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by Tony Crosbie
Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: World tour or not 2012
Replies: 118
Views: 24732

Re: World tour or not 2012

I have no doubt he will, lonndubh. In the meantime Heck Of A Guy ( Allan Showalter) has posted the following link http://1heckofaguy.com/2012/03/21/itali ... in-verona/ - fingers crossed for lift off.
by Tony Crosbie
Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: World tour or not 2012
Replies: 118
Views: 24732

Re: World tour or not 2012

I was only thinking myself lonndudh that word will surely be forthcoming very soon as to whether the Licence being sought has been granted or not. I would be very hopeful that it will be granted. Am scanning the papers here daily for news.
by Tony Crosbie
Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: 'Going Home' - One Of His Best
Replies: 6
Views: 2859

'Going Home' - One Of His Best

For me, and I suspect for many 'Dear Heather' was not up there with the best of Leonard's Albums. However with 'Old Ideas' Leonard Cohen has given us a gem of an album. I listen to the album daily since I purchased it at the end of January 2012 and each song on the album is a joy to listen to. Now, ...
by Tony Crosbie
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Amen
Replies: 9
Views: 1795

Re: Amen

Oh God.
by Tony Crosbie
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:14 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: World tour or not 2012
Replies: 118
Views: 24732

Re: World tour or not 2012

Ireland and Leonard Cohen has a nice ring to it don't you think.
by Tony Crosbie
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Dublin
Replies: 14
Views: 2393

Re: Dublin

What is going on here? Hot Press Magazine has reported that an application has been made to the appropriate authorities for a Licence to enable Leonard Cohen to play in the grounds of The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin where he performed in 2008. To my knowledge it has not been confirmed that Le...
by Tony Crosbie
Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:10 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: World tour or not 2012
Replies: 118
Views: 24732

Re: World tour or not 2012

Allan Showalter (Heck of a Guy) has a post on Facebook saying that Hot Press Magazine are reporting that an application for a Licence has been made to the appropriate authorities for Leonard Cohen to perform in August/September 2012 at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham where I saw him perform in 2008. I...
by Tony Crosbie
Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: I am very sorry ....
Replies: 22
Views: 3608

Re: I am very sorry ....

Just to let you know Ine, I was most definitely not upset. My God the entire album was available for download, prior to release, from NPR.
by Tony Crosbie
Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Listen to "Banjo"
Replies: 40
Views: 9143

Re: Listen to "Banjo"

Have read somewhere that this song was inspired by Hurricane Katrina. I think it was in a review by Barry Egan in the Irish Sunday Independent.
by Tony Crosbie
Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Old Ideas release date in Ireland Friday 27th!!
Replies: 25
Views: 3669

Re: Old Ideas release date in Ireland Friday 27th!!

I telephoned my local record shop to-day having ordered the album some time ago from them. They confirmed that they have it in stock and I can collect it to-morrow morning. That will do, nicely.
by Tony Crosbie
Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:58 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: World tour or not 2012
Replies: 118
Views: 24732

Re: World tour or not 2012

When questioned on 'A Tour' in Paris recently promoting the new album 'Old Ideas' Leonard said - it is in his mind.
by Tony Crosbie
Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Leonard Cohen in Paris "Old Ideas"
Replies: 44
Views: 10847

Re: Leonard Cohen in Paris "Old Ideas"

Thank you Ine and Maarten for the very informative reports from Paris.
by Tony Crosbie
Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: The New Yorker streams "Going Home" and prints the lyric
Replies: 67
Views: 12155

Re: The New Yorker streams "Going Home" and prints the lyric

I love to speak with Leonard - he's a sportsman and a shepherd - he's a lazy bastard - living in a suit.

Up there with some of the best lines he has ever written.
by Tony Crosbie
Fri Jan 13, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: disappointment with the man and his music
Replies: 32
Views: 4652

Re: disappointment with the man and his music

You go your way Brian4muza - you'll be on your own.
by Tony Crosbie
Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Old Ideas - UNCUT Album of the Month
Replies: 17
Views: 5711

Re: Old Ideas - UNCUT Album of the Month

Thank you John and Natalie.

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