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by scocoh
Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 98560

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

. . So as not to interfere with the bench discussion and updates, I am following up on mnkyface's idea and have started a separate thread to lobby google to make Leonard the subject of the google doodle for his birthday. Please direct any discussion of the google doodle here: http://www.leonardcohen...
by scocoh
Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Leonard Birthday google doodle
Replies: 8
Views: 5298

Leonard Birthday google doodle

. . Hi all, On the 'How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday' thread, it was resolved to aim for the building and placement of a bench on Hydra. Yesterday in that thread, mnkyface had a great idea of asking the Google folks to honor Leonard's 80th by making him the subject of the 'google doodle' for...
by scocoh
Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 98560

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

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Inside that quote in that post, Liz:

proposals@google.com

Let's do this, folks. :idea:
by scocoh
Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:37 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 98560

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

. . Fantastic idea, Monk-E !! :D How can Google users/the public submit ideas for doodles? The doodle team is always excited to hear ideas from users - they can email proposals@google.com with ideas for the next Google doodle. The team receives hundreds of requests every day so we unfortunately can'...
by scocoh
Thu May 29, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 98560

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

Just to inform you that the current Mayor of Hydra who supported our bench project finally lost the elections yesterday by a very short margin. So Hydra has a new Mayor. I don't know if this will have any consequences for our project. As Dem said, current mayor lost for only 23 votes and new one wi...
by scocoh
Fri May 23, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 98560

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

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[chuckle]...The possibilities are nearly endless: "Is This What You Wanted?" :lol:

--"Sincerely, L. Cohen"

--"And I'll yield to the flood of your beauty"
by scocoh
Fri May 23, 2014 2:24 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 98560

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

. . A bench is a wonderful idea. It works for all-- It's something we can give Leonard that he doesn't have to keep at home or find space for; It's something the fans can enjoy the use of while being happy it was a gift for him; It's something other people can be intrigued by and perhaps look into L...
by scocoh
Tue May 20, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Where is our 2016 Event??
Replies: 71
Views: 17376

Re: Where is our 2016 Event??

dublin is one of the most exciting and culturally sophisticated cities in the world a city steeped in history architecture poetry music theatre and literature with more galleries museums and theatres than you could shake a stick at.. and of course combined with all the former delights you have the ...
by scocoh
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Music You're Listening To
Replies: 441
Views: 114399

Re: Music You're Listening To

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The Overmountain Men is a band/side project of Avett Brothers bassist Bob Crawford with David Childers and Robert Childers.

Here's a song called 'Angola', about the Angola Prison Rodeo ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angola_Prison_Rodeo )

http://youtu.be/6NtBpg23REs
by scocoh
Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Pacific Music
Replies: 3
Views: 910

Re: Pacific Music

. . Thanks, Kush. btw-- Here's a song Foa'i wrote in English for the movie "The Legend Of Johnny Lingo" (the movie is about a castaway boy who loves an outcast girl - when he is banished he vows to return to her one day. The full movie is on youtube. It's kind of clunky and amateurish in parts but i...
by scocoh
Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:18 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: Pacific Music
Replies: 3
Views: 910

Re: Pacific Music

. . Te Vaka is a New Zealand band made up of members from Tokelau, Tuvalu, Samoa, Cook Islands and New Zealand and led by Opetaia Foa'i . They are very popular across the Pacific and their concerts get pretty big in Samoa, Hawaii and other populated places. They've played all over the world, so thos...
by scocoh
Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Come Healing - a wedding song?
Replies: 9
Views: 5747

Re: Come Healing - a wedding song?

. . Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. It seems to me you are over-thinking this. You love the song and want it in your wedding . Once you feel that you've made a fairly good decision, there is no reason to worry about how this or that person might feel during that 3 minutes. Unless you are h...
by scocoh
Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Pacific Music
Replies: 3
Views: 910

Pacific Music

. . . Wherein I will be occasionally posting music by artists we listen to in various places in the Pacific. This is not in any way meant to be a definitive catalog or history -- just various good stuff or things which can give people an idea of what is or has been popular or music/artists which peo...
by scocoh
Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: R.I.P. Jesse Winchester
Replies: 5
Views: 1475

Re: R.I.P. Jesse Winchester

Rest In Peace.

Always loved this song:

http://youtu.be/AXxt79bxKHk
by scocoh
Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Songs You Wish Another Artist Would Cover
Replies: 7
Views: 4783

Songs You Wish Another Artist Would Cover

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Is there a Leonard song which you wish another favorite artist would cover? Do you have a good match of Artist-Leonard Song?

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