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by mara43
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: where to find all 7 verses of hallelujah?
Replies: 1
Views: 2260

where to find all 7 verses of hallelujah?

Trying to find a version on youtube where someone - anyone! - sings all 7 verses. Any ideas? Thanks!!!!
by mara43
Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: When,Where,And What Was The First LC Song You Heard?
Replies: 150
Views: 56979

Re: When,Where,And What Was The First LC Song You Heard?

as a very little girl...Suzanne, the cover by judy collins or neil diamond...my parents had them both on albums, not sure which one I heard first!
by mara43
Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: 5 favorite "lines"
Replies: 11
Views: 5206

5 favorite "lines"

This has probably been done a thousand times on this forum, but waiting for the bus this morning I was thinking about what my 5 favorite lines would be from cohen songs....heres a stab at it: "Bless the continuous stutter - of the word being made into flesh" "and when He knew for certain only drowni...
by mara43
Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The Window
Replies: 7
Views: 2489

Re: The Window

Found this on a wonderful piece written about The Window by someone named Doron Cohen - Doron quotes Leonard below: "I owe my thanks to the late Robert Hernshorn, who, many years ago, put into my hands the books of the old Persian poets Attar and Rumi, whose imagery influenced several songs, especia...
by mara43
Sun Sep 22, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The Window
Replies: 7
Views: 2489

Re: The Window

Hi John - My memory is failing me, lol! But Ive read that parts of The Window "oh chosen love oh frozen love oh tangle of matter and ghost" comes from a poem from a certain culture.....and why cant I remember...an old Arab poem? Greek? Let me go back and look on the web, I'm sure there is info.....w...
by mara43
Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:33 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The Window
Replies: 7
Views: 2489

The Window

Hi everyone - Im trying to figure out just how much of the Window comes from the poem (translated by Cohen) and how much are his own words....any idea?

Thanks! (I may have posted about this in the past, but lost all my old posts and log in info - had to start over)

Mara
by mara43
Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Lady Midnight - meaning?
Replies: 3
Views: 4632

Re: Lady Midnight - meaning?

hello b4real! Thanks for the welcome to the forum. You will see my user name has changed - having to do with problems re registering - so zaidagal is now mara43! I really enjoyed the links you sent. I especially liked the interpretation that had to do with creativity - that lady midnight is about so...
by mara43
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Lady Midnight - meaning?
Replies: 3
Views: 4632

Re: Lady Midnight - meaning?

Hello b4real! Thanks for your response. The links you sent are very helpful. I especially liked one interpretation - that the song is about his struggles with artistry and creativity. Trying to get it back. She is saying "you are done" - but in the end, when he "lets go" he gets it back. Anyway! My ...

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