Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot has led an unlikely life. First there was the matter of having his songs covered by Bob Dylan and Elvis Presley, an honor typically bestowed upon long-dead blues singers. Then there was the six-week coma he awoke from in 2002, fresh as a daisy and ready to resume work on his 20th record. If you ever had a soft spot in your heart for misty-eyed ballads (or if you simply lacked a father figure and desired a musky voice around the house), Gordo is still here to cradle your head and sing you songs about the early morning rain. Dad Rock never sounded so good.

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