Lightfoot!

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Lightfoot!
GL Lightfoot!.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 1966[1]
RecordedDecember 1964
New York City
GenreFolk
Length38:13
LabelUnited Artists
ProducerJohn Court
Gordon Lightfoot chronology
Lightfoot!
(1966)
The Way I Feel
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]

Lightfoot! is the debut album by Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot. Although it was recorded in December 1964,[1] the album was not released until January 1966 on the United Artists label.[3] [4]

At the 2017 Polaris Music Prize, the album won the public vote for the Heritage Prize in the 1960–1975 category.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gordon Lightfoot, except as indicated. Catalogue Number: UAS-6487 / Mono UAL 3487

Side 1
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Rich Man's Spiritual" 2:44
2."Long River" 2:46
3."The Way I Feel" 3:43
4."For Lovin' Me" 2:25
5."The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"Ewan MacColl3:10
6."Changes"Phil Ochs2:30
7."Early Morning Rain" 3:04
Side 2
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Steel Rail Blues" 2:48
2."Sixteen Miles (To Seven Lakes)" 2:05
3."I'm Not Sayin'" 2:28
4."Pride of Man"Hamilton Camp2:41
5."Ribbon of Darkness" 2:39
6."Oh, Linda" 3:09
7."Peaceful Waters" 2:01

Personnel[edit]

Cover photography by Barry Feinstein

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b William R. Weiss. "Gordon Lightfoot Chronology". Lightfoot.ca. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  2. ^ Richie Unterberger. "Lightfoot! - Gordon Lightfoot | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  3. ^ "Lightfoot, Gordon / Lightfoot!". Museum of Canadian Music. Retrieved 16 February 2011.
  4. ^ "Release "Lightfoot!" by Gordon Lightfoot". MusicBrainz. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Tragically Hip album makes Polaris Heritage Prize list". Toronto Star, October 25, 2017.

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