TV & RADIO

Gordon Lightfoot's Television Appearances


PICK THE STARS - CBC - 1954

TALENT CARAVAN - CBC - 1960
Lightfoot and Terry Whelan make their debut as The Two Timers singing Marianne.

WHILE WE'RE YOUNG - CBC - 1960
Lightfoot appeared on this summer program as a member of the Two Tones with Terry Whelan.

COUNTRY HOEDOWN - CBC- 1960-62
Lightfoot appeared in this weekly country variety show as a member of the Singin' Swingin' Eight.  He eventually appeared on 250 episodes of the show. On October 19, 1962 he steps out front to perform Remember Me (I'm The One).

YOUR COUNTRY HOUSE PARTY - CBC - ?
Lightfoot appears as a member of a singing and dancing group.

COUNTRY AND WESTERN - BBC - 1963
Lightfoot hosted eight one-hour specials.

MUSIC HOP - CBC - 1964
Hosted by Alex Trebek, Lightfoot performs Tyson's You Were On My Mind and the folk standard If I Had A Hammer.

TAKE THIRTY - CBC - ?

  This was a long running CBC afternoon show.


OSCAR BRAND'S LET'S SING OUT - 1965

THE TONIGHT SHOW - NBC - 1965
Johnny introduces Lightfoot as a rising star on the folk scene. Lightfoot performs Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues and Early Morning Rain.


AFTER FOUR - CTV - 1966

Lightfoot along with Bobby Curtola are presented with their 1966 RPM Gold Leaf Awards (Junos).

MUSIC CANADA - 1966

SHOW OF THE WEEK - CBC - 1966
Hosted by Ian Tyson, Lightfoot performs Spin, Spin with Red and John.


100 YEARS YOUNG ON NEW YEAR'S DAY - CBC - 1967

This program kicked off Canada'a centennial year.  Lightfoot debuted his classic Canadian Railroad Trilogy for the occasion. The song was done with a 40 piece orchestra to accompany the Lightfoot arrangement and "naavies" are seen swinging their hammers in the background as Lightfoot sings.

MON PAYS MES CHANSONS - CBC - Feb. 9, 1967
With Niagara Falls as a backdrop, Lightfoot lip synchs to Ribbon Of Darkness while strumming his 12 string guitar. Other guests included Joni Mitchell and Bonnie Dobson.

TELESCOPE - CBC - Sept. 14, 1967
The program opens with a shot of a plane, engines roaring, as "Early Morning Rain" plays.  Much of the show is done in the first person as GL recalls his childhood years.  His mother also appears to talk about 'wee Gordie'. Other segments show Lightfoot at home, at a local restaurant and in the studio with Red and John.  The episode was cleverly titled -"Lightfoot Forward."

LIGHTFOOT SPECIAL "WHEREFORE AND WHY" - CBC - 1968
This aired in March of '68.  Lightfoot and guests perform songs with Lightfoot debuting Black Day In July.  Lightfoot plays Pussywillows Cat-tails; Song For A Winter's Night; Did She Mention My Name; Canadian Railroad Trilogy; Face Of A Thousand People; Does Your Mother Know; Rosanna and The General Store.  He filmed Wherefore And Why in Toronto's Yorkville district; Boss Man at the Toronto stock exchange and Black Day In July is underscored with films of the Detroit riots.  Guests include Bonnie Dobson who does The Way I Feel and I'm Not Saying.  Ronnie Hawkins performs Early Morning Rain and For Lovin' Me.

FRENCH TV SPECIAL - CBC - 1968
Lightfoot plays A Minor Ballad and Early Morning Rain on French-Canadian TV, attempting an introduction to Early Morning Rain in French.

OPENING OF NAC OTTAWA - CBC - 1969
Lightfoot performs Canadian Railroad Trilogy at the opening of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, a hall Lightfoot continues to perform at to this day.

THE MUSIC SCENE (HULLABALLOO) - ABC - 1969
Hosted by David Steinberg, Lightfoot performs nice renditions of For Lovin' Me and Saturday Clothes. Other guests include Davy Jones of the Monkees.

