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Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Interesting Lightfoot Web Page

Lol Char thanks for responding and deleting my earlier duplicate thread
On my computer and browsers (Chrome and Firefox) the all English text (yes as copied from the wiki) is spoiled most of the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Gordon in Ottawa 1966

NOT displayig???
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By johnfowles
Interesting Lightfoot Web Page

I have just stumbled upon an interesting Lightfoot web page by Heinz Walliser at
https://www.walliserspage.com/country-music/g-performers/gordon-lightfood/
However it is spoilt by an annoying...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Gordon in Ottawa 1966

Please see my later thread Subject
"1966 Bootleg concert in Ottawa or The Riverboat???"
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By johnfowles
Re: 1966 Bootleg concert in Ottawa or The Riverboat???

jyoutube "Audio videos" of that 1966 concert bootleg
To complete my report on thst bootleg,I also found that there were some comments posted on the "blog" page The last but one was useful, albeit...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By johnfowles
1966 Bootleg concert in Ottawa or The Riverboat???

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-sqH2y3WJUIg/YA7KWYRwXtI/AAAAAAAAGLM/PNzGNPQsRiEBtjY1ZT2ALBEGv0ALYh9eACLcBGAsYHQ/s800/riverboat1967color.jpg

I found that bootleg CD artwork image recently whilst Google...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Try Firefox to access Corfid.com

"PLaceholder" posting TO BE EDITED
Somehow I got in using chrome so if I can work out how I will report back as it miiht help Floriam's troubleshootng.Anyroad once I could read the General...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Offical merch for sale

0R as proper hyperlink
Rockpapermerch.com
Even better here is the link to Gord's dedicated listing:-
https://rockpapermerch.com/collections/gordon-lightfoot
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Bob Doidge Discusses Grant Ave. Studio and Working with Gordon Lightfoot

yes well that video is pretty short only 4 minutes or so
but there is another rather indulgent longer 16+ minute one which is entitled WHO is BOB DOIDGE epicReel UNCUT:-
WHO is BOB DOIDGE...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Bob Doidge Discusses Grant Ave. Studio and Working with Gordon Lightfoot

I fancy (as our erudite Moderator once discovered) that if you simply remove the 's"'in the opening "https" of a YouTube URL it will be displayed here,so let me try:-
Bob Doidge - YouTube
Bingo!!!...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By johnfowles
Re: VIRTUAL Mariposa 2020

All (https://All) very interesting but w hilst it was great to hear an early (claimed to be from 1964) recording of EMR with Gord's voice featuring a definite "rasp", as I watched the footage of the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,077
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Favourite Song on "Solo" Album

which had been mentioned in yet another thread:-

those three or four others could just be the extra makeup ones on solo
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,077
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Favourite Song on "Solo" Album

Dave from an earlier thread


I.e.It really doesn't matter anymore
Forum: Small Talk 05-26-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,902
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Goodbye Patrick and Ricardo!

reply to
http://corfid.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=19251&highlight=portmeirion
I have just refound this old thread from 2009, that summer we attended that year's biannual gathering of Nevil Shute fans...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Audio - in my time (1975)

I am truly sorry to see that both Gail and Martyn have been browsing here with their eyes shut because our Charleader had already actually posted a highlighting thread about this ditty several years...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,421
Posted By johnfowles
Re: My Favorite Gordon Lyrics

Ahem "balls to the sharks"!! such imagery but of what?? try this:-
Lighthead Tony Meloche seems to have pretty well hit the nail on the head in his reply to an old Newsgroup thread at:-...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,421
Posted By johnfowles
Re: My Favorite Gordon Lyrics

I'm with you two in the naughty corner because I don't see my choice here anywhere
"what's left of his brains
When his crew threw his balls to the sharks"
and I have no idea what else Gord could...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,036
Posted By johnfowles
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

Mike IIRC you "Hoovered" her up in the once extremely active chat room that was started by Rik Stevens a.k.a. Random 7, but for far too long you have been resting on your Laurels since you failed to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By johnfowles
Re: GLOBE AND MAIL - March 18-2020-Interview

also:-
Gordon Lightfoot - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By johnfowles
Re: GLOBE AND MAIL - March 18-2020-Interview

or watch on a little website called YouTube!!??
YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,360
Posted By johnfowles
Re: GL Documentary "IYCRMM" Available in Canada on CBC's Free Streaming Service

True BUT I found
https://pixelprivacy.com/vpn/change-ip-address/canadian-ip-address/
which has a lot to say on this subject including:-
The IP address system is the ID system used on the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,135
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Where were you when JFK was shot? (Gord was here)

I thought that I had posted my story here but I cannot see it. Anyway it was a Friday evening and I was working in Derby in the middle of England but that weekend I had arranged to take my new...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By johnfowles
Re: IYCRMM airing - WINDSOR,Ont. Nov.2 and 7, 2019

the great live performance video deserves to be displayed again Ron!!
Gordon Lightfoot Face of a Thousand People - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By johnfowles
Re: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND DOC airing in London,England

All Right! here is a nice photo of Gordon that stoopid corfid caused me a problem because if I displayed it first I could not then paste in the text I wanted to appear under it
Yer Tis!!...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By johnfowles
Re: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND DOC airing in London,England

All very interesting pity that I cannot get there.Yesterday I had noticed as evidently had Char a posting on the Gordon Lightfoot Gold Facebook page (posted by John Kamau Savill) in which he...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,428
Posted By johnfowles
Re: New Video Coming: "Looking At The Rain" Intro/Finale

Gail it just goes to show what you can miss if you are not paying attention!!
Char pointed it out nearly 7 years ago see:-
http://www.corfid.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=26556a
 
 
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Red Shea High String Guitar Youtube Video

Crystal Gayle First TV 1970 - ribbon of darkness over me - YouTube
Actually although it functioned as desired when I demonstrated that method above it is not quite as straightforwards as that...
Forum: Testforum 07-31-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,446
Posted By johnfowles
Re: embedded video test

DANG its cocked up again
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UryksObWabQ
Gordon Lightfoot: Red Shea High String Guitar - YouTube
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UryksObWabQ
Gordon Lightfoot: Red Shea High...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Red Shea High String Guitar Youtube Video

Great stuff, One minor but vitally important point, that long time aficionados here probably know, especially our Charming modem maderator person Charlene,. for some obscurely inexplicable reason...
Forum: Small Talk 07-20-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,626
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Thirty five years ago today

Not much to add 15 years later except that I recently found "One of the few remaining scraps of the BBC's Apollo 11 coverage"
Apollo Report with James Burke - YouTube
Forum: Small Talk 06-28-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,540
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Kim dream/ Hamlet

Err umm patticakes
It probably just means that Kim had been listening to a certain ditty by her husband the one that goes:-
"The skies of North America are covered in stars
Over factories and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,757
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Misheard lyrics.

Nobody has mentioned the ditty about a 'Long Thin Dong" so I will
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,758
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Gordon mentioned on Jeopardy TV game show

Our household had recently become somewhat addicted to Jeopardy (a general knowledge quiz show on the US NBC network so it was great to see a real Lightfoot question last night (the first show for...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Tarrytown, NY.-May 17,2019

according to the reviewer on
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 28,183
Posted By johnfowles
Re: LIGHTFOOT by Nicholas Jennings - Sept.2017

well spotted David I can just about remember bending over backwards to kiss the Blarney stone during a visit to Cork in 1982 see the two photos on...
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