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In May 1971.

In May 1971, “Reprise” label released “Summer Side of Life”, the seventh Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded December 1970 – April 1971, at “Woodland Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Roy M. “Junior” Huskey – acoustic bass
  • James Rolleston – bass guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass guitar
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey – drums
  • Buddy Harman – drums
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • David Brown – percussion
  • Farrel Morris – percussion
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Vassar Clements – violin
  • The Jordanaires (Gordon Stoker, Neal Matthews, Hoyt Hawkins, Ray Walker) – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. 10 Degrees and Getting Colder
  2. Miguel
  3. Go My Way
  4. Summer Side of Life
  5. Cotton Jenny
  6. Talking in Your Sleep
  7. Nous Vivons Ensemble
  8. Same Old Loverman
  9. Redwood Hill
  10. Love and Maple Syrup
  11. Cabaret

In January 1978.

In January 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Endless Wire” the thirteenth Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded in November 1978, at “Eastern Sound Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Gordon Lightfoot.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot- vocals, six and twelve-string guitar, high-string guitar, electric guitar
  • Terry Clements – lead guitar
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Tom Szczesniak – bass guitar
  • Pee Wee Charles – steel guitar
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Barry Keane – drums, percussion
  • Doug Riley- orchestration, piano
  • Jack Zaza – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Daylight Katy
  2. Sweet Guinevere
  3. Hangdog Hotel Room
  4. If There’s a Reason
  5. Endless Wire
  6. Dreamland
  7. Songs the Minstrel Sang
  8. Sometimes I Don’t Mind
  9. If Children Had Wings
  10. The Circle Is Small

 

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Reprise” label released “Old Dan’s Records”, the ninth Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Lenny Waronker. The album won the 1974 “Juno Award” for “Folk Album of the Year”, and Gordon Lightfoot won the same award as “Folk Singer of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, vibes
  • Rick Haynes – bass
  • Terry Clements – guitar
  • Red Shea – guitar, classical guitar, dobro
  • Barry Keane – drums, percussion
  • Dave Brown – percussion
  • Bruce Good – autoharp
  • Larry Good – 5-string banjo
  • David Bromberg- slide dobro
  • Nick De Caro – piano, orchestral arrangements
  • Ollie Strong – steel

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Farewell to Annabel
  2. That Same Old Obsession
  3. Old Dan’s Records
  4. Lazy Mornin’
  5. You Are What I Am
  6. Can’t Depend on Love
  7. My Pony Won’t Go
  8. It’s Worth Believin’
  9. Mother of a Miner’s Child
  10. Hi’way Songs

In November 1968.

In November 1968, “United Artists” label released “Back Here On Earth”, the fourth Gordon Lightfoot studio album. It was recorded in September 1968, at “Bradley’s Barn” in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, and was produced by Elliot Mazer.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – 6 & 12 string acoustic guitar
  • Red Shea – lead acoustic guitar
  • John Stockfish – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Long Way Back Home
  2. Unsettled Ways
  3. Long Thin Dawn
  4. Bitter Green
  5. The Circle Is Small (I Can See It in Your Eyes)
  6. Marie Christine
  7. Cold Hands from New York
  8. Affair on 8th Avenue
  9. Don’t Beat Me Down
  10. The Gypsy
  11. If I Could

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Reprise” label released “Sit Down Young Stranger”, the sixth Gordon Lightfoot album.  It was recorded September-December 1968, at “Sunwest Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Ry Cooder- guitar, mandolin
  • Rick Haynes – bass
  • Van Dyke Parks- harmonium
  • John Sebastian- guitar, harmonica
  • Nick DeCaro – string arrangements
  • Randy Newman- string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot; except where noted

  1. Minstrel of the Dawn
  2. Me and Bobby McGee – Kris Kristofferson, Fred Foster
  3. Approaching Lavender
  4. Saturday Clothes
  5. Cobwebs & Dust
  6. Poor Little Allison
  7. Sit Down Young Stranger
  8. If You Could Read My Mind
  9. Baby It’s Alright
  10. Your Love’s Return (Song for Stephen Foster)
  11. The Pony Man

In April 1967.

In April 1967, “United Artists” label released “The Way I Feel”, the second Gordon Lightfoot studio album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by John Court. The album cover photography was by Barry Feinstein.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Red Shea – lead guitar
  • John Stockfish – Bass
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey- drums, percussion
  • Charlie McCoy- harmonica, belesta, bells

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Walls
  2. If You Got It
  3. Softly
  4. Crossroads
  5. A Minor Ballad
  6. Go-Go Round
  7. Rosanna
  8. Home From the Forest
  9. I’ll Be Alright
  10. Song for a Winter’s Night
  11. Canadian Railroad Trilogy
  12. The Way I Feel

 

In February 1975.

cold_on_the_shoulder

In February 1975, “Reprise” label released “Cold on the Shoulder”, the eleventh Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded in September – December 1974, at “Eastern Sound” in Toronto, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar , piano
  • Pee Wee Charles – steel guitar
  • Terry Clements – guitar
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion
  • John Stockfish – bass
  • Rick Haynes – bass
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Milt Holland- percussion
  • Suzie McCune – vocals
  • Jackie Ward Singers- vocals
  • Jack Zaza – wind

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Bend in the Water
  2. Rainy Day People
  3. Cold on the Shoulder
  4. The Soul is the Rock
  5. Bells of the Evening
  6. Rainbow Trout
  7. A Tree too Weak to Stand
  8. All the Lovely Ladies
  9. Fine as Fine Can Be
  10. Cherokee Bend
  11. Now and Then
  12. Slide on Over

In February 1972.

don_quixote

In February 1972, “Reprise” label released “Don Quixote”, the eight Gordon Lightfoot studio album. It was recorded December 1971 – January 1972, at “Amigo Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lighfoot – vocals, 6 and 12-string guitar
  • Red Shea – hi-string and classical guitar, dobro
  • Terry Clements – lead acoustic guitar
  • Ry Cooder- mandolin
  • Rick Haynes – bass
  • Bob Thompson – string arrangements
  • Nick DeCaro – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot except where noted.

  1. Don Quixote
  2. Christian Island – Georgian Bay
  3. Alberta Bound
  4. Looking at the Rain
  5. Ordinary Man
  6. Brave Mountaineers
  7. Ode to Big Blue
  8. Second Cup of Coffee
  9. Beautiful
  10. On Susan’s Floor – Shel Silverstein, Vince Matthews
  11. The Patriot’s Dream

In January 1974.

sundown

In January 1974, “Reprise” label released “Sundown”, the tenth Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded in November 1973, at “Eastern Sound Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot– lead and backing vocals, six and twelve string acoustic guitars, chimes, bells, high string guitar
  • Terry Clements – acoustic guitar
  • Nick De Caro – accordion, horns, orchestration, piano, strings
  • Jim Gordon– percussion, drum
  • Rick Haynes– bass guitar
  • Milt Holland– percussion, congas
  • Gene Martynec– Moog synthesizer
  • Red Shea – dobro, electric, acoustic and classical guitars, slide dobro
  • Catherine Smith– harmony vocals
  • John Stockfish – bass guitar
  • Jack Zaza – English horn, recorder

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Somewhere U.S.A.
  2. High and Dry
  3. Seven Island Suite
  4. Circle of Steel
  5. Is There Anyone Home
  6. The Watchman’s Gone
  7. Sundown
  8. Carefree Highway
  9. The List
  10. Too Late for Prayin’