THE JOHNNY CASH SHOW - ABC - 1969
Lightfoot performed Ribbon Of Darkness and Softly during this appearance and duets with Johnny on For Lovin' Me. While in Nashville for this appearance, Lightfoot was introduced to Me And Bobby McGee by Kristofferson.

DOWN CENTRE - CBC - 1969
Lightfoot is interviewed in Vancouver with a group of high school students surrounding him. He answers questions from the host and students.

THE ROLFE HARRIS SHOW - BBC - 1969
Lightfoot appears on an episode, performing Early Morning Rain. The episode also features Cliff Richard.

WAYNE & SHUSTER - CBC - 1970
Performed Saturday Clothes and Sit Down Young Stranger with Red Shea and Rick Haynes.  Lightfoot sported a moustache for this show.

DAVID FROST SHOW -     - 1970
Lightfoot performs Early Morning Rain and Saturday Clothes.

THE TONIGHT SHOW - NBC - 1970

THE JOHNNY CASH SHOW - ABC - 1971
  This time out on the Cash show, Lightfoot does Canadian Railroad Trilogy and a snippet of Steel Rail Blues.

  CONCERT - BBC - 1971
  Excerpted from concert, Lightfoot performs Farewell To Nova Scotia; Miguel; If You Could Read My Mind; Approaching Lavender and Me And Bobby McGee.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT IN CONCERT - BBC - 1972
This program titled "Gordon Lightfoot In Concert" aired on January 22, 1972 at 11 PM.  It was actually taped in the spring of 1971 before Summer Side Of Life was released. Accompanied by Red Shea and Rick Haynes, Lightfoot performs Summer Side Of Life; Saturday Clothes; For Loving Me; Affair On Eighth Avenue; If You Could Read My Mind; Steel Rail Blues; Your Love's Return; Ten Degrees And Getting Colder; Early Morning Rain; Farewell To Nova Scotia; Miguel; Me And Bobby McGee; Nous Vivons Ensemble; Minstrel Of The Dawn; Talking In Your Sleep and Canadian Railroad Trilogy.

THE IAN TYSON SHOW - CTV - 1972
Tyson started this program after going solo.  Lightfoot made an appearance to do the Canadian Railroad Trilogy and help his old friend get his show off to a good start.


MADE IN CHICAGO - PBS - 1973
In March 1973, Lightfoot taped the PBS program, "Made in Chicago."  This program eventually evolved in to the Soundstage series.  Lightfoot at this time was backed by Terry Clements and Rick Haynes, so it is a great document of the three-piece band in their prime.  Lightfoot was in tremendous voice on this occasion and the playing was very tight. Songs performed were: The Patriot's Dream; Don Quixote; Affair On 8th Avenue; If You Could Read My Mind; It's Worth Believing; You Are What I Am; Beautiful; Sit Down Young Stranger; Ten Degrees & Getting Colder; Softly; Boss Man; Early Morning Rain; Can't Depend On Love; Cotton Jenny; Old Dan's Records


MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - NBC - 1974
Lightfoot hosts on this occasion, which aired on February 23.  Guests on the show included the James Gang, Ravi Shankar, the Guess Who and Maria Muldaur.  Lightfoot led off with The List. He was still in the 3 man band lineup at this time, with Rick and Terry.  That night (morning?) he also played If You Could Read My Mind, Affair On Eighth Avenue, Don Quixote, High And Dry and Sundown.  He introduced the guests in his usual, understated way. He mentioned how Ravi Shankar influenced George Harrison and the Beatles, but added, "I wish he'd influenced me, but I'm not in that bag, I only play rhythm guitar." Great line!


ELWOOD GLOVER'S LUNCEON DATE - CTV - 1975
Lightfoot makes an appearance on the long running Canadian noon time talk show.

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - NBC - 1976
Hosted by Wolfman Jack and Helen Reddy, Lightfoot performed Don Quixote, Race Among The Ruins, Spanish Moss and I'm Not Supposed To Care.


SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - NBC - 1976

Performed Summertime Dream and Spanish Moss, backed by his full band.  At the end of Spanish Moss, Lightfoot and the guys pretend to launch into Sundown, but the host comes out and says he was only scheduled to play two songs, but Gord said things went so well, he thought he'd do one more.  Buck Henry then summons John Belushi in full samurai garb, who promptly cuts all of the strings on Lightfoot's guitar with a pair of shears.

