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by Hartmut
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums
Replies: 331
Views: 13242

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: 331
Views: 13242

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: 331
Views: 13242

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 in August/September
Replies: 79
Views: 7912

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 in August/September
Replies: 79
Views: 7912

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: 112
Views: 61189

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: 5
Views: 875

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: 147
Views: 42789

Re: Bench updates

Yay!
by Hartmut
Thu May 18, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Nick Cave on Leonard Cohen
Replies: 1
Views: 652

Re: Nick Cave on Leonard Cohen

Thank you. Or more appropriately: Muchas gracias.
by Hartmut
Wed May 10, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums
Replies: 331
Views: 13242

Re: Along the way ... Discovering Leonard's Albums. continued...

B4real wrote: About Jazz Police
The usual Star Trek theme song is here
Huh. I never made that connection. - Is this well known for everybody but me?
by Hartmut
Mon May 08, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: The Leonard Cohen voice
Replies: 2
Views: 772

Re: The Leonard Cohen voice

its4inthemorning wrote: the song (which I liked a lot)
I do, too.
by Hartmut
Sat May 06, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Along the way... Discovering Leonard's albums
Replies: 331
Views: 13242

Re: Along the way ... Discovering Leonard's Albums. continued...

its4inthemorning wrote: Here is a video from a 2010 concert in Wiesbaden in which Leonard commits the unthinkable--he forgets the second line of So Long, Marianne.
Thank you! - I've been looking for this for a long time; but came to the sad conclusion that no video footage of that performance exists.

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