The Other Leonard Cohen Album

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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby Phantom Stranger » Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:03 am

That is a great site you have going on there. Thanks for compiling these songs. :)
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby lightasabreeze » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:50 pm

Gosh, Thanks. I now have it on MP3 and CD. You made it so easy to do.
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby Mordy » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:33 pm

Fantastic - once again - thank you so much, Allen. Another real treat from the Heck of A Guy website. :D
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby surrender » Sun Feb 14, 2010 7:23 pm

Excellent!
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby Inne » Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:01 pm

Many thanks for this exclusive and exquisite "new" album !
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby balanced view » Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:53 pm

Thanks for this wonderful selection!
If i could ask your advice - I easily manged to download vol 1 but when I click the link for Vol 2 it stays on 'processing download request' and after a while 'no servers available'
I have tried for a couple of hours without success and wondered if this is likely to be a temporary blip.
Again many thanks
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby Undertow » Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:03 am

This should tide me over while waiting for the new album!

Thanks a lot :)
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby DrHGuy » Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:22 am

Downloads are working again: The second volume of the set (tolca2.zip) wasn't downloading because of a problem with MediaFire servers. As of this moment, it seems functional again. If problems with the downloads or files arise again, please send me a PM or zap a message my way at drhguy@1heckofaguy.com
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby osmachar » Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:59 pm

This is great!

Where do you get all this stuff? (and in good quality as well)
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby DrHGuy » Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:26 pm

by osmachar » Mon Feb 15, 2010 4:59 am
This is great!

Where do you get all this stuff? (and in good quality as well)



I desperately wish I could tell you I found a hidden cache of illicit Leonard Cohen recordings which I spirited out of an obscure Eastern European city in an episode replete with derring do and panache. The mundane truth is that there are batches of bootlegs of live performances which can be purchased and sometimes downloaded free - sans panache. My contribution is limited to putting a selection of these songs together in a (relatively) user-friendly package.

That said, some of the songs do have a specific provenance and have been the subjects of posts on my Heck Of A Guy blog in the past:

The new songs from the World Tour (Feels So Good, The Darkness, and Lullaby) are MP3s I extracted from videos of live shows. The MP3s of all the performances of those new songs are available on my blog at these links:

Puppets and Book of Longing are from a KCRW interview with Leonard Cohen and Anjani: http://1heckofaguy.com/2009/01/05/two-v ... f-longing/

Do I Have To Dance All Night (the 1976 version) is ripped from my own copy of the 45 rpm single released in 1976 and marketed only in Europe: http://1heckofaguy.com/2006/07/06/the-b ... ver-heard/

The other songs are taken from various bootlegs or downloads of live performances.
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby osmachar » Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:44 pm

Fabulous! Still amazed about the quality.

Thanks for doing all this work!
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby topsy turvey » Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:14 pm

DrHGuy you are a genius and so is my 16 year old son.He has just successfully downloaded new album onto cd disc.Do i have to dance all night is my favourite song.My dream is to hear leonard and his angels sing it live in Dublin.Hears hoping.
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby osmachar » Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:35 pm

topsy turvey wrote:DrHGuy you are a genius and so is my 16 year old son.He has just successfully downloaded new album onto cd disc.Do i have to dance all night is my favourite song.My dream is to hear leonard and his angels sing it live in Dublin.Hears hoping.


Can you ask the son how he did this? the download and copy to the MP3 player worked. But I couldn't burn it on CD - very odd.
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby topsy turvey » Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:46 pm

Osmacher,he says go into windows media centre click on burn cd.It will ask you to pick file you want to burn click on this.Hope this helps,good luck and happy listening.
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Re: The Other Leonard Cohen Album

Postby osmachar » Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:15 pm

Thank you! Will try.

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