OLYMPIC BENEFIT - CBC - 1976
Lightfoot organized this benefit for the Canadian athletes.  It consisted of a concert at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto and included guests Sylvia Tyson, Liona Boyd and Murray McLauchlan.  Lightfoot played Sundown, If You Could Read My Mind and Never Too Close, among others.

HEE HAW - SYN - 1976
Lightfoot performs The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald amid the obligatory Hee Haw bales of hay.

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - NBC - 1977
This episode is hosted by KC & The Sunshine Band.  In addition to Lightfoot the guests include Heart, ABBA and Andy Kauffman.  In a departure from previous Midnight Special appearances when he performed live, this time Lightfoot taped a lip-synced version of Edmund Fitzgerald in Toronto for the show.


SOUNDSTAGE - PBS - 1979
Ah yes, the legendary Soundstage Special.  Lightfoot performed Cotton Jenny, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald, Endless Wire, Summertime Dream, Don Quixote, If You Could Read My Mind, Ghosts Of Cape Horn (the first performance ever of this one), Beautiful, Hangdog Hotel Room, Sundown.  At this point they broke for intermission and each band member said a few words, while in the background pictures and sounds from an earlier rehearsal were seen and heard.  The second set went like this - Early Morning Rain, Whisper My Name, On The TV (later to become On The High Seas), Old Dan's Records and the Canadian Railroad Trilogy.

JUNO AWARDS - CBC - 1980
Performed Dream Street Rose with his full band.

OLYMPIC BENEFIT - CTV - 1980
Lightfoot organized a second Olympic Benefit, this one was held at the CNE Grandstand in Toronto.  Songs performed were Canadian Railroad Trilogy, Don Quixote, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald, Ghosts Of Cape Horn, If You Could Read My Mind and an enthusiastic version of The Auctioneer.  Guests included Harry Chapin, Liona Boyd and the Good Brothers.

TERRY FOX TELETHON - CBC - 1980
In September after Terry Fox's death, Lightfoot and many other celebreties stopped by to discuss the heroism of Terry Fox and help raise money for cancer research.


THE TOMMY HUNTER SHOW - CBC - 1981
Lightfoot and the band performed Shadows and Old Dan's Records, which was dedicated to Red Shea who was recovering from an illness at the time.

HEART OF GOLD - CBC - 1982
A special on Canadian music.  The Lightfoot segment was highlighted by an interview in which Lightfoot was seated at home beside a model of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

GOOD MORNING AMERICA - ABC - 1982
Lightfoot is interviewed about his newly released Shadows album and his upcoming tour to support it.

THE MERV GRIFFIN SHOW - SYN - 1982
Lightfoot performs Baby Step Back, Blackberry Wine and a medley of Beautiful and If You Could Read My Mind. Interestingly, Dean Parks sat in on lead electric guitar, with Terry handling the chores on acoustic for Baby Step Back.

GOOD BROTHERS SPECIAL "LIVE 'N' KICKIN'" - Global - 1983
Lightfoot came out and did Knotty Pine solo on the electric guitar.

JUNO AWARDS - CBC - 1983
Knotty Pine on the electric guitar as above.

GENIE AWARDS - CBC - 1983
Lightfoot performs the Genie nominated song, My Love For You, from the movie Harry Tracy Desperado, sitting on a stool with mic in hand, backed by piano and orchestra.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT - SYN - 1983
Lightfoot was interviewed in LA regarding the release of Salute.  Lightfoot mentioned that the sound on the new album was more radio-ready than in the past.  The interview is done in a recording studio and we catch a glimpse of the band reheasrsing.  Also at the very end we can see Lightfoot's tattoo on the inside of his right forearm, which of course is now gone.


THICKE OF THE NIGHT - SYN - 1983
Lightfoot performed Salute and did an informal Early Morning Rain with Thicke.

SOLID GOLD - SYN - 1984
  Lightfoot duets with Marilyn McCoo on a harmonized version of If You Could Read My Mind, backed by Rick and Terry.


