Today marks the 79th birthday of Canadian icon, Gordon Lightfoot.
The singer-songwriter has had his songs covered by the likes of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Neil Young, Barbara Streisand, and more. Bob Dylan famously said that when he heard a Lightfoot song, he wished “it would last forever”.
Lightfoot has received plenty of accolades over his long career including:
To honour Lightfoot on his birthday, we’re counting down 20 of his best songs.
20. “That Same Old Obsession”
19. “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues”(more…)