The voice – husky, gravelly, a warm distinct style.
That’s Gordon Lightfoot Canada’s troubadour of life to the world.
But there is more to Lightfoot than that – he also is one of the most successful songwriters for the who’s who of the music world who have recorded his songs – Elvis Presley, Barbara Streisand, Harry Belafonte, Johnny Cash, The Grateful Dead, to mention a few.
Lightfoot became one of the most successful singer-songwriters of the 70s.
Today at age 84 he is still active writing and recording music, with concert tour scheduled for later this year.