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

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Reminds me of this painful interview.