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Platter Chatter: New Albums From The Beatles, Mothers Of Invention etc.

Review by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, October 1967

ABSOLUTELY FREE by the Mothers (Of Invention) must be heard to be believed and appreciated. The music is incredibly dynamic, the lyrics irresistibly memorable. ...

'Bob Dylan Gets Uptight If He's Bent Around' — Says Gordon Lightfoot

Interview by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, June 1969

CAN YOU imagine someone becoming a well known poet and singer, yet never cutting a record? ...

Scotch & Pretzels: The Gordon Lightfoot Interview

Interview by Rick McGrath, Mike Quigley, Georgia Straight, The, October 1970

ANOTHER TWO-TIMER with Mike and I. We really did this one as a favour for the record company exec, who used to give us lots ...

Gordon Lightfoot's Mid-Day Madness

Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, June 1973

IT'S MIDDAY in Toronto on Thursday of last week and Gordon Lightfoot is sitting back and reckoning that everything's getting just a touch silly. Which, ...

Gordon Lightfoot: Cold on the Shoulder (Reprise)

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, May 1975

FOR A DECADE NOW, Gordon Lightfoot has been a neo-folk hero in Canada. His early records and performances were distinguished by a rugged romanticism that ...

Gordon Lightfoot

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 17 November 1938, Orillia, Ontario, Canada ...

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