R.I.P. Gordon Lightfoot


 Canadian Singer-Songwriter Dies at 84

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‘His rich baritone and gift for melodies made him one of the most popular artists of the 1970s….’ (The New York Times)


I remember fondly inviting him back to my dorm room after he gave a concert at my college. A dozen of us sat around in a circle on the floor with the man at times called ‘Canada’s greatest songwriter’ as he humbly sang the night away. I got a command performance of ‘Early Morning Rain.’ 

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