32 episodes

Hello folk music fans! Gordon Lightfoot is one of the greatest folk-rock artists of all time. And now there's a podcast celebrating and discussing his work, song by song. It's called Carefree Highway Revisited, and every episode, your host (that's me, Mike Messner) will examine one of Gordon's songs with the help of a special guest! So if that's your cup of tea, give us a listen and give us a follow. We'll see you on the Carefree Highway!
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Carefree Highway Revisited Mike Messner

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    • 5.0 • 74 Ratings

Hello folk music fans! Gordon Lightfoot is one of the greatest folk-rock artists of all time. And now there's a podcast celebrating and discussing his work, song by song. It's called Carefree Highway Revisited, and every episode, your host (that's me, Mike Messner) will examine one of Gordon's songs with the help of a special guest! So if that's your cup of tea, give us a listen and give us a follow. We'll see you on the Carefree Highway!
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    High and Dry

    High and Dry

    In the premiere episode for Season 2, Michael Howitt returns to discuss High and Dry from the Sundown album (1974). Host Mike Messner also lends some time to the Mostly Folk podcast and Sinister Story Hour.
    Show website: www.lightfootpodcast.com
    Patreon: www.patreon.com/carefreehighwayrevisited
    YouTube to "High And Dry": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ7S6QLDREw

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    • 30 min
    Did She Mention My Name (Season 1 Finale)

    Did She Mention My Name (Season 1 Finale)

    In this episode, host Mike Messner closes out the first season of the show with guest Jim Thorne, who discusses "Did She Mention My Name" from the 1968 album of the same name. You'll also hear from fellow podcasts A Date With Death, All Grown Up, and Newsly.
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    • 39 min
    Salute

    Salute

    In this episode, Deb Radwan returns to the show to discuss "Salute," from the 1983 album of the same name, with host Mike Messner. You'll also hear from fellow podcasts A Date With Death, Books Boys, and Back to the '80s.
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    • 36 min
    Sea of Tranquility

    Sea of Tranquility

    In this episode, guest Donny Screws of Chester, GA (a former member of the Lee Jessup Band and current member of the Midlife Chryslers) joins host Mike Messner to discuss "Sea of Tranquility" from Gordon Lightfoot's 1980 album Dream Street Rose. You'll also hear spots from fellow podcasts Books Boys, Oldie But A Goodie, and the new audio drama, A Date With Death!
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    • 52 min
    Race Among The Ruins

    Race Among The Ruins

    In this episode, host Mike Messner and guest Lee McCormack discuss this hit single from the Summertime Dream album (1976). You'll also hear from fellow podcasts Oldie But A Goodie, Books Boys, and Mostly Folk Podcast.
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    • 46 min
    Kickin' It With Doc G

    Kickin' It With Doc G

    In this episode, Mike and his guest, Gene "Doc G" Pierro of Hamilton Radio chat about Gordon Lightfoot's music, its impact on Gene's career as a musician and broadcaster, and about Hamilton Radio. You'll also hear a word from the 20 Minute History Podcast and the Mostly Folk Podcast.
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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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74 Ratings

74 Ratings

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