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by merton
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Tom Petty's Refugee
Replies: 0
Views: 157

Tom Petty's Refugee

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=you ... 6G7smsItQg

Powerful version of Tom Petty's song

All the best,
merton

It is worth investigating the Lampedusa Cross if you are unfamiliar with it.
by merton
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard introduces Jennifer Warnes Munich 1987
Replies: 4
Views: 427

Re: Leonard introduces Jennifer Warnes Munich 1987

Hi, Perhaps this recording is not new to most, or maybe the understandable excitement around Montreal has buried this but I think Leonard's intro from about one minute 30 sec. to 7.00 is classic. The entire recording is worth listening to but most certainly the first seven minutes, but I might be wr...
by merton
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard introduces Jennifer Warnes Munich 1987
Replies: 4
Views: 427

Leonard introduces Jennifer Warnes Munich 1987

Hi,

Getting to know how to use a smart phone. Hopefully this arrives. Stumbled across this a few minutes ago and I don't think it has been posted previously. Enjoy.

All the best,
merton

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=23cJ98Fn4hU
by merton
Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Between Your Love and Mine - Requiem in Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 2858

Re: Between Your Love and Mine - Requiem in Ireland

Hi, Congratulations to John and crew. Great interweaving of Leonard's music and words, primarily from Book of Mercy. It led to an intense and paced evening, where attention to to musical interpretation and the spoken word heightened the beauty of Leonard's work. Hope to go again on Friday. All the b...
by merton
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Teaching Zen’s Ten Oxherding Pictures through Leonard Cohen’s “Ballad of the Absent Mare”
Replies: 1
Views: 630

Teaching Zen’s Ten Oxherding Pictures through Leonard Cohen’s “Ballad of the Absent Mare”

Hi,

Apologies if a link to this article has already been provided:

https://doi.org/10.16995/ane.131

I hope all is well. It's nine years this month since Leonard began that wonderful European tour. What memories.

All the best,
merton
by merton
Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Two Articles from First Things
Replies: 0
Views: 441

Two Articles from First Things

Hello,

Apologies if these articles have appeared elsewhere on the forum:

https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusi ... -alchemist

https://www.firstthings.com/blogs/first ... st-haunted

All the best,
merton
by merton
Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: News
Topic: The Poet and the Shepherd, by Joshua Boettiger
Replies: 0
Views: 416

The Poet and the Shepherd, by Joshua Boettiger

Hello,

An article from the current issue of Parabola:

https://parabola.org/2017/01/31/the-poe ... boettiger/


I hope that all who visit the forum are well.

All the best,
merton
by merton
Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:35 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Season's Greetings 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2077

Re: Season's Greetings 2016

Dear Eija & Jarkko, The end of the year and of an era. Many thanks Elja for your beautiful creation and to you Jarkko for the creation of this wonderful site which has housed what otherwise might be countless homeless Leonard fans. Happy Christmas ,Love and best wishes to all. Here's to the beginnin...
by merton
Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Has Passed Away
Replies: 692
Views: 95779

Re: Leonard Has Passed Away

Deepest condolences to Leonard's family and relatives on the loss of a human being so special and deepest gratitude for having lived in the era of Leonard Cohen's time on this earth. May you rest in peace Leonard. "There are some men who should have mountains to bear their names through time Grave m...
by merton
Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: You Want It Darker
Topic: Title song 'You Want It Darker'
Replies: 58
Views: 10651

Re: Title song 'You Want It Darker'

Hi, I've been gone so long I could hardly remember my password. So much happiness and sadness - Leonard Cohen's birthday and the new album and the death of Marianne. To all those who keep the forum going for people like me to join in on occasion many thanks. I haven't heard anything from the album -...
by merton
Thu Dec 24, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Happy Holidays, Friends
Replies: 33
Views: 6076

Re: Happy Holidays, Friends

Hi, As ever in this Christmas period profound thanks to Eija & Jarkko. A peaceful and relaxing Christmas to the moderators and all of us who connect in serious or casual way through the Forum. Advent - Patrick Kavanagh We have tested and tasted too much, lover- Through a chink too wide there comes i...
by merton
Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LC b'day greetings 2015
Replies: 112
Views: 9322

Re: LC b'day greetings 2015

Happy Birthday Leonard and continued good health.

All the best,
merton
by merton
Fri Jul 10, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: Music You're Listening To
Replies: 424
Views: 77119

Re: Music You're Listening To

Hi,

One of Bob Dylan's finest moments?

'Cross the Green Mountain (From Gods and Generals Soundtrack)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3XLL6ES2ro

All the best,
merton
by merton
Fri Jul 03, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Train songs
Replies: 22
Views: 2994

Re: Train songs

Hi, Just a few more to add courtesy of a brilliant collection of train songs and poems called Train Songs - Poetry of the Railway . http://www.amazon.co.uk/372/dp/0571217761 Thrilled to take this off the shelf once again. Train Song Tom Waits https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0T5Pn4yVb0 midnight spec...
by merton
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Train songs
Replies: 22
Views: 2994

Re: Train songs

Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Southern Pacific

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBG6Yi_q8Lw


Guy Clark - Desperados Waiting For A Train

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFb1lGMvS3I

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