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A Painter Passing Through

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Released  May 1, 1998
A Painter Passing Through (1998)  Harmony (2004)
Release date  1 May 1998
Label  Reprise Records
Length  37:28
Artist  Gordon Lightfoot
Producer  Gordon Lightfoot
Genre  Folk music
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Recorded  1996-1997 at Grant Avenue Studio, Hamilton, Canada
Similar  East of Midnight, Cold on the Shoulder, Old Dan's Records, Endless Wire, Did She Mention My Name?

A Painter Passing Through is the nineteenth original album by Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot, released in 1998 on Reprise Records. It was his first album of original music in five years after Waiting for You, which had been his first since 1986's East of Midnight. Well-known record producer Daniel Lanois makes a guest appearance on the album. A Painter Passing Through is a live studio album.


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Track listing

All compositions by Gordon Lightfoot, except where noted.

  1. "Drifters" - 3:27
  2. "My Little Love" - 4:08
  3. "Ringneck Loon" - 4:14
  4. "I Used to Be a Country Singer" (Steve McEown) - 3:16
  5. "Boathouse" - 4:13
  6. "Much to My Surprise" - 3:42
  7. "A Painter Passing Through" - 3:55
  8. "On Yonge Street" - 4:27
  9. "Red Velvet" (Ian Tyson) - 2:37
  10. "Uncle Toad Said" - 3:29


  • Gordon Lightfoot – vocals, six, twelve and high-string guitars
  • Terry Clements – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Daniel Lanois – electric and mando-guitars
  • Bill Dillon – electric guitar, guitorgan
  • Wendell Ferguson – electric guitar
  • John Lewis – electric guitar
  • Doug Johnson – steel guitar, dobro, pedal steel guitar
  • Pee Wee Charles – pedal and steel guitar
  • Mike Heffernan – synthesizer, keyboards
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Barry Keane – drums, percussion
  • Lisa Logan, Lisa Winn, Bob Doidge – backing vocals
  • Willie P. Bennett – harmonica
  • Songs

    2My Little Love4:12
    3Ringneck Loon4:16


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