Streaming Release!

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind


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“A candid, revealing music doc …the beloved Canadian singer/songwriter offers lots of insights into his music and life.” – Richard Trapunski, NOW Toronto

Gordon Lightfoot, at 80 years old, is full of surprises, the best being his honesty and humor. He is not afraid to talk about his many mistakes in life, or which of his major songs he now hates. Lightfoot has had a spectacular career as a singer, selling over 10 million albums and racking up such huge hits as Sundown, Rainy Day People and the epic The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, but it pales next to his legendary songwriting impact on music. Every Lightfoot lyric is an earworm, of course, and that’s why thirty-one of the world’s biggest music stars have recorded Lightfoot songs, including Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Cash, Neil Young and many, many more. Lightfoot went from being an award-winning boy soprano at 12, to selling out stadiums in his 20s, to depression and alcoholism in his 30s, and then back on top again. If you could only read his mind. … (Dir. by Martha Kehoe/Joan Tosoni, 2019, Canada, 90 mins., Not Rated)

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