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Gordon Lightfoot and Alex Trebek on CBC teen dance show in 1963

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Gordon Lightfoot is the "folksinging guest" on CBC's teen dance show, Music Hop. In this brief clip, host Alex Trebek talks to the aspiring singer-songwriter about the rise in popularity of folk music, and Lightfoot's plans to record his own compositions.

Medium: Television
Program: Music Hop
Broadcast Date: Nov. 21, 1963
Host: Alex Trebek
Guest: Gordon Lightfoot
Duration: 00:47
This clip has poor audio.

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