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Re: 2008 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Postby Roy » Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:49 am

MTV NEWS uploaded their June 14, 1993 interview with Leonard Cohen to youtube on November 17, after learning about Leonard's passing. It's 28 minutes long.

Wow! This is the interview that was used in the 2008 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony's video intro for Leonard Cohen that aired on VH1 Classic, which is owned by MTV. Listen closely:

01. MTV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgTV0mEoiWU

02. MTV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npNds3tduFM

03. 2008 Rock Hall Leonard Cohen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9IZfiHEgd8

LEONARD COHEN’S THEORIES ON LIFE, DEMOCRACY, AND THE FUTURE
A 30-MINUTE UNCUT 1993 INTERVIEW WITH THE SONGWRITER, FROM ‘120 MINUTES’

JESSICA HOPPER
11/18/2016

http://www.mtv.com/news/2956084/leonard ... 0-minutes/

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On November 7, legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died in his home in Los Angeles. As Molly Lambert wrote earlier this week, “Cohen’s songs preach about the pleasure in sadness and the underlying sadness of all pleasure. He located firmly in the reality of the everlasting present.” His gifts will continue to give long beyond his passing. Here is a 30-minute uncut interview that Cohen did for 120 Minutes in 1993. His wit, wisdom, and incisive sense of humor are all on display, as ever, as he reflects on life, democracy, his influence, and the future.
LEONARD COHEN | HALLS OF FAME
The Official Halls of Fame Biographies of Leonard Cohen
http://www.leonardcohenhallsoffame.blogspot.com
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Re: 2008 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Postby Roy » Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:21 pm

The In Memoriam video at the 2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony started with Leonard Cohen and ended with Prince. Leonard Cohen's Boogie Street played throughout.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaBMOTLCnMM

3 hours and 30 minutes in

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaBMOTLCnMM&t=12623s
LEONARD COHEN | HALLS OF FAME
The Official Halls of Fame Biographies of Leonard Cohen
http://www.leonardcohenhallsoffame.blogspot.com
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Re: 2008 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Postby Roy » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:36 am

It's only Rock 'n Roll - Boldly ranking every Rock Hall Inductee

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/ ... defin.html

138. Leonard Cohen

Working as a writer for most of the 1950s and 1960s, Cohen became a folk singer in the late 1960s. His minimalistic, yet impactful style would produce several noteworthy albums and songs, including “Hallelujah.” His lyrical themes and musical style would go on to influence future folk artists, noise-rock enthusiasts and indie musicians.
LEONARD COHEN | HALLS OF FAME
The Official Halls of Fame Biographies of Leonard Cohen
http://www.leonardcohenhallsoffame.blogspot.com

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