Gordon Lightfoot sits down with Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin for an extensive interview on Baldwin’s WNYC Studios podcast, Here’s The Thing. The interview covers Lightfoot’s 50 active years of hit song making, and the illustrious career that has earned Gordon Lightfoot a place amongst some of the all-time greatest singer/ songwriters. The episode is now live HERE.
Here’s The Thing is a series of intimate and honest conversations hosted by Alec Baldwin. Alec talks with artists, policy makers and performers – to hear their stories, what inspires their creations, what decisions changed their careers, and what relationships influenced their work. Comedian Chris Rock, political strategist Ed Rollins and Oscar winner Michael Douglas are just some of the guests who have been featured on the podcast.
Gordon Lightfoot continues to perform extensively throughout the United States and Canada, giving approximately 75-80 concerts each year; and more recently appears at Massey Hall every second year. Gordon returns to Massey Hall for a 4-night residency from Wednesday, November 23rd though Saturday, November 26, 2016
Mr. Lightfoot has won 15 Juno Awards and been nominated for 5 Grammy Awards. He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2001. In May 2003 was made a Companion of the Order of Canada and is also a member of the Order of Ontario. In 2004 was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and, in 2012 into the U.S. Songwriters Hall of Fame.