Sundown
Gordon Lightfoot

Sundown, you better take care
If I find you been creeping
Round my back stairs

1974
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1974 for one week
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from Gordon Lightfoot's tenth studio album, Sundown (1974)
  • the biggest hit single for Gordon Lightfoot
  • written by Gordon Lightfoot
  • "Sundown" was written about Lightfoot's then girlfriend, Cathy Smith, who later became known from her involvement with actor/comedian John Belushi at the time of his death in 1982
  • on the record:
         Gordon Lightfoot- vocals, 12-string guitar
         John Stockfish- bass
         Red Shea- lead electric guitar
         Terry Clements- lead acoustic guitar
         Jim Gordon- drums
  • produced by Lenny Waronker
  • recorded at Eastern Sound Studios, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Reprise Records label
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