Gordon Lightfoot is a Canadian folk, folk rock, folk pop and country music singer and songwriter. Gordon Lightfoot is often referred to as Canada’s greatest songwriter and internationally as a folk-rock legend. Some of Gordon Lightfoot’s most famous songs include “For Livin’ Me”, “Early Morning Rain”, “Steel Rail Blues”, Ribbon of Darkness”, and many more. His songs have made a huge impact on the international charts over the years. Gordon Lightfoot has multiple gold and multi-platinum albums internationally and he has worked with some of the world’s most renown recording artists, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Jr, The Kingston Trio, Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Mathis, Herb Alpert, Scott Walker, Eric Clapton, Jack Jones, Bobby Vee, Peter, Paul and Mary, The Irish Rovers, Nico, Paul Weller, and many more greats. Bob Dylan would often refer to Gordon Lightfoot as his favorite songwriter, saying that he “Wished his songs would last forever”. Gordon Lightfoot was a featured performing artist in the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, Alberta. Gordon Lightfoot also received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree in 1979 and the Companion of the Order of Canada in 2003, which is Canada’s highest civil honor.
In 1997, Gordon Lightfoot was awarded the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, Canada’s highest honor for achievements in the performing arts. In 2012, Gordon Lightfoot was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and was later indicted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Gordon Lightfoot’s debut album was released in 1966 and titled Lightfoot!. He released 22 studio albums between 1966 and his 2012 album, All Live. Gordon Lightfoot performances are characteristic of their intensely personal and story-driven lyric and story based folk songs. Don’t miss your chance to get tickets to the next Gordon Lightfoot concert. Score with TicketCity - your place to go for Gordon Lightfoot Tickets
Gordon Lightfoot Tour – 2015
In 2015, Gordon Lightfoot performed at numerous Stadiums, theaters, casinos and arenas around North America. Many of Gordon Lightfoot’s concerts in 2015 were sold out almost immediately during his live performances in 2015, Gordon Lightfoot played all of his fan favorite songs, including “For Livin’ Me”, “Early Morning Rain”, “Steel Rail Blues”, Ribbon of Darkness”, and many more. Gordon Lightfoot performances are characteristic of their intensely personal and story-driven lyric and story based folk songs.