The Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre presents GRAMMY® nominated singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30 pm. After more than 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. His song catalog is incredibly vast and includes such immortals as Early Morning Rain, If You Could Read My Mind, Carefree Highway, Sundown, (That’s What You Get) For Lovin Me, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald, Canadian Railroad Trilogy, Ribbon Of Darkness, Beautiful, Song For A Winter’s Night and Rainy Day People to name a few.
Gordon Lightfoot has recorded 21 albums and has five GRAMMY® nominations. His songs have been aired regularly for over 50 years, earning him Radio Singles Chart Positions in North America achieved by few others. Lightfoot’s radio hits in the USA have earned five #1s, five Top 10s and thirteen Top 40 hits. In Canada he has earned sixteen number singles, eighteen Top 10s and twenty one Top 40 hits. Aside from his success in writing, singing and performing his own songs, Lightfoot has found fortune in having his songs recorded and performed by other great artists including: Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Jr., Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee, Lewis, Judy Collins, Johnny Mathis, Anne Murray, Olivia Newton-John, Sarah McLachlan, Barbra Streisand, Peter Paul & Mary, Harry Belafonte, Jane’s Addiction, Richie Havens, Glen Campbell, Toby Keith and George Hamilton IV.
In June of 2012 Lightfoot’s legacy was further enhanced when he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Lightfoot was honored for his role in defining the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and ’70s. In 2020, Lightfoot released a full-length record on Warner Brothers Rhino, titled Gordon Lightfoot – Solo and the nation-wide release of the documentary film, Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind.
Tickets priced at $99, $79, and $69 are available at The Raymond James Central Ticket Office at Ruth Eckerd Hall, by calling 727.791.7400 or visiting www.RuthEckerdHall.com. The Raymond James Central Ticket Office at Ruth Eckerd Hall is open Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm ONLY. The Bilheimer Capitol Theatre Box Office opens one hour prior to show time.
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