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Australian TV

Postby AlanM » Fri Jun 10, 2016 8:23 am

Attention Australian members - tomorrow (11th June, 2016) on SBS1 @ 8:35pm, RocKwiz Salutes The Legends.
"RocKwiz pays homage to the best music Canada has to offer, from Joni Mitchell to The Band and Leonard Cohen".
Sorry for the short notice.

Also I saw a "cover" of Hallelujah on the American TV show NCIS, with a couple of verses sung by one of the characters. Season 13; Episode 18. Didn't know where to post that info. Maybe someone already has.

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Re: Australian TV

Postby B4real » Sat Jun 11, 2016 12:12 am

Thanks Alan,

I'll check out RocKwiz tonight. You are the best TV guide on all things LC!
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Re: Australian TV

Postby Andrew (Darby) » Mon Jun 13, 2016 3:21 am

Hi Alan,

I really enjoyed that RocKwiz, though I usually do anyway. ;-)

Even though there were no apparent big LC fans amongst the four panelist competitors selected, I think the two musicians may have been more so inclined and there was a fair bit of focus on Leonard throughout the show anyway. I also thought that rendition of 'First We Take Manhattan' was as good as any you could wish to see (apart from Leonard's own). :D

It was also a nice touch that Julia finished with the "There's a crack in everything..." quote. 8)

Andrew :)
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