How many songs did Gordon Lightfoot write that blew me away?
This is a song that Lightfoot wrote that was intensely personal - in the wake of his divorce from his wife, Ingrid. A small lyrically change requested by this daughter made this from an angry to a mournful song - and an absolutely treasure that was a worldwide hit in the early 1970's.
Fifty years after the song's initial release - yes, that's 50 with a five - Lightfoot performed the song from his front porch in celebration of Canada Day 2020. The 81-year-old singer/songwriter brings a different, more knowledgeable feel to the song. It is still an absolute work of art and still blows me away.