Gordon Lightfoot Songs

Given the clue, name the titles of these Gordon Lightfoot songs
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1970- Inspired by divorce, #5 on Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the U.S. in 1971, first of Gord's singles to appear on U.S. charts
If You Could Read My Mind
1974- A Hard Loving Woman had Gord feeling mean, Only of Gord's singles to reach #1 on U.S. Billboard Hot 100
Sundown
1975- Last of Gord's singles to reach #1 on Billboard Easy Listening chart, They always seem to know when it's time to call
Rainy Day People
1976- About a 1975 event that occurred on the big lake they call Gitche Gumee , #2 on US Billboard Hot 100
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Written by Gord in 1964- Appeared on Gord's debut album "Lightfoot" in 1966, re-recorded for 1975 "Gord's Gold", Artists including Ian and Sylvia, Peter, Paul, and Mary, The Grateful Dead, Elvis Presley, and Neil Young have also released recordings of this song
Early Morning Rain
1967- Describes the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, re-recorded for 1975 "Gord's Gold", Has been covered by John Mellencamp among others
Canadian Railroad Trilogy
1968- The song for which Gord's third album was named, "It's so nice to meet an old friend and pass the time of day And talk about the home town a million miles away"
Did She Mention My Name?
Written by Gord and recorded by Gord in 1971, more famously released by Anne Murray in 1972
Cotton Jenny
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Title song of Gord's 1975 album, "And you know that we get a little older every day"
Cold on the Shoulder
First released in 1968 on "Back Here on Earth" album, a ballad about a woman who roams the hillsides above the town for years waiting for her lover to come home
Bitter Green
1974- The song's name comes from the name of Arizona State Route 74 north of Phoenix, #10 on US Billboard Hot 100
Carefree Highway
1980- Ships of the line, ships of the morn Some who wish they'd never been born They are the ___________
Ghosts of Cape Horn
1978- So pass the jar and that old guitar in this ______________
Hangdog Hotel Room
Written by Gord, Marty Robbins version was #1 on US Country singles charts in 1965, "____________ over me Since my true love walked out the door Tears I never had before ____________ over me"
Ribbon of Darkness
Named after an island on the Georgian Bay of Lake Huron, "She's a good old ship and she'll make the trip From the lee of _____________"
Christian Island
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Nov 2, 2015
I need to get my old Gordon Lightfoot CDs out. Thanks for the quiz.