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by Hartmut
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Bird on a Wire Tribute by David Lynch in Greece: video
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: Bird on a Wire Tribute by David Lynch in Greece: video

Thanks. I like it.

I'm surprised, though, by the lack of backwards voices and dancing little people in the video ...
by Hartmut
Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Holding It Together
Replies: 79
Views: 1769

Re: Holding It Together

I've only had time for a quick listen, but I like it!
by Hartmut
Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums
Replies: 397
Views: 18622

Re: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums

This is a very long thread ... Has someone already mentioned Emmylou Harris' excellent version of "Absent Mare": "Ballad of a Runaway Horse"? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLnncuskFhc Leonard wrote this about it: "Thank you for singing that song of mine. You brought it to a place I could never get...
by Hartmut
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums
Replies: 397
Views: 18622

Re: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums

Hartmut wrote:
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:54 pm
The line "working for the Yankee dollar" is a quote from the Andrews Sisters song "Rum and Coca Cola" (1945).
For the sake of accuracy: I suspect that phrase has been in use well before the "Rum and Coca Cola" song.
by Hartmut
Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums
Replies: 397
Views: 18622

Re: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums

B4real wrote:
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:27 am
Hartmut, so nice to see your smiling face again!
Thanks, Bev! - Yes, it's been a long time since we were active in the same thread.
by Hartmut
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums
Replies: 397
Views: 18622

Re: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums

Hi Vickie, Although in this first song, there was that weird segue into a couple lines about rum. What was that all about? It's a musical joke: The line "working for the Yankee dollar" is a quote from the Andrews Sisters song "Rum and Coca Cola" (1945). So LC decided to use a few more lines from tha...
by Hartmut
Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Important Announcement (advance thread, now locked)
Replies: 113
Views: 15880

Re: Important Announcement in August/September

Athnuachan wrote: But no, I trust Jarkko not to sound excited about anything in poor taste!
Good point!
by Hartmut
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: News
Topic: Important Announcement (advance thread, now locked)
Replies: 113
Views: 15880

Re: Important Announcement in August/September

I hope they don't trot out a hologram ...

Maybe they will use his voice from tape - or even video footage?

Elvis did some concerts recently ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CdY0JXIaWU
by Hartmut
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Rolling Stone News on Leonard Cohen
Replies: 113
Views: 62675

Re: Rolling Stone News on Leonard Cohen

Thank you!
by Hartmut
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2018 in Budapest
Topic: Budapest Event, 3-5 August, 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1192

Re: Budapest Event, 3-5 August, 2018

Thank you, Eva.
by Hartmut
Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 154
Views: 44811

Re: Bench updates

Yay!
by Hartmut
Thu May 18, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Nick Cave on Leonard Cohen
Replies: 1
Views: 677

Re: Nick Cave on Leonard Cohen

Thank you. Or more appropriately: Muchas gracias.

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