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by Hartmut
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Live performances & YouTube clips
Topic: Melbourne 1980 - The Don Lane Show
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: Melbourne 1980 - The Don Lane Show

Thanks, Bev!

"Strange rituals, badges, and rings". He really was a prophet.
by Hartmut
Mon Mar 22, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Songs of Love and Hate - 50th anniversary article
Replies: 6
Views: 579

Re: Songs of Love and Hate - 50th anniversary article

> Famous Blue Raincoat,’ is a reflection on his betrayal by a former lover, Marianne Ihlen, and a male friend. > > Really?? That's new to me as well. But I assume Michael Posner has reasons to say so ... Leonard himself said this (as you probably know): "The problem with that song is that I've forgo...
by Hartmut
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: New Songs & Rarities
Topic: Leonard singing "O Christmas Tree" ("O Tannenbaum")
Replies: 6
Views: 2991

Re: Leonard singing "O Christmas Tree" ("O Tannenbaum")

I really like singing both those songs in German because of how the words flow in that language for them. Plus they were first written and sung in it so it’s good to honour that tradition. These are good reasons. I learnt German and French at high school I'm impressed by the school system down unde...
by Hartmut
Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: New Songs & Rarities
Topic: Leonard singing "O Christmas Tree" ("O Tannenbaum")
Replies: 6
Views: 2991

Re: Leonard singing "O Christmas Tree" ("O Tannenbaum")

Glad to hear that, Bev!

I didn't know that you speak (or at least sing) German. Frohe Weihnachtszeit also!
by Hartmut
Wed Dec 16, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: New Songs & Rarities
Topic: Leonard singing "O Christmas Tree" ("O Tannenbaum")
Replies: 6
Views: 2991

Leonard singing "O Christmas Tree" ("O Tannenbaum")

In my ongoing effort to make this a tradition: Here's Leonard singing "O Tannenbaum" ("O Christmas Tree").

https://clyp.it/4f1oiyni?token=3be541fa ... 44e2cec568

(Based, of course, on a few lines of the song "Non, je ne regrette rien" he sang during a TV interview.)
by Hartmut
Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Live performances & YouTube clips
Topic: from "ooh bah ooh" to "do dum, dum dum..."
Replies: 4
Views: 2038

Re: from "ooh bah ooh" to "do dum, dum dum..."

Very interesting and funny and surprising, Bev!
by Hartmut
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 25 Years of The Leonard Cohen Files
Replies: 35
Views: 3486

Re: 25 Years of The Leonard Cohen Files

Congratulations, Jarkko! And thank you!
by Hartmut
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Happy Birthday, Jarkko!!
Replies: 20
Views: 1882

Re: Happy Birthday, Jarkko!!

Indeed: Happy Birthday, Jarkko!
by Hartmut
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: Sylvie Simmons' new album "Blue On Blue"
Replies: 0
Views: 1394

Sylvie Simmons' new album "Blue On Blue"

Sylvie Simmons - author of many things, among them the biography "I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen" - has announced her second album, "Blue On Blue", out August 14th. Here's a short background story: https://americansongwriter.com/sylvie-simmons-transforms-from-author-to-artist-with-new-music...
by Hartmut
Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Performing Leonard's First Album in Full!
Replies: 4
Views: 1269

Re: Performing Leonard's First Album in Full!

To get a few more views, you could post your videos on the Facebook page "I need a regular dose of Leonard Cohen" (https://www.facebook.com/groups/leonardcohencafe). - There is an open mic project for cover versions going on at the moment. - Or maybe you already know that.

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