Lightfoot!

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Lightfoot!
GL Lightfoot!.jpg
Studio album by Gordon Lightfoot
Released January 1966[1]
Recorded December 1964
New York City
Genre Folk
Length 38:13
Label United Artists
Producer John Court
Gordon Lightfoot chronology
Lightfoot!
(1966)
The Way I Feel
(1967)The Way I Feel1967
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Lightfoot! is the debut album by Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot. Although it was recorded in late 1964, 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[edit]

  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" – 3:10 (Ewan MacColl)
  6. "Changes" – 2:30 (Phil Ochs)
  7. "Early Morning Rain" – 3:04

Side 2[edit]

  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" – 2:41 (Hamilton Camp)
  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. ^ 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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