Either he’s joined the likes of Chuck Biscuits, Abe Vigoda, and Johnny Depp on the celebrity death hoax list, or it’s truly sundown for Gordon Lightfoot.
The Net is currently lighting up with reports that the iconic Canadian singer-songwriter has passed away.
Close friend and fellow Canadian legend Ronnie Hawkins has been quoted as saying that Lightfoot died Wednesday night at the age of 71.
But before you go putting on a black armband, reaching for the Crown Royal, and cueing up “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”, keep in mind that more than one celebrity has been incorrectly reported dead on the Web in recent months. In other words, until it’s confirmed, there’s a very real possibility that Lightfoot, whose career spans six decades, is currently ice fishing on Lake Gitche Gumee.