What sort of music does Leonard Cohen play?

General discussion about Leonard Cohen's songs and albums
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AlanM
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Re: What sort of music does Leonard Cohen play?

Postby AlanM » Wed Jul 17, 2013 11:29 am

Answer #2:
LC writes very athletic lyrics - they are always running around in my head!
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Re: What sort of music does Leonard Cohen play?

Postby panjandrum » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:33 am

I finally resolved this delima in my iTunes library by making a new genre creatively named "Leonard Cohen" and sticking all his music there. Very few other artists are so difficult to stick into an existing genre. Sometimes artists bridge a genre or two or four, but how many are as unique as leonard? I sure can't find many examples.
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Re: What sort of music does Leonard Cohen play?

Postby joewro » Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:29 am

Thanks for your list, LisaLCfan - I agree with it, and looked for "rock" in vain - because I'm still wondering why he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! (I think it's because some NYC critic coined the term
"folk rock" to describe Dylan's songs, and after that anyone similar was lumped into that category. Are there any of his songs that anyone would describe as "rock & roll"?

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