DON HARRON SHOW - CTV - 1984
This was an afternoon talk show in Canada.  Lightfoot was featured in a taped interview.  He covered a number of areas, including knocking Paul McCartney out of #1 spot on Billboard with Sundown and he discussed his canoe trips into the far north.

MURRAY MCLAUCHLAN SPECIAL "FLOATING OVER CANADA" - CBC - 1984
Lightfoot did a sort of video to Gotta Get Away for this show.  He is seen canoeing and playing his guitar and lip syncing by the side of a lake.  It was well done.

TEAR ARE NOT ENOUGH - CBC - 1985
This is Canada's Answer to America's We Are The World.  Lightfoot sings the opening line of the song.  The video documents the recording of the song.  Neil Young and Joni Mitchell also are featured.

IAN AND SYLVIA REUNION - CTV - 1986
Lightfoot joined Ian and Sylvia for Early Morning Rain and did Knotty Pine by himself playing acoustic guitar.  He had on the white East Of Midnight suit on for this occasion.  He apparently played more songs in his set, but only Knotty Pine made it on the show.  I know this because I saw a snippet of him doing A Lesson In Love at the same event.

THE NEW MUSIC - City TV - 1986
Jeanne Beker interviews Lightfoot at his home and Gord even digs out the guitar for snippets of a few tunes.

STARS TONIGHT - CFTO - 1986
A brief five minute piece with Anne Brody interviewing Lightfoot.  An Entertainment Tonight type feature.

JUNO HALL OF FAME INDUCTION - CBC - 1986
Played Stay Loose and then was introduced by Anne Murray as the Hall Of Fame inductee.  The award was presented by Bob Dylan!  Lightfoot gave a speech and a video retrospective of his career was shown.

RENDEZVOUS FOR PEACE IN QUEBEC CITY - CTV - 1987
Lightfoot performed Morning Glory.

OPENING CEREMONIES FOR THE CALGARY WINTER OLYMPICS - CTV-ABC-BBC - 1988
Lightfoot performed Alberta Bound, of course.

HOTEL - ABC - 1988
Lightfoot took an acting role for an episode in this series, playing an itinerant country singer with a drinking problem, on the comeback trail.

FRONT PAGE CHALLENGE - CBC - 1989
This is a long running Canadian show, where a panel tries to identify the hidden guest and the news story they represent.  Lightfoot represented the story of the first spike being hammered in, which began the Canadian transcontinental railway back in the 1800's.  Lightfoot played the Trilogy and I'll Tag Along.

MUCHWEST - Muchmusic - 1989
Lightfoot was interviewed and introduced a couple of videos, including his own, Baby Step Back. He also performed I'll Tag Along solo.  Of interest in the interview portion, Lightfoot mentioned that Warner Brothers was interested in having Daniel Lanois produce his next album.  That never came to pass, as Lightfoot self-produced his next album, which was still four years down the line, Waiting For You.

STEIN FESTIVAL - Muchmusic - 1989
Lightfoot was the headlining performer at several outdoor festivals to help prevent logging on a delicate watershed area in British Columbia.  This show featured Knotty Pine from his set.


TORONTO MUSIC AWARDS - Global - 1989
Lightfoot was presented with a lifetime acheivement award by Bruce Cockburn.  He then played East Of Midnight solo.

MARILYN MCKAY'S AUTOGRAPH - PBS - 1990
A half hour interview taped in Lightfoot's home.

STEIN FESTIVAL - Muchmusic - 1990
Highlights from the 1990 festival.  We got to hear Lightfoot perform Ring Them Bells for the first time on this one!

HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA - CBC - 1991
Lightfoot drops the puck at a cermonial faceoff at the Maple Leaf's home opener.  Lightfoot is the honorary Leaf captain to commemorate the NHL's 75th anniversary.  Lightfoot is wearing a Wendell Clark #17 captain's jersey.

CANADA DAY - CBC - 1992
David Suzuki introduced Lightfoot to a large crowd on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, where he performed the Canadian Railroad Trilogy.

MIDDAY - CBC - 1992
In a news piece, Lightfoot is interviewed during the opening of a substance abuse treatment centre in Toronto, Renascent House.

