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Old 05-27-2006, 04:47 PM   #1
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For me there was no other than Glen Campbell, Galveston. The first LP I bought was 'Wichita Lineman': by Glen Campbell. I would watch The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, every week. His guitar picking was out of this world. Until I heard one day on radio, around 1969, "Black Day In July", By some singer that really struck a connection with me. I had to find out who this amazing singer, with such a different style of music was. I was about 13 years of age then. Bought the LP, 'Did She Mention My Name', to get this great song, Black Day In July, which of course was on it. And I have never turned back since. Every year album after album, couldn't wait for the next one to come out. So if it wasn't for GL, I would probably own every Glen Campbell recording that he ever made. But since 1969 it's all been, Gordy Lightfoot... :D

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For me there was no other than Glen Campbell, Galveston. The first LP I bought was 'Wichita Lineman': by Glen Campbell. I would watch The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, every week. His guitar picking was out of this world. Until I heard one day on radio, around 1969, "Black Day In July", By some singer that really struck a connection with me. I had to find out who this amazing singer, with such a different style of music was. I was about 13 years of age then. Bought the LP, 'Did She Mention My Name', to get this great song, Black Day In July, which of course was on it. And I have never turned back since. Every year album after album, couldn't wait for the next one to come out. So if it wasn't for GL, I would probably own every Glen Campbell recording that he ever made. But since 1969 it's all been, Gordy Lightfoot... :D

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Old 05-27-2006, 05:03 PM   #3
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I think sometime,long ago this might have been a topic but,no matter.

Before Gordon,my favorite male singer was (as most here know)Neil Diamond. I thought Neil was one of the best singer/songwrites around and then in the mid-80's he went kinda "Vegas".

I saw him "live in April of 1989 but a year or two later,I finally outgrew him. Still like his music but I don't do the "fan" thing anymore.

Along with him,I liked a lot of acts. The Bee Gees,Donna Summer,Men At Work (top fav. for 3 years)/Wham!(4 years)/Bryan Adams '83 to '87 mainly/Cyndi Lauper was cool in my opinion also and of course U2,whom i saw in concert in Dec. of '87 when they filmed part of "Rattle & Hum" at Sun Devil Stadium.

Hey! That means,I'm in a movie! :D Well...in the audience anyhow!

As said elsewhere,I've liked several artists but never one that really "spoke" to me with their words,as well as their music,until Gordon Lightfoot.
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Sorry, if this posts was here before I was. I thought it would be interesting? New Corfidians such as myself might want to give their story?
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Sorry, if this posts was here before I was. I thought it would be interesting? New Corfidians such as myself might want to give their story?
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Old 05-27-2006, 06:39 PM   #6
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Hello Everyone...

Glad to see everyone still here.

Believe it or not, my favortie singer before Gordon Lightfoot was Johnny Cash...

Is that odd or what???????

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Old 05-27-2006, 07:00 PM   #7
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wow...Hello Wes...strange to see that log in on something other than a ressurected post from the past...welcome back!!
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Old 05-27-2006, 09:28 PM   #8
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Wes Steele! a voice from the past....who never answers my e-mails!
arrrrrghhhhh!
how are you?
How's things with you?
How's Joey?
sheesh...don't disappear again!

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Old 05-27-2006, 09:28 PM   #9
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Wes Steele! a voice from the past....who never answers my e-mails!
arrrrrghhhhh!
how are you?
How's things with you?
How's Joey?
sheesh...don't disappear again!

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Old 05-27-2006, 10:42 PM   #10
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Well, it's not a person, but, a tie between groups -- Herman's Hermits and The Beatles.
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it was POCO and I still love their first 8 or 9 albums... and Tim now plays with The Eagles...

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Old 05-28-2006, 10:38 AM   #12
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Hey Bill,

Count me in as another Poconut!

As for the thread itself, Gord was my first. Now that's not straying too far from home, now is it?
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Old 05-28-2006, 11:01 AM   #13
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James Taylor - old stuff - Sweet Babie James Album, Fire and Rain, One Man Dog. I then heard my first GL album in '72 at 14 years old. I then mowed lawns furiously all over the neighborhood to buy every one I could get, and picked tomatoes in a hot house after school and weekends to earn more ... Gord gold
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Was and still am a big fan of Cat Stevens and Harry Chapin.
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Was and still am a big fan of Cat Stevens and Harry Chapin.
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Originally posted by Wes Steele:
Hello Everyone...

Glad to see everyone still here.

Believe it or not, my favortie singer before Gordon Lightfoot was Johnny Cash...

Is that odd or what???????

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Nothing odd about that at all. He was my favorite too.
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Old 05-30-2006, 12:19 AM   #19
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Quote:
Originally posted by Wes Steele:
Hello Everyone...

Glad to see everyone still here.

Believe it or not, my favortie singer before Gordon Lightfoot was Johnny Cash...

Is that odd or what???????

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Nothing odd about that at all. He was my favorite too.
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Old 05-30-2006, 01:37 AM   #20
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We must be kindred spirits Jessi-Joe. My all time favorite piece of folk/CW music is his rendition of "Gentle On My Mind". I became aware of songwriters by reading the credits on the back of the LP.

Yep, I just proved this that is a topic.

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We must be kindred spirits Jessi-Joe. My all time favorite piece of folk/CW music is his rendition of "Gentle On My Mind". I became aware of songwriters by reading the credits on the back of the LP.

Yep, I just proved this that is a topic.

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Old 05-30-2006, 05:42 AM   #22
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Rminder, I take it your reffering to Glen Camp bell?
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Rminder, I take it your reffering to Glen Camp bell?
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Old 05-30-2006, 05:50 AM   #24
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Scott Mac, there is nothing odd about Johnny Cash. I still am a big fan of Johnny Cash. He was great, won't see a talent like him ,maybe ever again. Legend, his own style, knew what he stood for. THE MAN IN BLACK! I really do miss him a lot. Saw him in concert in Kitchener Ontario, Canada. Marty Stuart then just a kid of maybe 18 years of age was his lead guitarist. Boy could he pick it, even then... JJ
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Scott Mac, there is nothing odd about Johnny Cash. I still am a big fan of Johnny Cash. He was great, won't see a talent like him ,maybe ever again. Legend, his own style, knew what he stood for. THE MAN IN BLACK! I really do miss him a lot. Saw him in concert in Kitchener Ontario, Canada. Marty Stuart then just a kid of maybe 18 years of age was his lead guitarist. Boy could he pick it, even then... JJ
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