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Forum: Small Talk 06-18-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Bill
Open D Tuning

Hi all, havenít been here lately...Facebook and all. I follow Rick and Gord there. Also Prine and Argo, and Tom Rush.

Anyway, Iíve published an ebook for Open D guitar tuning. Itís called...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By Bill
Re: Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story

I enjoyed the archival footage, but not the fictional parts he put in with actors. Barely caught a glimpse of Lightfoot behind Joni in short scene.
Forum: Small Talk 11-18-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bill
Anniversary Tune

https://youtu.be/boYEQJU-EGA
From about 1981

https://youtu.be/T_flwno88ec
From around 2013

The hope is to package tunes old and new into a release called "Tunes My Dog Can Whistle".
Forum: Small Talk 11-18-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,139
Posted By Bill
New Original Guitar Tune

Gosh, I've been away from the forum for far too long...but Gord's birthday and new release has me checking back in.
I've recently written a new acoustic fingerstyle piece...a tune in 3 parts: Hope,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,945
Posted By Bill
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,771
Posted By Bill
Re: Meredith Moon (Lightfoot) cd on Soundcloud

Took a quick listen...like turning back time to hear those great lady folk singers of the 60s.
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,396
Posted By Bill
Re: Restart my heart

Cool! I hope I can get to that show. Last couple of shows for me were Roanoke, VA and before that Raleigh.
Forum: Small Talk 10-17-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,219
Posted By Bill
Rockbridge Guitars Video

A little video I did this summer. These guys build for folks like Dave Matthews, Jason Mraz, and a slew of other pickers. Nice guys.

http://youtu.be/efjZKo2d6mo
Forum: Small Talk 09-21-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bill
Gram Parsons

Watching a documentary on Gram Parsons ( who died of a drug overdose on Sept 19, 1973) and in the portion of the film where he goes off to college, the sound track is Gordon Lightfoot's "Early...
Forum: Small Talk 09-17-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By Bill
George Hamilton IV has passed away

Saw the news on Carlene Carter's Facebook post. Lightfoot followers will know him for having recorded some of Gord's tunes.
Forum: Small Talk 09-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,530
Posted By Bill
Cat Stevens Tour

Just announced this morning: new Album and North American tour (including Massey hall).

http://www.yusufcatstevens.com/home/
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By Bill
Re: TROUBADOURS-Folk & the Roots of American Music

Thanks for the mention! Currently editing a little ten minute profile of Rockbridge Guitars...they have clients like Jason Mraz and Dave Matthews. Will post a link when it is done.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By Bill
Re: NORMAL, IL. June 24,2014

I alerted my cousin who teaches there, but I don't think he got to go. Too bad!
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By Bill
Re: Kris K is 78

Happy Birthday Kris.
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,757
Posted By Bill
Re: Jimmy Buffet's new guitar and tune

Yes, watched Margaritaville TV last night too! Frisco has grown up...it was just the boonies north of DFW when I live in the area.
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,557
Posted By Bill
Re: pics from tv show-HOTEL-Jan.1988

On the other hand...pics of me in the same era should never be see either!
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,557
Posted By Bill
Re: pics from tv show-HOTEL-Jan.1988

Wow! I never got to see the episode, but did see his bad acting in Harry Tracey. That's not the embarrassing part (just witness Kristofferson's acting...you can sustain a career and find a...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 06-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,539
Posted By Bill
Re: Ron Sexsmith - Anything for Love

More and more pros have done stripped down work worth remembering...Loretta Lynne, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson.

Gord would excel at this if he would ever embrace the aesthetic.

Here's an...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bill
Re: 1978 phot

Interesting shot of guitar...appears to be a slot-head, slope shoulder Martin D-28. But the headstock looks like a nylon string guitar (seemingly large white plastic sting poles instead of silver...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,644
Posted By Bill
Re: your favourite Lightfoot song today... and ONLY TODAY

Today, I would say "Dream Street Rose".

But weirdly for months now, the one stuck in my head if I start singing to myself in the car is, "It's Worth Believin'". I like it, but not nearly like...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By Bill
Re: Interview video - 39 years ago

Since I a was a 15 or so...nearly 40 years now, Gord has been a major hero of mine. And while many peoples' heroes have fallen from grace, or the luster has tarnished as you know more of what goes...
Forum: Small Talk 03-16-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,931
Posted By Bill
Brian Ekard original

http://youtu.be/h2-3mFLGJD4

I know Brian E is noted many times in the Cover section, but this original of his could have been on the Harmony album. Very fine indeed.
Forum: Small Talk 03-05-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,465
Posted By Bill
Re: Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died

A friend noted his passing on Facebook. I have several of his recordings. Powerful.
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By Bill
Re: Gord's Gold 1

Nice. I have a trunk full of Gord's songbooks somewhere. I ought to care for them more.
Forum: Small Talk 02-26-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bill
The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Last night I dreamed I saw myself on stage playing a sunburst gibson 12 string. I've had two B45s over the years...a '64 natural top, and a mid 60s cherry sunburst. Foolishly traded/sold them in...
Forum: Small Talk 01-17-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By Bill
Re: CBS Sun.Morn-Jan.12-2014-Martin guitar

Gosh, I wanted this to be a fuller story. But I am a snob...did an acoustic guitar doc and interviewed Chris Martin.
Forum: Small Talk 01-17-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,754
Posted By Bill
This is silly

A shameless plug for sympathy...I sneezed this morning and tore cartilage in my rib cage! X-rays, the whole nine yards. Opting for Jimmy Buffet inspired remedies tonight...pharmaceuticals...
Forum: Small Talk 01-03-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,913
Posted By Bill
RIP Phil Everly

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-phil-everly-of-the-everly-brothers-dies-at-74-20140103,0,2091176.story#axzz2pONgWVTV
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By Bill
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By Bill
Re: Lightfoot at the Cambridge Club - video

Not really a post worth keeping with the video not accessible.
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By Bill
Re: Lightfoot at the Cambridge Club - video

Not really a post worth keeping with the video not accessible.
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 12-13-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By Bill
Re: A good cover of Long River

I thought his guitar work was nice.
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 12-12-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By Bill
A good cover of Long River

http://youtu.be/Y0qXqNaWPio.
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,174
Posted By Bill
Re: CBS Sunday Morning?

Nelson Mandela legacy will dominate the show...I bet the segment gets bumped.
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,174
Posted By Bill
Re: CBS Sunday Morning?

Bit...however, the situation is kinda butt :-).
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