L.C. Song Hunt

General discussion about Leonard Cohen's songs and albums
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by B4real » Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:17 am

Good morning, Rachel :)
There's a bit of kismet going on here because this song was on my mind before I read your question :o

But you called me and I folded
like you knew I'd do
You called my ace, my king, my bluff
Okay, you win, enough's enough

~ Never Any Good
It doesn't have to be perfect, it just has to B4real ~ me
Attitude is a self-fulfilling prophecy ~ me ...... The magic of art is the truth of its lies ~ me ...... Only left-handers are in their right mind!
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by holydove » Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:30 am

Steven & Bev, you are both correct! :D

And I love that kismet thing, Bev - it does seem to happen now & again, doesn't it!!

Steven, I also thought "poker face" referred to an impassive expression, so I agree with what you said about smiling being more of a "bluff", & that's what made me think of the verse in Never Any Good! :)
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by B4real » Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:34 am

Thanks Rachel, that was a quick answer and seeing that I'm still here and have a question already prepared, if Steven doesn't mind I'll ask this -

Now can you please name a song about inadequacy?

(Yeah, kismet, serendipity is a strange and interesting phenomenon, isn't it ;-) )
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Attitude is a self-fulfilling prophecy ~ me ...... The magic of art is the truth of its lies ~ me ...... Only left-handers are in their right mind!
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by holydove » Tue Aug 11, 2015 3:25 am

No worries, Ruth! Language can be a tricky thing, & we all get things a little confused now & then. . .It certainly wasn't meant as criticism - just clarification.

It's good to have you in the game!! :)

Editing: this was a reply to Ruth's post, which is now gone, but I guess I'll leave my reply anyway. . .
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by uncleerwinone » Tue Aug 11, 2015 3:31 am

Thank you Rachel,
that is so sweet- just what the doctor ordered.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Steven » Tue Aug 11, 2015 4:55 am

Hi uncleerwinone,

Missed the now deleted post, so I can only conjecture by the posts by you and holydove (the two posts
immediately before this one) what it was about. No criticism was intended whatsover. And, as holydove
said, "It's good to have you in the game!! :) " Thanks for the enjoyable question.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Steven » Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:12 am

Hi B4real,

Is the song "Heart With No Companion"?
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by B4real » Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:40 am

Sorry Steven, I can see where you’re coming from but I have another song in mind.
The narrator of this song says he was inadequate or ineffective or pretty much hopeless or useless.
He says this sixteen times in the song and those words are repeated in the song title.
It doesn't have to be perfect, it just has to B4real ~ me
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by uncleerwinone » Tue Aug 11, 2015 4:25 pm

Is this one good enough: "Never Any Good"
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by B4real » Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:50 am

It sure is adequately good enough, Ruth :D
I had that song in my mind and ready for my next post when I answered Rachel’s question. Interesting bit of kismet :)
Over to you now!
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by uncleerwinone » Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:40 am

Thanks Bev,
Hi Steven, since you lost out on your win the last time with me, here is your chance to take over the game if this is right with you.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Steven » Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:39 am

Hi uncleerwinone,

Thanks, but will pass on asking a question at this time. Please go right ahead if you like. If not, I'll try to
ask one tomorrow if there isn't one in place. I appreciate the courtesy. :D
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by uncleerwinone » Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:59 pm

No problem Steven.

LC is not a stranger when it comes to domestic chores. Please name 2 songs mentioning this activity.
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by Steven » Wed Aug 12, 2015 6:59 pm

Hi uncleerwinone,

Could the songs be "Democracy" and "Night Comes On"?

"Democracy" has these lines:
from the homicidal bitchin'
that goes down in every kitchen
to determine who will serve and who will eat.

"Night Comes On" this one:
We were locked in this kitchen
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Re: L.C. Song Hunt

Post by uncleerwinone » Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:33 pm

Hi Steven,

your location is very suitable for the activities I have in mind.
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