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by Rob
Tue Mar 16, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Art
Replies: 8
Views: 3175

HLart,
you have made a lot of women out there very envious!
by Rob
Mon Mar 15, 2004 12:51 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Leonard Cohen Tribute Concerts In Brighton - May 2004
Replies: 51
Views: 15997

Brighton concert.

Hi Joe,
I read your posting at 9 am today, and called the box office at 9.30 to book my ticket, you certainly convinced me!
Rob.
by Rob
Sun Mar 07, 2004 12:09 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The analysis of "The Captain"
Replies: 78
Views: 43122

The captain

There are similar lines in "Night comes on". We were fighting in Egypt when they signed this agreement that nobody else had to die Ther was this terrible sound and my father went down with a terrible wound in his side he said, try to go on take my books, take my gun and remember my son son how they ...
by Rob
Tue Mar 02, 2004 5:10 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: The analysis of "The Captain"
Replies: 78
Views: 43122

The captain, the soldier and Freud on desolation row

(With apologies to Bob Dylan) "It's all right ma, I'm only bleeding" the captain he cried there was a terrible sound as he went down with a terrible wound in his side "I hope that Sigmund Freud comes by befre I finally die I think he could explain to me the very reasons why the soldier deserted me, ...
by Rob
Fri Feb 06, 2004 1:55 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen
Replies: 0
Views: 756

Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen

By chance I caught "Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen" on radio 4 last night. It is a comedy act he did at the Edingborough fest. An affectionate look at Leonards life, songs and Smiths own comedy intermingled. Worthwhile listening to part two next week, 11pm (GMT) uk radio 4. He is taking the show t...
by Rob
Sat Jan 24, 2004 6:53 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: "new work"
Replies: 2
Views: 1288

jarkko wrote:"Never any good" was not released before it was used on "More Best of".
"The Great Event" is an experimental work he created while he lived on Mt Baldy, also previously unreleased.
thanks for that, my collection is complete!
Rob
by Rob
Wed Jan 21, 2004 11:45 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: "new work"
Replies: 2
Views: 1288

"new work"

some time ago I bought the "best of, vol2" because it had two songs that I was not familiar with, namely "Never any good" and "The great event". On the back of the cd is pictures of the original cd's they come from, these are apparently from a disk called "New work". To my knowledge this has never b...
by Rob
Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:22 pm
Forum: Live in London, Dear Heather, The Essential Leonard Cohen, Ten New Songs
Topic: alexandra leaving
Replies: 13
Views: 10678

Jurica, thanks for the link...Reading the original poem helped a lot :) Kieron, i agree that this song deals with loss and grief... but i'm not really sure how just yet..i'll have to think about it a little more To me this means a man who has been in this situation before, he knows that the woman h...

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