Gordon Lightfoot biography to be published in September

Gordon-lightfoot.jpgGordon Lightfoot at his home in Toronto in August of 2016. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/Canadian Press)

Lightfoot, a biography on Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, is coming this fall.

Music journalist Nicholas Jennings is writing the book, which will be available on Sept. 26, 2017. Publisher Penguin Canada says Jennings "has had a long-standing relationship" with the legendary Canadian folk musician for nearly two decades.

The biography will include input from family, friends, musical greats and industry insiders.

Throughout his storied career, Lightfoot has won multiple Juno Awards and was inducted into the New York-based Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012.

Jennings follows Lightfoot from his early days in songwriting to touring concert halls around the world.

With files from the Canadian Press

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