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Gordon Lightfoot: Cold on the Shoulder (Reprise)

Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 8 May 1975

FOR A DECADE NOW, Gordon Lightfoot has been a neo-folk hero in Canada. His early records and performances were distinguished by a rugged romanticism that charmed Canadian ears. But aside from Peter, Paul and Mary’s cover of one of his best songs, ‘That’s What You Get for Loving Me,’ Lightfoot remained obscure in the United States until Warner Bros.’ ace producer Lenny Waronker sophisticated his sound.

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