Canadian folk singer Gordon Lightfoot dies at 84


Singer songwriter Gordon Lightfoot has died at the age of 84 at a hospital in Toronto, according to his representative, a cause of death was not given. I'm Archie's are a letter with a look at his life. If you could read my mind Gordon Lightfoot's early jobs were at a bank, delivering linens and as a square dancer on TV. He was living in a condemned building when he met fellow musician Ronnie Hawkins and became part of the folk scene in Toronto. Lightfoot's hits include carefree highway sundown. If you could read my mind and the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, lightfoot once said he took situations and wrote poems about them. The legend lives on. Lightfoot had planned to tour even this year. He had played more than 1500 concerts

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