INTERVIEW - WVEC Richmond, VA - 1992
Karen Jones interviews Lightfoot for 20 minutes with Gord seeming to enjoy himself.  The interview is done at the Richmond fairgrounds where Lightfoot would perform that evening.

COUNTRY GOLD - CBC - 1992
This was a special on Canadian music. It featured a section on Lightfoot, with a video retrospective, an interview and closed out with Lightfoot doing a solo rendition of I'll Tag Along on stage at an empty Massey Hall.

CTV NEWS FEATURE "BIOGRAPHY" - CTV - 1993
This is a weekend news feature. Lightfoot is interviewed at home by Sandie Rinaldo.

JUNO AWARDS - CBC - 1993
Lightfoot performed Cotton Jenny as part of a tribute to Anne Murray.

LOS ANGELES MORNING SHOW - KTLA - 1993
Lightfoot does an interview and a song for an estimated 1.5 million viewers.  The song was the new single of the day, I'll Prove My Love, with Rick Haynes playing bass off-camera.

BONDS AWAY - WJBK Detroit - 1995
Lightfoot is interviewed at the Fox Theatre by Bill Bonds.

MICHIGAN FESTIVAL SPECIAL - CBS Lansing - 1995
Lightfoot gives a brief interview along with other festival participants.

JUNO AWARDS - CBC - 1996
The show was celebrating its 25th year and Lightfoot appropriately played his song from 25 years ago, If You Could Read My Mind.

GLOBAL DREAMS - CBC - 1996
The show was taped in LA in February and aired in late March.  It is an environmental benefit for the Suzuki Foundation.  Lightfoot performed If You Could Read My Mind and Don Quixote.

GOVERNOR GENERAL'S ARTS AWARDS - CBC - 1997
Taped at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, the program features Ian Tyson performing a Lightfoot medley of Bitter Green/If You Could Read My Mind, followed by some film clips from throughout Lightfoot's career.

PAMELA WALLIN LIVE - CBC Newsworld - 1997
On the last day of 1997, Lightfoot appeared on Pamela Wallin Live for a ten minute interview to open the program. The theme of Wallin's show that night, was to talk to famous Canadians about their New Year's resolutions.  And Gord's resolution for 1997, you may ask?  To remain motivated to continue writing and performing - and to do it well!  Good news indeed!

JUNO AWARDS - CBC - 1998
Lightfoot appears in a taped interview segment honoring David Foster's induction into the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame.

GZOWSKI  IN CONVERSATION - CBC - 1998
Lightfoot sits down to talk and sing for an hour with famed Canadian interviewer, Peter Gzowski.  Songs include "Restless," "A Painter Passing Through" and "Drifters."  An interesting treat includes an audio clip of Gordon as a boy soprano singing "The Lord's Prayer."

MID-DAY - CBC - 1998
In a Mid-Day news feature, Lightfoot is presented with his star on the Canadian Walk Of Fame in a November ceremony in Toronto. Also receiving his star at that time is Christopher Plummer.

COUNTDOWN '99 - CBC - 1999
Lightfoot, sporting a resprouted moustache, is the first voice heard on Canadian TV in 1999 as he sings Auld Lang Syne at the stroke of midnight, playing solo with his acoustic 6-string guitar.


INTIMATE AND INTERACTIVE - MMM - 1999
Lightfoot's first live TV concert style appearance since Soundstage in 1979! It's mostly music, but he does answer questions from the studio audience and also via fax, phone and email. But the highlights, as always, are in the music. He plays 14 Karat Gold; I'll Do Anything; In My Fashion; Rainy Day People; If You Could Read My Mind; A Painter Passing Through; Make Way For The Lady; Never Too Close; I Used To Be A Country Singer; The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald; Alberta Bound; Sundown; I'll Prove My Love; Song For A Winter's Night; Early Morning Rain; Baby Step Back. Lightfoot is backed with his full band.

GOVERNOR GENERAL'S ARTS AWARDS - CBC - 1999
Taped at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, the program features Lightfoot performing Don Quixote.

