Gordon Lightfoot
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1938-11-17
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Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot Biography (Wikipedia)

Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. CC OOnt (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music, and has been credited for helping define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. He has been referred to as Canada's greatest songwriter and internationally as a folk-rock legend.

Lightfoot's songs, including "For Lovin' Me", "Early Morning Rain", "Steel Rail Blues", "Ribbon of Darkness"—a number one hit on the U.S. country chart with Marty Robbins's cover in 1965—and "Black Day in July" about the 1967 Detroit riot, brought him international recognition in the 1960s. He experienced chart success in Canada with his own recordings, beginning in 1962 with the No. 3 hit "(Remember Me) I'm the One". Lightfoot's recordings then made an impact on the international music charts as well in the 1970s, with songs such as "If You Could Read My Mind" (1970) his first U.S. top 10 hit reaching #5. "Sundown" (1974) a #1 hit, "Carefree Highway" (1974) which followed reaching #10, "Rainy Day People (1975) at #25, and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" (1976) (No. 2, Hot 100).

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The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
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The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
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If You Could Read My Mind
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If You Could Read My Mind
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Cotton Jenny
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Cotton Jenny
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Sundown
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Sundown
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Alberta Bound
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Alberta Bound
G.LIGHTFOOT, N/A & Gordon Lightfoot
IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND
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IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND
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If You Could
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If You Could
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Oh Linda (Bwana's Slow Tranz Remix)
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Oh Linda (Bwana's Slow Tranz Remix)
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Early Morning Rain
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Early Morning Rain
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Bells Of The Evening
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Bells Of The Evening
Haynes, Rick, Gordon Lightfoot, Shea & Red
Minstrel of the Dawn
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Minstrel of the Dawn
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Softly
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Softly
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Did She Mention My Name
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Did She Mention My Name
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A Tree Too Weak to Stand
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A Tree Too Weak to Stand
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Changes
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