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Gordon Lightfoot: Just Like a Paperback Novel

Nicholas Jennings, Zoomer, March 2020

I'M DRIVING NORTH up Toronto's Bayview Avenue on a winter's night in early January. I turn east on Post Road and into the Bridle Path neighbourhood, an ultra-posh enclave known as "Millionaire's Row". I slow down opposite rapper Drake's monster palace, complete with indoor basketball court, and turn toward the stately home that belongs to Gordon Lightfoot.

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