FAMILY FARM TRIBUTE - CBC Newsworld - 2000
Lightfoot climaxed the five hour concert at Toronto's Air Canada Center featuring many Canadian musical acts with If You Could Read My Mind and a mesmerizing and highly appropriate Canadian Railroad Trilogy, which received a standing ovation and the day's most emotional audience response. CBC's music critic Laurie Brown commented after the song that Lightfoot should be awarded Canada's poet laureate award.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT LIVE - CBC - 2000
Taped in April at the Pioneer Theatre in Reno, Nevada, Lightfoot and his band run down a one hour list of favorites extracted from that concert including If You Could Read My Mind; Sundown; Carefree Highway; Beautiful; Restless; The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald; Early Morning Rain; Baby Step Back; Rainy Day People; Song For A Winter's Night and Canadian Railroad Trilogy. A very well performed and produced set!

GORDON LIGHTFOOT LIVE IN RENO - PBS - 2000
Derived from the same concert as the CBC special listed directly above, this program includes Carefree Highway; Sundown; Don Quixote; I'll Prove My Love; The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald; Rainy Day People; Baby Step Back; Fading Away; Shadows; If You Could Read My Mind; Early Morning Rain; Make Way For The Lady; Song For A Winter's Night and Canadian Railroad Trilogy.


TOWER OF SONG - CBC - 2001

Lightfoot is featured, along with the other members of the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame, in a 2 hour special as a lead up to the 2001 Juno awards. Lightfoot's segment includes a 1999 interview in his Rosedale home, interspersed with CBC archival footage from throughout his career.

JUNO AWARDS - CBC - 2001
Lightfoot along with David Suzucki induct Bruce Cockburn into the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame.


WALK OF FAME - Global - 2001
Lightfoot performs during the telecast from Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, as new inductees are presented with their awards.

CCMA AWARDS - CBC - 2001
In a ceremony in Calgary during the annual CCMA award show, Lightfoot is inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame. With performances by Ian Tyson (Early Morning Rain); Ron Sexsmith (If You Could Read My Mind) and Anne Murray (Cotton Jenny), Lightfoot graciously accepts the award and announces that he intends to continue writing and touring for many years to come.

LIVE AT RIDEAU HALL - CBC - 2002
Lightfoot performs Sit Down Young Stranger and closes the show with a solo rendidtion of If You Could Read My Mind at an outdoor concert for the Governor General of Canada in Ottawa.

LAUNCH PARTY - CHUM-TV - 2004
News coverage of Harmony's launch party in the basement bar of Massey Hall.
 

  THE NATIONAL - CBC - 2004
On the eve of the release of Harmony, Lightfoot is interviewed in the front row seats of Massey Hall discussing his recovery, the new album and his goal of returning to the concert stage.
 
CANADA AM - CTV - 2004
On the day of Harmony's release, Lightfoot is interviewed live on the morning news program.
 
  CMT CENTRAL - CMT - 2004
  CMT Central does a 3 part one-on-one interview with Lightfoot hosted by Stu Jefferies. They discuss Lightfoot's illness and recovery; his new album and highlights of his career.
 
E-TALK DAILY - CTV - 2004
  Lightfoot is interviewed on his upcoming Canadian Idol appearance.
 
  CANADIAN IDOL - CTV - 2004
  Lightfoot coaches the final 6 contestants as they perform his songs in a 2 episode special edition of the highly rated program. Songs performed by the contestants were Early Morning Rain; Rainy Day People; Sundown; The Way I Feel; Song For A Winter's Night and If You Could Read My Mind.
 
NATIONAL NEWS - CTV - 2004
  Yet another Canadian Idol feature on Lightfoot.
 
FOUR STRONG WINDS - CMT - 2005
 A look at Canadian singer-songwriters with a rather bland segment on Lightfoot, saved only by all too brief, yet illuminating comments from Bruce Cockburn and Jim Cuddy. No music or interview with Lightfoot. The backdrop was mostly Reno concert footage.
 
 
 LIVE 8 - CTV - 2005
Lightfoot appears at the Canadian Live 8 concert, performing Restless; If You Could Read My Mind and Let It Ride solo. He also appeared on stage for the finale of Neil's Young's Rockin' In The Free World and Oh Canada. Some great backstage footage also, including Lightfoot chatting with Neil Young prior to Young's appearance.
 
