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Forum: Small Talk 07-12-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By johnfowles
And now for something completely different from the City of the Angels

This obviously has to go in Small Talk despite the fact that it
is partly Gord related in the sense that it is excitingly good music
I was bowled over by one of the entries in Tuesday evening's...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Singles vs LP Tracks.

if you cannot read Spanish...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Singles vs LP Tracks.

exactly

Gail if you image search for GL singles you will find many more
examples
Negotiations
https://www.popsike.com/pix/20131010/261303814183.jpg
even Cherokee Bend...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Singles vs LP Tracks.

Gail apparently yes and if you visit Ebay on
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=RACE+AMONG+THE+RUINS+&_sacat=0
there are indeed stacks of them listed none are cheap...
Forum: Testforum 07-09-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By johnfowles
Re: embedded video test

www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5da9k6N0Ik
Forum: Testforum 07-09-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By johnfowles
embedded video test

youtube.com/embed/nzl-zy_2jtc (http://www.youtube.com/embed/nzl-zy_2jtc)
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Singles vs LP Tracks.

Oh Yeah I recall it being played a lot on UK radio at the time and from the Wiki
""Daylight Katy" reached #16 on the adult contemporary chart and also charted in the UK at #41"
Also a picture...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By johnfowles
Bethlehem PA Preview

Thanks to a kind friend who mailed us the page from his local Newspaper (the Lehigh Valley Morning Call) I have seen the write up prior to last Wednedays concert from...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Massey Hall - 124th Birthday!

Yes a great historic video and I felt that I wanted to keep a copy on my hard drive to play whilst the rest of you are enjoying the real thing shortly, as like Melissa we cannot make it this time. so...
Forum: Lightfoot Covers 06-14-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By johnfowles
Re: ELVIS - June 19 1977 - EMR

Elvis is now telling all his new pals up there that he almost met Gordon Lightfoot!!
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,480
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Article by Red Shea's daughter

OK I found it I searched for "Shea minstrel" on the Globe and Mail website and up popped just one result it was enough
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/incoming/red-shea/article4221410/
and as...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,480
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Article by Red Shea's daughter

Here is the other main "Red Shea" thread. (the relevant link to the Globe and Mail article is no longer functional nor was that page archived by the awesome Wayback Machine. Char did you ever find...
Forum: Small Talk 06-01-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By johnfowles
Star Wars

I stumbled on the fact that All Nippon Airways have had three of their Boeings decorated in honoUr of the Star Wars franchise
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Classic Lightfoot Live

Like the man said it sounds like it was a Magnificent Outpouring
http://lovelace-media.imgix.net/uploads/8/60816060-7d87-0132-bbff-0ebf924f622e.gif?w=320
Forum: Small Talk 05-25-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Haircut

Oh do stop complaining it could be a darn sight worse here are just two of this years "crop" of so called "singers" on US NBC's The "Voice" which "entertainment" program offends my senses every...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Gordon At Stagecoach, Indio, California

Hrrrmph
As Char discovered if you delete the s in the YouTube URL the video will for some obscure reason display
Gordon Lightfoot @ Stagecoach April 2018 - YouTube
Brilliant Doug You had me going...
Forum: Testforum 05-03-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By johnfowles
pdisplaying ayoutube video test

to display the video it is (as Char discovered) for some obcure reason necessary to omit the "s" from the https:// in the full YouTube URL
Gordon Lightfoot @ Stagecoach April 2018 - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Soundstage 1979 - 'Remix of a Remix'

Yes well that is an interesting development to be sure and is the result of the process that I think I mentioned before that should have been undertaken by the creators of the red tinted "Troubadour"...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By johnfowles
Re: It's Time For A Summertime Dream.

very nice I'm happy for ypu Martin but in real money you mean of course 75.2-77F!!
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By johnfowles
Re: BB King's Closing

A great shame but not all may be lost see
http://hitsdailydouble.com/news&id=310226
it appears that the new venue Sony Hall into which Gord is booked on June13th is operated by the same group that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By johnfowles
Re: NEW interview-San Francisco,CA.

Thank you Char for that reminder of that article but it does not really answer my question

I might be only splitting hairs but that October2016 Hamlton Spectator article actually said
"Bob...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By johnfowles
Re: NEW interview-San Francisco,CA.

very interesting but is this the first time we have heard of these alleged 18 songs??
It is tempting to hope that they could form the nucleus of a new album but
we've been here before per...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Two Gord songs on an Aussie's funeral album

Great stuff while on Youtube I wandered around as you do and refound another favourite by Mary Black
Adam at the Window - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Two Gord songs on an Aussie's funeral album

Orange juice
Wonderful Dave one of your chosen YouTube videos although a strange but interesting version is also very definitely on my personal life's soundtrack.In my final year at Imperial College...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Two Gord songs on an Aussie's funeral album

that it was a poor attempt may well be true, but although it was a super idea Dave I have to dare to make one trifling yet constructive criticism.
It is no earthly use posting the location of a pdf...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Sing "Apology"

I doubt it Don but there were some interesting guesses in an old thread at
http://www.corfid.com/vbb//showthread.php?t=13976
I too really love this song and the lyrics especially the dig at Bible...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Neil Diamond Retirement

Quite right you tell 'im Walter:redface:
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,080
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Soundstage 1979 - Very Good Quality

That depends upon exactly what you mean by "recording",Rob. This has been discussed here several times because there is definitely in circulation an audio only cds worth but it seems to be generally...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By johnfowles
Re: What If...?

To be sure in many ways because Red's guitar breaks were quite different to Terry's. A prime example think of Gord writing the Fitz and imagining how Terry could set the mood so wonderfully dirge...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,080
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Soundstage 1979 - Very Good Quality

Gunter great to see a posting from you again. I was also intending to contact him, and I have left a suitable comment on his video display page but never got any response. However later I did find...
Forum: Small Talk 03-01-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By johnfowles
is it a touch chilly in the UK??

https://scontent.fewr1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26055952_10214372993869615_1487809187174438139_n.jpg?oh=84a4cce0b9f8d16a01e36016552d7936&oe=5B45DAFC
I ask having just seen this on facebook
Note...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Melbourne, FL: Too Many Clues in this Room

I think I correctly assumed that you had intended that URL to be a hyperlink??:-

http://www.corfid.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=12929 (http://www.corfid.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=12929)
(and that old...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Melbourne, FL: Too Many Clues in this Room

John see:-
http://www.corfid.com/vbb/showpost.php?p=151479&postcount=23
therefore this is not included in the definitive list of songs never performed in public as listed in that thread
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,616
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Red Shea has died-June 2008

It looks like the ninth anniversary of Red's passing got overlooked last year but having just been researching Buddy Holly items after watching a great documentary by Dion DiMucci (of the Bronx based...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Words to a GL story

Don I have sent you a PM but my PM mail box is pretty full. lf you run into a problem reply to this then I'l delete a heap of old messages pronto
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