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by blueporch
Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:36 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: And Jesus was a sailor...
Replies: 9
Views: 14879

Re: And Jesus was a sailor...

The song was written about the harbor in Montreal -- that's where Suzanne's "place by the river" is. Overlooking the harbor there's a "Sailors' Church," Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours, and the church makes clear that Jesus is also considered a sailor because he walked upon the water. I have this from a f...
by blueporch
Sat Apr 25, 2009 4:44 am
Forum: The North American Tour 2009
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: Seattle, April 23
Replies: 42
Views: 24601

Re: CONCERT REPORT: April 23, Seattle

The concert was sublime, as always. We didn't get "Closing Time" or "Lullaby," but we did get "Sisters of Mercy." "Who By Fire" was breathtaking. I had wavered about whether to snag some front-row tickets, which seemed to escalate in price every time I checked, and finally got a grip and didn't. But...
by blueporch
Fri Apr 17, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: The North American Tour 2009
Topic: Seattle front row available - less than face value
Replies: 8
Views: 1447

Re: Seattle front row available - less than face value

I'm confused -- can you give more of a hint on how to find this "secondary ticketing site"? Thanks!
by blueporch
Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:21 pm
Forum: The North American Tour 2009
Topic: CONCERT REPORTS: Oakland, April 13, 14 and 15
Replies: 79
Views: 41033

Re: CONCERT REPORTS: Oakland, April 13, 14 & 15

I have to say I found this show disappointing. Not LC -- he was fabulous as usual. But the audience! Granted we had poor seats -- row SS. But about five songs in, four people next to us just got up and left! They never came back. Four people in the row ahead also left at the end of the first set, an...

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