AEG presents legendary singer Gordon Lightfoot at the Peabody Auditorium.
After more than 50 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 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."
For the true living legend, this year is special for Lightfoot with the announcements of a cross-country, U.S. tour; a new, first time in 14 years, full-length record on Warner Brothers Rhino titled, “Gordon Lightfoot - Solo;” and the nationwide release of the documentary film, “Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind.” The concert tour will feature his well-known hits as well as some deep album cuts for the die-hard fanatics, which are woven together with some of Lightfoot's own behind-the-scenes stories and personal anecdotes about his historic 50-plus-year musical career. The event is sure to be a great thrill for audiences and anyone who enjoys hearing great music and seeing a living legend in person.
Lightfoot has recorded 21 albums and has five Grammy nominations. His songs have aired for more than 50 years, earning him Radio Singles Chart Positions in North America. Lightfoot's radio hits in the U.S. have earned five number one hits, five Top 10s and 13 Top 40 hits. In Canada he has earned 16 number one hits, 18 Top 10s and 21 Top 40 hits.