SHAKIN' ALL OVER - CBC - 2006
A look at Canadian music from the 60s, that traces the evolution of a young industry with stories from such artists as Gordon Lightfoot, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Lighthouse, Steppenwolf and The Guess Who, in harmony with a younger generation of stars (including Barenaked Ladies, Blue Rodeo and Sloan) who reveal the impact some of these earlier songs and songwriters had on their music. The Lightfoot segment includes an interview pieced together with archival footage of Canadian Railroad Trilogy, Did She Mention My Name and Early Morning Rain.
 
STAR! DAILY - SYN - 2007
After his CHUM 50th anniversary performance in Toronto, Lightfoot is interviewed, mainly discussing his discovery through playing Early Morning Rain in clubs along Yonge Street in the mid 1960's.
 
NEWS MORNING - CBC Newsworld - 2007
An interview conducted in Lightfoot's home regarding the recent issue by Canada Post of the "Lightfoot" stamp.
 
THE HOUR - CBC - 2008
On the eve of the Massey Hall series, Lightfoot sits down to chat with George Stroumboulopoulos.

MANSBRIDGE ONE ON ONE - CBC - 2009
Lightfoot is interviewed by CBC news anchor Peter Mansbridge as he is about to embark on his Orillia and Toronto concerts.

GEORGE STROUMBOULOPOULOS TONIGHT - CBC - 2011
Again as Massey Hall approaches, Lightfoot sits down with George Stroumboulopoulos for a wide ranging chat, including the recent death of Terry Clements, which elicits some insightful comments from Lightfoot.

CONNECT WITH MARK KELLY - CBC - 2011
Kelly talks to Lightfoot about his longevity and mortality.

HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA: GAME DAY - CBC - 2012
Lightfoot reminisces about his early days playing hockey, listening to games on the radio before TV as cuts from All Live play in the background.

CANADA AM - CTV - 2012
Interviewed at his home, Lightfoot is asked about Massey Hall, family, mortality, awards and where he is now at this point in his career.

16 X 9 - GLOBAL - 2012
Lightfoot is featured with an interview done at his home in June. Lightfoot ended the interview with a great line, saying, "When I leave this place (earth), I'm gonna leave a clean campsite!".

GREY CUP HALFTIME SHOW - TSN - 2012
Lightfoot performs an abbreviated Canadian Railroad Trilogy.

THE NATIONAL - CBC - 2012
Lightfoot practices guitar and watches a Raptors game while being interviewed in a piece that aired following the Grey Cup.

LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON - NBC - 2013
Lightfoot, between tour dates, makes the trip to New York and performs If You Could Read My Mind with the full band. Also, I'd Rather Press On was performed for web broadcast only.

CBS SUNDAY MORNING - CBS - 2013
Lightfoot segement with interviews taped in Orillia.

ET CANADA - GLOBAL - 2014
Lightfoot discusses his upcoming Canadian tour.

CONVERSATIONS WITH DENISE - ZOOMER TV - 2014
Lightfoot discusses touring and his legacy with Denise Donlon.

KATIE - SYN - 2014
Lightfoot chats with Katie Couric and performs If You Could Read My Mind.

FOX NEWS - FOX - 2014
Lightfoot is interviewed by Fox News in July in New York.

MANSBRIDGE ONE ON ONE - CBC - 2014
In the lead up to Lightfoot's latest Massey Hall concert series, Peter Mansbridge sits down with Lightfoot at the famed venue. This is Lightfoot's 2nd time being featured on One On One.

BREAKFAST TV - CITY - 2016
Lightfoot in studio for a 10 minute chat covering the upcoming Massey Hall concerts and his new single.

YOUR MORNING - CTV - 2016
Lightfoot interviewed at home discussing the upcoming Massey Hall and Ontario concerts and his new single.


HOMETOWN HOCKEY - SPORTSNET - 2017
Lightfoot is pre-interviewed at his home by Ron McLean and Tara Slone for an upcoming episode from Orillia.

W5
  - CTV - 2017
Lightfoot is featured in a segment on the long running newsmagazine hosted by Lloyd Roberstson.