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Early Morning Rain: The Legend of Gordon Lightfoot

$32 - $35


August 24
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$32 - $35
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deCoste Performing Arts Centre
99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada
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Early Morning Rain tells the story of Canada’s own Gordon Lightfoot. His songs are known world-wide and his remarkable career spans over half a century. Lightfoot is a legend in his own lifetime.

After 50 years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi millions, it’s safe to say that legendary singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot resides atop the list of all-time greats with hits like Early Morning Rain, If you Could Read My Mind, Carefree Highway, Sundown, For Lovin’ Me, Canadian Railroad Trilogy, Ribbon of Darkness, The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Did She Mention My Name and Beautiful, just to name a few.

Lightfoot has recorded 20 albums, has 5 Grammy nominations, 17 Juno Awards, and earned sixteen number ones, eighteen top 10s and twenty-one top 40 hits. Other great artists who have recorded his songs include Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Hank Williams Jr., Judy Collins, Barbara Streisand, Peter, Paul & Mary, Glen Campbell and Toby Keith.

In 2012, Lightfoot’s legacy was further enhanced when he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, decorated with the Governor General’s Award and the Companion to the Order of Canada Honour of Merit.