Gordon Lightfoot: ‘I Like Everything to Swing’

SKF NOTE: On April 14 I wrote about Gordon Lightfoot’s great band. Here in an April 21 newspaper story is Mr. Lightfoot himself praising his band. One other point: Gordon clearly thinks of himself as a band member. That comes through in this story and also onstage.

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Gordon Lightfoot sings ‘the cream of the crop’
By Dustin Schoof For the Pocono Record
Posted Apr. 21, 2016 at 8:06 PM

Lightfoot promised not to shy away from playing his most popular tracks during his Stroudsburg stop. He described the atmosphere of his current show — in which he runs through about 40 songs, or what he described as “the cream of the crop” — as being rather lively.

“This really is a folk rock band,” [Lightfoot] said. “Everything I do has a momentum of its own. Some if it really is really good, solid folk rock. Everything I do has a beat to it. I like everything to swing.”

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