Gordon Lightfoot is not wired

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Gordon Lightfoot will not respond to texts. He doesn't have a cellphone. He doesn't even have an email account.

What he does have is an assistant in an office in Toronto who handles all that for him. Lightfoot says he goes to the office every day and his assistant tells him what's going on with the Internet.

Fans can contact Lightfoot the old-fashioned way: by coming up and talking to him. He says he's happy to chat for a few minutes to anyone who stops him on the street, and fans often spot him at the gym that's near his office.

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