Gordon Lightfoot will perform at the Wall Street Theater

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Meet the legendary member of the Canadian Country Hall of Fame, winner of seventeen Juno Awards, Gordon Lightfoot as he performs at the Wall Street Theater in Norwalk on Sunday July 24, 2022. Tickets are on sale now.

For more information or to purchase tickets, go online to wallstreettheatre.org or call the box office at 203-831-5004 ext 1.

The Wall Street Theater is a 501(c)(3) non-profit performance venue celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2022.

After more than 50 active years of creating hit songs and multi-million dollar international album sales, it’s safe to say that acclaimed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with a very exclusive to the top of the list of all-time greats. His catalog of songs is incredibly extensive 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.

For the true living legend, this year is special for Lightfoot with the announcement of a tour across the United States; a new complete disc, for the first time in 14 years, on Warner Brothers Rhino, entitled: Gordon Lightfoot – Solo; and the national release of the documentary film: Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind.

I love this song. On YouTube it has over 20 million views.

The concert tour will feature his well-known hits as well as deep album cuts for die-hard fanatics, all of which are woven with some of Lightfoot’s behind-the-scenes stories and personal anecdotes from his 50+ year history. -years of musical career.

The event is sure to be a big thrill for live audiences and anyone who enjoys listening to great music and seeing a living legend in person.

Gordon Lightfoot has recorded 21 albums and has five Grammy nominations. His songs have been on the air regularly for over 50 years, earning him radio chart positions in North America achieved by few others. Lightfoot’s radio hits in the United States have earned five Number 1s, five Top 10s, and thirteen Top 40s. In Canada, it has earned sixteen #1s, eighteen Top 10s, and twenty-one Top 40s. Writing, singing and performing his own songs, Lightfoot found his fortune 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 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 1970s. Barry Mann, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Hal David and Burt Bacharach, John Fogerty, Bob Dylan, Isaac Hayes, Carole King, Paul Simon , Billy Joel, Sir Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Jim Croce, Phil Collins, Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Webb, Van Morrison, Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton, Diane Warren, Garth Brooks, Leon Russell and Leonard Cohen.

In his native Canada, Lightfoot was decorated with the highest honors bestowed on a civilian, including the Governor General’s Award and the honor of Companion of the Order of Canada. He has also won 17 Juno Awards – the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards.

Lightfoot is a member of Canada’s Walk of Fame and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2007, Canada Post honored him by issuing an official Gordon Lightfoot postage stamp. Lightfoot is also a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. Gordon Lightfoot is an indelible part of the Canadian national spirit and is considered perhaps the most prolific and greatest Canadian singer-songwriter of all time.

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