Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

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Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by jarkko » Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:49 pm

From Sharon:
In honor of Leonard’s birthday, I have posted on SoundCloud a new recording of the song, “Goodbye Stranger” that I wrote when Leonard passed away and that is part of the MAC exhibit in Montreal. I wrote it in hopes it would resonate with those who love his work.

It is free to anyone who wishes to listen or download. If you get a chance to hear it, I hope you like it.

All my best,
You will find it here: ... e-stranger

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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by Hartmut » Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:10 pm

Thank you!
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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by oldfriend28 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:21 am

So "touching". Most beautiful tribute. Thank you.
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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by dar » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:25 am

Beautiful Sharon. The references really resonate...especially the lalala at the end. Sincerely sung. Thank you for sharing the free download. Very kind.
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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by Cheshire gal » Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:04 am

Thank you Sharon for a very beautiful and poignant tribute to Leonard on what would have been his 84th Birthday. I am sure he is smiling down on you.
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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by B4real » Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:28 am

Thanks Jarkko, for posting this superb perfect offering from Sharon!

“Goodbye stranger, my old friend
Your words still speak to us,
Tracing the heart, the love, the loss ...”

Many thanks to you, Sharon .... simply exquisite!
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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by peter danielsen » Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:05 pm

Can we have the lyrics to this wonderful song?
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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by Jill in Cornwall » Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:59 pm

so beautiful ... thank you Sharon ... <3 <3 ...
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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by Mabeanie1 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:16 pm

This beautiful song was one of the (many) highlights of the Montreal exhibition for me. I am absolutely thrilled that Sharon has made it available to us.

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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by LisaLCFan » Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:54 am

Thank you to Sharon for such a lovely and heartfelt tribute.

I particularly like this line, which seems to me to sum up one of the main reasons why Leonard's works resonates with so many:

"To those who know the longing
You're really no stranger at all."
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Re: Sharon Robinson: "Goodbye Stranger"

Post by holydove » Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:02 pm

Thank you to Sharon for this perfect offering - very soul-stirring & poignant.

Endless sorrow, endless love...
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