everytime you post and I see your online name, I get nostalgic...
Nostalgic ? Are you from Seattle ?? Or is it "rain" that makes you nostalgic?
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2004, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,761
Posted By SeattleRain
From Why Should I Feel Blue? "All that you can...

From Why Should I Feel Blue?
"All that you can ever do with love is reveal it."
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2004, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,573
Posted By SeattleRain
I also absolutely vote for Now and Then !

I also absolutely vote for Now and Then !
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2004, 01:06 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,246
Posted By SeattleRain
Tony Rice Sting Eric Clapton Chuck Prophet...

Tony Rice
Sting
Eric Clapton
Chuck Prophet
Norah Jones
Harry Manx
But I have more GL CD's than all of the others combined.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2004, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,456
Posted By SeattleRain
quote:Originally posted by LSH: SeattleRain, ...

quote:Originally posted by LSH:
SeattleRain,
I know I'm supposed to think of other artists, but the minute I read "Paul Simon" I just started tripping. Can you imagine him doing Cobwebs and Dust or...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2004, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,456
Posted By SeattleRain
Rona: Hope you like it. I know bluegrass -...

Rona: Hope you like it. I know bluegrass - like any pure music genre -- can be an acquired taste. But even Lightfoot himself, I've read, considers these to be some of the best covers. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2004, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,456
Posted By SeattleRain
The covers that I find unbelievably wonderful are...

The covers that I find unbelievably wonderful are those of Tony Rice.
He devotes a complete album to Lightfoot -- an extremely high compliment considering Tony Rice's position in the bluegrass and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,911
Posted By SeattleRain
Try this link. There is some good footage of...

Try this link. There is some good footage of Gordon. On the CRRT film, it shows some of Gordon before drifting into 'Seven Brides For Seven Brothers' mode, but good for all that.

...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2004, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 2,526
Posted By SeattleRain
To John Fowles's list you can add Jim Nasium avid...

To John Fowles's list you can add Jim Nasium avid Lightfoot fan.

John Fowles: The next time I am cruising through Brockenhurst I will down a pint on your behalf in the 'Snake Catcher'

A few...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2004, 04:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,332
Posted By SeattleRain
Yes Brink, I was at that concert, my wife and I...

Yes Brink, I was at that concert, my wife and I also had tickets for the Saturday show, plus tickets for the show in Stratford on the Monday.

As we booked the tickets quite late from here in the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2004, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,332
Posted By SeattleRain
Gordon sang "The Watchmans Gone" when he...

Gordon sang "The Watchmans Gone" when he performed his last concert in Orillia before being taken ill. It sounded pretty good to me. He also sang "Beautiful" that night.

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