--UNOFFICIAL-- BotB: Singers & Songwriters: Round 2 Gordon Lightfoot vs Jim Croce

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edited September 2008 in History of Rock
[CENTER]JIM CROCE[/CENTER]
wikipedia said:
James Joseph Croce, pronounced (CROW-chee) (January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973), popularly known as Jim Croce, was an American singer-songwriter.

Croce scored a handful of hit songs in the early '70s, but died in an airplane crash just as he was beginning to capitalize on his success. He is probably best remembered for the songs "Time in a Bottle" and "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown," both #1 hits in 1973. Raised in devout Catholic family, he converted to Judaism when he married Ingrid Jacobson.[1]
Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2iS8XctJKo

Time In A Bottle:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILf-54Smv9M&feature=related

I Got A Name:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcqauC49Xmc&feature=related

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru5exYqe5_M


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[CENTER]GORDON LIGHTFOOT[/CENTER]
wikipedia said:
Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr., C.C., O.Ont., (born 17 November 1938) is a Canadian singer and songwriter who achieved international success in folk, country, and popular music. As a singer-songwriter, he came to prominence in the 1960s, and broke through on the international music charts in the 1970s with songs such as "If You Could Read My Mind" (1970), "Sundown" (1974) and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" (1976). His songs have been recorded by some of the world's most successful recording artists, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Bob Dylan. Robbie Robertson of The Band declared that Lightfoot was one of his "favourite Canadian songwriters and is absolutely a national treasure."[1]
Sundown:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOOs-MqDOI0

Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99rOzMVtcx4

If You Could Read My Mind:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ta0a3DFUU0Y&feature=related

Canadian Railroad Trilogy:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zjoO170XFI
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