After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it's safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. His song catalog is incredibly vast and includes such immortals as “Early Morning Rain,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Carefree Highway,” “Sundown,” “(That's What You Get) For Lovin Me,” “The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald," "Canadian Railroad Trilogy," "Ribbon Of Darkness," "Beautiful," "Song For A Winter's Night" and "Rainy Day People" to name a few.
But this year is special for the legendary artist who, has announced plans for a cross-country USA tour entitled "Gordon Lightfoot In Concert: The Legend Lives On". The tour will feature his well known hits as well as some deep album cuts for the die-hard fanatics. All of which are woven together with some of Lightfoot's own behind the scenes stories and personal anecdotes about his historic 50-year musical career. The event is sure to be a great thrill for live audiences and anyone who enjoys hearing great music and seeing a living legend in person.
GORDON LIGHTFOOT RELEASES FIRST NEW MUSIC IN 12 YEARS WITH WARNER MUSIC GROUP.
It was 2004 when music icon Gordon Lightfoot last delivered a new song tofans, but on November 18, 2016 the song "Plans Of My Own" was released world wide. The song, recorded in 2001, is a sentimental story about moving on to new things. It was recorded solo, featuring Lightfoot's signature voice and classic fingerpicking style on 12-string acoustic guitar. It's classic Lightfoot, with an addictive melody. In addition to the release of "Plans Of My Own," Warner Music Group will rerelease a limited edition of the 1976 super-classic album Summertime Dream on 180-gram vinyl.
2017 MARKS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY FOR THE RELEASE OF LIGHTFOOT'S CLASSIC ALBUM: THE WAY I FEEL.
This iconic album contained many remarkable songs including the i