It is the musical highlight of every calendar year when Canadian Music legend, Gordon Lightfoot announces his run of concert dates at Toronto's storied Massey Hall. May 25th, 2011 marked Gordon's 150th concert at the hallowed hall in the past 40 years. In 1978 he played a remarkable 10 shows in 9 days, selling out each and every night. Now, for the first time ever, Gordon has gone through the archives of live recordings from Massey Hall and has picked the finest performances recorded between 1998 - 2001.
"The recordings have not been technically altered and are authentic live mixes," says Lightfoot of the album. Fans will hear each song exactly as it was performed that night - no over dubs, no mixing - all live.
He is considered by many to be Canada's greatest songwriter of all-time and has been a fixture on the Canadian music scene for more than four decades. Music buffs will recall that Gordon Lightfoot achieved considerable success here in the U.S. back in the 1970's. And although I really have not thought much about the man in recent years when I discovered that Rhino records was about to release a "live" CD it really piqued my curiosity. "Gordon Lightfoot: All Live" features 19 of Gordon Lightfoot's … more