Street busker likes Cohen

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Geoffrey
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Street busker likes Cohen

Postby Geoffrey » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:41 am

I recently came across a travelling street busker. Near a little cardboard box into which one could drop a few coins was a display of three different albums available for purchase. They seemed quite professionally produced. The price was 120 krones for one, 200 krones for two, or all three for 250 krones. I bought only one out of mere curiosity, because the other two CDs didn't appear to have any of Cohen's songs, while this one had no less than four.
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Re: Street busker likes Cohen

Postby Dan33185 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:19 am

Likes Dylan as well it looks like, looks interesting.
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Re: Street busker likes Cohen

Postby Geoffrey » Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:37 am

Dan33185 wrote:Likes Dylan as well it looks like, looks interesting.
indeed. i have converted the files to .mp3.
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Re: Street busker likes Cohen

Postby John Etherington » Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:07 pm

Perhaps he should change his name to Lenny Krone?!
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Re: Street busker likes Cohen

Postby martali » Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:03 pm

One Man Band Gee Gee Kettel doing Cohen. Oslo, Norway, Sept.1st 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... ctWTG2Du_o

:)

and Gee Gee Kettel paying his rent in the Tower of Song:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=413694232013640
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in dublin's fair ciity...

Postby sebmelmoth2003 » Fri Sep 25, 2015 11:46 am

Hallelujah’

Sat, Sep 19, 2015, 01:01

First published:

Sat, Sep 19, 2015, 01:01

A chara, – Any chance that Dublin City Council might introduce a ‘Hallelujah’ tax on Grafton Street and oblige any busker who wants to mangle Leonard Cohen’s song to pay €150 euro (€100 unamplified)?

It could greatly help expand their repertoire. – Is mise,

BILLY Ó hANLUAIN,

Kimmage,

Dublin1.

Sat, Sep 19, 2015, 01:01

First published:

Sat, Sep 19, 2015, 01:01


http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/lette ... -1.2357119

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