History Lesson: Gordon Lightfoot and the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Here, a look at the 1975 sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, and the Gordon Lightfoot song that made her famous. On the afternoon of Nov. 9, 1975, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald pushed out from the banks of Superior, Wis., and into the dark waters of the Great Lakes.
Lightfoot's long career defined by single song
But it's one song in particular that resonates with people in this area. If they know nothing else about Gordon Lightfoot, they know his 1976 folk ballad "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald." The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down of the big lake ...
Canadian troubadour Gordon Lightfoot sails revised 'Edmund Fitzgerald' and more back to Michigan Theater
When Gordon Lightfoot, elder statesman of Canadian singer-songwriters, performs his signature “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald ... song is “my greatest achievement. Who: Iconic Canadian folk balladeer. What: Lightfoot and his band offer songs from his ...
Edmund Fitzgerald tribute song lyrics changed by Gordon Lightfoot
The ship and crew, 29 men in all, sank beneath the waters. It’s remembered in part thanks to the evocative song “The Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald,” by singer Gordon Lightfoot. Lightfoot once said it was his most important work. Last month, though ...
Music icon Gordon Lightfoot says that age 71 the music he's performing is among his best
That’s where I learned more about reading and transposing music.” But it wasn’t long before Lightfoot began taking ... the best being “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.” Lightfoot said that he was inspired by an account of the event in Time ...