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Old 06-19-2004, 12:01 PM   #26
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that's interesting, with ignorance I never even thought of Gordon cracking major networks in America, even in his heyday... saw him once on a local CA morning show tape and other than PBS, that's about it, just not a big controversial 'showman' that most would be interested in, aren't the Western masses into instant gratification and flashes in the pan more so than aquired tastes, such as Lightfoot? ... Fox would likely only give him some time if he agreed to a big makeover or celebrity match, say tag team with Kris, Willie and Bob? jk

i agree about the media eating up death or near death experiences... ever seen those profiles of Twain (her folks), Croce, the list goes on and on ...they never seem to talk about the artist's songwriting, just their traumas ...we just love CSI + L&O, eh

seriously, years ago i was disappointed that his tracks never made it on a major film... such a wonderful way to break in or re-establish yourself in the eye of the public, large masses at that.. i can't watch Cool Hand Luke now without humming Too Much To Loose and thinking what mighta been

would i ever love to see Clouds of Loneliness (imo, wonderful 'colour' backdrop to sombre film scene) or Sometimes I Wish (fitting for say, a travelling scene, could be revisted sveral times during a film) make their way onto an Academy Award nominated film, then the songs themselves might also be...then Barbara could interview Gordon right before the Ocsar telecast, and he could perform live also in front on millions watching on tv see, promo is a cinch, lol

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true, stationmaster... didn't mean to be so longwinded and stretch this thread out, these columns are so narrow... +sorry for my crummy typing & grammar... depend on a spell & grammarcheck... also struggle with any type of keyboard... am much better with figures
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true, stationmaster... didn't mean to be so longwinded and stretch this thread out, these columns are so narrow... +sorry for my crummy typing & grammar... depend on a spell & grammarcheck... also struggle with any type of keyboard... am much better with figures
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Old 06-19-2004, 02:17 PM   #29
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If GL wants to reach a larger audience on his own he should go to CNN and be interviewed by Larry King. I know a lot of people watch him because I've tried to call in (when I had cable) and it was almost impossible to get through! He should really consider it. Been me,Aurevoir!

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Old 06-19-2004, 11:02 PM   #30
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Maybe Gord could bring the cameras into his home. It worked for Ozzie!
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Old 06-19-2004, 11:03 PM   #31
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Hey JJ I was only joking about the post! lol
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Old 06-20-2004, 03:17 PM   #32
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If you went to any network and suggested GL for a reality show....they'd either fall to the floor laughing at you or call the cops thinking you might be "on" something!

I'd watch it but the mass U.S. audience would not. Gotta flee! Later!

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Old 06-20-2004, 04:55 PM   #33
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I went into a major chain record store, and asked them about the new CD, and after looking up in there computers for new releases, etc., they knew nothing about it. I actually ended up finding a copy at a "hole in the wall" music store.
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I went into a major chain record store, and asked them about the new CD, and after looking up in there computers for new releases, etc., they knew nothing about it. I actually ended up finding a copy at a "hole in the wall" music store.
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Old 06-20-2004, 06:57 PM   #35
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I think maybe the CBC could arrange a reality show for Gord. They have lots of time on their hands! If not, then at least a week-long documentary like PBS does?
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