Gordon Lightfoot meets Alec Baldwin

An unlikely pairing for an interview.  Wish Gordie could clear his throat . 

Over the course of a career that has lasted more than half a century, Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot has achieved global stardom and exceptional influence. Bob Dylan’s a fan—he’s said, “I can’t think of any [Lightfoot songs] I don’t like.” These songs—“Beautiful,” “Sundown,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” and many others—have been treasured by generations of popular musicians and listeners around the world. But Gordon Lightfoot was just one of many aspirants who moved to Toronto in th

* Duration: 39:52, Played: 20:05

* Published: 2016-10-25 12:00:00 AM

* Episode Download Link (27 MB): www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/heresthething/heresthething102516_lightfoot.mp3

* Show Notes: www.wnyc.org/story/gordon-lightfoot/

* Episode Feed: The latest stories from Here’s The Thing – www.wnyc.org/feeds/shows/heresthething

Reminds me of this painful interview. 

Humble and Taylor

The best Toronto based radio show has a blast with Taylor Dane aka Leslie Wunderman.

80’s Pop Icon Taylor Dane visits the studio / Those whacky ISIS bastards / Dick heads who attack Muslims / Josh Donaldson wins big / The world’s sexiest men.

* Duration: 1:54h

* Published: 2015-11-20 9:00:00 AM

* Episode Download Link (105 MB): humbleandfred.podcastaccelerator.com/november-20-2015.mp3

* Show Notes: www.humbleandfredradio.com

* Episode Feed: Humble and Fred Radio – www.humbleandfredradio.com/podcast.xml

Retrocity

Great instrument less band plays Here Comes the Rain Again starting at 1:59:00

Former Chicago member Peter Cetera is a Humble and Fred fan – and he proves it by visiting the Five Hour Energy studio / Chris and Mark of Churchill Cellars / The Blood Moon / The acapella group Retrocity performs / Facebook is fucked.

* Duration: 2:09h, Played: 1:59h

* Published: 2015-09-28 10:00:00 AM

* Episode Download Link (119 MB): humbleandfred.podcastaccelerator.com/september-28-2015.mp3

* Show Notes: www.humbleandfredradio.com

* Episode Feed: Humble and Fred Radio – www.humbleandfredradio.com/podcast.xml

Fences don’t good neighbours make

Do you have a neighbour gone bad story when your fence needed to be fixed?

Listen starting at 34:00 to the Humble and Fred show to Fred’s fence story.

His story is the same as mine,  except I decided to buy a whole new fence. I did so because my neighbour of the same ethnicity pulled the same stunt.  He wasn’t going to pay for any more than a small repair (which was putting a Bandaid on a dead body) so I decided to pay for a brand new fence so I never had to deal with him again. I also put it all on my side of the line so he can’t touch it.

Fences can often be the end of neighbourly relations, contrary to what poet Robert Frost said.

* Duration: 1:46h, Played: 34:19

* Published: 2015-06-17 10:00:00 AM

* Episode Download Link (97 MB): humbleandfred.podcastaccelerator.com/june-17-2015.mp3

* Show Notes: www.humbleandfredradio.com

* Episode Feed: Humble and Fred Radio – www.humbleandfredradio.com/podcast.xml