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Profession: Writer, Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Keyboard player, Guitarist, Songwriter
Date of Birth: Nov 17, 1938
Nicknames: Lightfoot, Gordon
Country: Canada
Gordon Lightfoot net worth: Gordon Lightfoot is a Canadian singer-songwriter with an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars. Born in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, Gordon Lightfoot, displayed talent as a musician very early on, and began writing his own music when he was four. He went on to perform in various choirs during elementary school, won multiple vocal competitions, and performed on the radio and in concert. He taught himself how to play the piano, the drums, and the guitar. He was also a record holder in track and field events at his high school. He moved to California in the late 50s to study jazz, and then returned to Canada in the 60s. He went on to become one of folk rock's most enduring and popular artists. He has released 20 albums, with a 21st forthcoming, and has had #1 hits in multiple countries. Five of his albums have achieved Gold status, and another four have achieved Platinum or multi-Platinum status.
Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr. CC OOnt (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music, and has been credited for helping define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. He has been referred to as Canada's greatest songwriter and internationally as a folk-rock legend.
Lightfoot's songs, including "For Lovin' Me", "Early Morning Rain", "Steel Rail Blues", "Ribbon of Darkness"???a number one hit on the U.S. country charts with Marty Robbins' cover in 1965??? and the 1967 Detroit riot-generated "Black Day In July" brought him international recognition in the 1960s. He experienced chart success in Canada with his own recordings, beginning in 1962 with the Number 3 hit "(Remember Me) I'm the One". Lightfoot's recordings then made an impact on the international music charts as well in the 1970s, with songs such as "If You Could Read My Mind" (1970) (Number 5 on the US charts), "Sundown" (1974), "Carefree Highway" (1974), "Rainy Day People" (1975), all reaching number 1, and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" (1976) (reaching number 2).
Some of Lightfoot's albums have achieved gold and multi-platinum status internationally. His songs have been recorded by some of the world's most renowned recording artists, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Jr., The Kingston Trio, Marty Robbins, George Hamilton IV, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Mathis, Viola Wills, Richie Havens, The Dandy Warhols, Harry Belafonte, Tony Rice, Sandy Denny (with Fotheringay), The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, Scott Walker, Sarah McLachlan, John Mellencamp, Toby Keith, Peter, Paul and Mary, Glen Campbell, Anne Murray, The Irish Rovers and Olivia Newton-John.
Robbie Robertson of The Band declared that Lightfoot was one of his "favourite Canadian songwriters and is absolutely a national treasure."Bob Dylan, also a Lightfoot fan, called him one of his favourite

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