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by birminghamfan
Wed Sep 09, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Best Leonard Cohen Biography?
Replies: 4
Views: 3624

Re: Best Leonard Cohen Biography?

I totally agree with Holydove - Sylvies biography is undoubtedly the best. The Ira Nadel biography ' Various Positions ' is very well written , but finishes in the second half of the nineties. One of the Jim Devlin books , think it's In Every Style of Passion , is also enjoyable and worth a read if ...
by birminghamfan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Hydra 2015: thank you, Friends!
Replies: 21
Views: 9788

Re: Hydra 2015: thank you, Friends!

Hi Jarkko , and a big thank you for a superb meet up on Hydra ! I had a great time , lovely to see old friends and make new ones , a lovely celebration of Leonards work , and the concert video was stunning !

Thanks again , best wishes , Steve
by birminghamfan
Thu Apr 09, 2015 2:52 pm
Forum: Related Artists
Topic: Sharon Robinson at Oran Mor, Glasgow- report
Replies: 7
Views: 2634

Re: Sharon Robinson at Oran Mor, Glasgow- report

A lovely show in Glasgow ! Sharon on excellent form , and more confident as the tour goes on. Bumped into one or two familiar faces from the Forum , really liked the venue , small and intimate in a delightful part of the city. Alexandra Leaving reminded me of the golden days of the Grand Tour , must...
by birminghamfan
Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: 2014 releases: Popular Problems & Live in Dublin
Topic: The Dublin live BluRay/DVD/3CD now announced
Replies: 148
Views: 94904

Re: The Dublin live BluRay/DVD/3CD now announced

The wonders of modern technology may help those of us who use iTunes ! Somewhere in iTunes , under the Windows tab I think , is a perfectly decent graphic equaliser. Much like some others here , I find Live in London a bit 'flat'. Go to the equaliser window , tick the box , play with the sliders and...
by birminghamfan
Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Happy Birthday, Leonard!
Replies: 206
Views: 51245

Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Happy Birthday , Leonard , and thank you Thank you for the pleasure your music has brought over the years , and the meaning and sometimes solace that your wonderful words have brought

Hope to see you again down the road one day , have a good one !

All the best wishes , Steve
by birminghamfan
Sat Sep 06, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: 2014 releases: Popular Problems & Live in Dublin
Topic: Another Popular Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 3409

Re: Another Popular Problem

I am reminded of the Austin Lounge Lizards , and ' Leonard Cohen's Day Job' ...

Best wishes to all , Steve
by birminghamfan
Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:53 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event in Dublin 2014
Topic: Thank you Dublin!
Replies: 23
Views: 12934

Re: Thank you Dublin!

Thank you for a wonderful weekend in Dublin ! I , and many others , had a superb weekend in the 'city of poets ' , it was my first event and I hope to come to many others. A big thank you too to Leonard , for his warmth and generosity to his fans. Thank you all again. Steve
by birminghamfan
Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Collectors' and Traders' Corner
Topic: Vine (Europe & UK) for Wellington NZ, Dec. 17 & 18
Replies: 13
Views: 4620

Re: Vine (Europe & UK) for Wellington NZ, Dec. 17 & 18

The discs arrived on Tuesday - thank you ! I will get to work copying them , probably at the weekend , and then will post them to the next man in the chain All good wishes Steve
by birminghamfan
Fri May 16, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: Collectors' and Traders' Corner
Topic: Vine (Europe & UK) for Wellington NZ, Dec. 17 & 18
Replies: 13
Views: 4620

Re: Vine (Europe & UK) for Wellington NZ, Dec. 17 & 18

Please add me to the list too ! Thanks to Henry , and to Fried too Will look forward to the recordings..
Thank you , Steve
by birminghamfan
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:18 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 99485

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

The RAH is busy on the night of the 21st Sept , but looks available on Sat 20th. Maybe not all crazy dreams are impossible ?

Steve
by birminghamfan
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:19 am
Forum: Collectors' and Traders' Corner
Topic: Europe/UK vine for some australian concerts
Replies: 28
Views: 9140

Re: Europe/UK vine for some australian concerts

I have copied the discs , and they were posted to Maarten about three days ago ! Hopefully they will arrive in Belgium soon ... cheers Steve
by birminghamfan
Sat Apr 05, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Collectors' and Traders' Corner
Topic: Europe/UK vine for some australian concerts
Replies: 28
Views: 9140

Re: Europe/UK vine for some australian concerts

Tim - thank you ! The discs arrived a couple of days ago , I will get to work , think Maarten is next on the list... cheers Steve
by birminghamfan
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Collectors' and Traders' Corner
Topic: Europe/UK vine for some australian concerts
Replies: 28
Views: 9140

Re: Europe/UK vine for some australian concerts

Please could I be added to this vine ?
Many thanks !! Steve
by birminghamfan
Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:20 am
Forum: TOUR 2013 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: Auckland, New Zealand – December 21, 2013
Replies: 39
Views: 35445

Re: CONCERT REPORT: Auckland, New Zealand – December 21, 20

Thought I would upload some photos from the last night in Auckland The show was superb " .. and especially tonight , ladies and gentlemen , we're gonna give you everything we"ve got..." A lively audience , fast to applaud , so Leonard didnt get a chance to flirt with Sharon , Hattie and Charley at t...

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