I'M NOT SAYING
A string section is overdubbed
on this track.
RICH MAN'S SPIRITUAL
not released as a single, the track released on the Mono version of the
Lightfoot! album is a different take, with minor lyric differences.
not an album cut, the single version is actually a re-recording.
The song was originally recorded in Nashville, but for the single, it
redone in New York. The Nashville track is a bit looser with GL letting
go with some country style "hoots." Both of these songs can be found on
the Bear Family imports as bonus tracks.
verses are edited out of the single mix. This was done possibly to
the song and perhaps to also remove some of the lyrics that might give
radio programmers trouble. It was banned in Detroit and elsewhere just
the same. It received a lot of airplay in Canada however.
The single mix has piano,
strings and tambourine parts added.
ME AND BOBBY
single mix has a piano part included in the first verse and the
are more prominent in the mix throughout.
IF YOU COULD
READ MY MIND
Harmony vocal included.
This mix is also used for the Gord's Gold album.
instrumental following the second verse is edited out on the single
It goes directly to the third verse. Hard to understand the logic
of that decision, as that instrumental break really kicks the song
into the last verse. Since the song is only 3 minutes long to
with, it couldn't be a question of time.
solo between the first chorus and the second verse has been cut in
On the album version they repeat the section for a total of 8 bars, but
on the single mix it is shortened to 4 bars. Also, the steel
to be mixed a little louder before the repeat of the chorus near the
However, for the WEA Gold Standard single reissues in the 80's, the
is restored to its full album length.
OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD
single of the "Wreck" is shortened by 31 seconds from the album
To accomplish this the solo at the end of verse 6 is cut in half and
fadeout at the end is also curtailed. As with "Race", the single is
to full length on the Gold Standard reissue.
single has Lenny Castro's percussion higher in the mix. This mix
was also used for the CD release. The original mix of Morning Glory
appears as the B side to the single for Stay Loose. So there are
actually two different mixes of Morning Glory on two different
With the issue of the single mix on the CD release, the rarest Morning
Glory mix would now be the original vinyl LP mix (same as the B side of
Stay Loose single).
is the B side to Morning Glory. This mix is edited down to 3:39
the album's 4:05, by removing the chorus after the 2nd verse and going
directly to the guitar solo. And there's more. The 2nd
"Somebody found my heart string" instead of "touched my heart string"
inserted as the first chorus, but reverts to, "Put some wood on the
right now" instead of "flame in the old hot stove" at the end of the
Confused? What it boils down to is that they got very creative
the razor blade in coming up with the remix on this B side.