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Birth Name: Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr.
Born: 1938/11/17
Birth Place: Orillia, Ontario, Canada
Years Active: 1962–present
Genres: Folk, Country, Rock

Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr. CC O.Ont (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music and has been credited for helping define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 70s. He has been referred to as Canada's greatest songwriter and, internationally, as a folk-rock legend. His compositions, including "For Lovin' Me," "Early Morning Rain," "Steel Rail Blues" and "Ribbon of Darkness" (which hit #1 in the US with Marty Robbins' cover in 1965), brought him international recognition in the 1960s. He also experienced chart success in Canada with his own recordings, beginning in 1962 with the #3 hit "(Remember Me) I'm ... Continue Bio >>


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