Gordon Lightfoot refuses to slow down
For 71-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, concert tours are something he's done for more than 45 years, and has no plans to retire.
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Saint Martins, Canada
#1 Nov 11, 2010
i've been a lightfoot fan for over 30 years...i love the man and his music...i've been blessed to see him 5 times in concert.i saw him in saint john in april 2010.lightfoot was frail and his skill has diminished but it was a thrill to be close to him once again.he loves performing...he has a sincere warmth on stage.the saint john audience,including myself gave lightfoot and his band lots of love.the band is still amazing...at the end of the concert[i was in the third row]i stood up,cupped my hands and said"rick haynes,you are the best bass player in the world!"...he looked my way,smiled and bowed...i treasure that moment.i hope gordon lightfoot will continue touring as long as he is able...i recommend that you see lightfoot and his band while you still can...please don't be dissappointed that lightfoot is older and can no longer perform at the level he used to...as i mentioned he has a wonderful on stage warmth and sense of humor and there are bit's of performance majic left...give him and his band lots of love...that's what it's all about...thanks.....bob
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