Chelsea Hotel Plaque

This is a temporary section for the 75th birthday present threads (do not post here anymore)
User avatar
A.Sukitu
Posts: 254
Joined: Sun Feb 03, 2008 4:34 pm
Location: exiled from Scotland

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by A.Sukitu » Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:59 pm

Dick -
I've sent via paypal too to you. ("never stop ... de da da da, de doo doo doo ...).
Lovely idea.
Really appreciate your co-ordination!
"You let me sing, you lifted me up, you gave my soul a beam to travel on. ... You gave the injury a tongue to heal itself."
Leonard Cohen in Book of Mercy (1984) Ch. 19.
UrPal
Posts: 353
Joined: Fri Sep 17, 2004 7:43 pm
Location: Manchester
Contact:

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by UrPal » Mon Jun 29, 2009 3:35 pm

Dick wrote: UrPal --- don't in any way shape or form expect LC to show up for the unveiling..
thanks for comments anyway!

Cheers
dick

No, I wouldn't expect him to turn up either. It's easier for a band to turn up to such an event than a loner anyway (as there is at least safety in numbers to protect you from overzealous fandom :D). And, apart from that, LC has "shown up" already to over a hundred gigs to thank his fans for their lifetime of support, so he has already done enough on that front. In the context of Michael Jackson's death, I was listening to a BBC correspondent the other day saying how Jackson's announced 50 date tour due to have taken place around now would have been an impossible undertaking for a man much younger than Jackson's fifty years never mind him. In agreeing to myself how crazy the 50 date tour sounded, I was reminded just what an effort a certain 74 year old must have made to be there every night promised over the last couple of years. Continuing good health to the man.
User avatar
Actually
Posts: 459
Joined: Thu Nov 13, 2008 12:01 am

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by Actually » Mon Jun 29, 2009 3:49 pm

Hey,

I'd love to contribute, I just don't know which option to chose, since I'm from Germany and there are only "ebay-Artikel", "Andere Waren" or "Dienstleistung". That means either things bought off ebay, things bought somewhere else or some piece of service.
If anyone could tell me, if it would be ok to check the service option, I'd really appreciate it.

Regards,
Nico

***Dienstleistung will be OK!!! / Jarkko***
User avatar
joyezekiel
Posts: 404
Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:11 pm
Location: Magnolia, Texas USA (ex UK)

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by joyezekiel » Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:41 pm

Hey Dick,

I've just sent my $10. My name is Joy Ezekiel and although I'm British I've lived in the USA for some time now, so I guess you can put me down as Magnolia, Texas.....

Thanks.
1976 Leicester 2008 London O2/Cardiff 2009 NYC/Austin/Weybridge/Nashville 2010 Ghent x 2/Las Vegas x 2 2012 Ghent x 2/Austin/Montreal/Quebec City/Boston x 2 2013 Memphis/New Orleans/Winnipeg/Birmingham/London O2/Amsterdam/Auckland
User avatar
Susy
Posts: 1147
Joined: Sat Jun 20, 2009 8:51 pm
Location: Switzerland

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by Susy » Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:18 pm

Hello Mr. Dick ,It is such a suberb idea to honour OUR MAN with the Chelsea Hotel Plaque ,and I would love to participate with $ 20.- ,but I always pay with cash or via Post Office and so I can not send money via Pay Pal (no Credit Card).
Please let me know if its possible to send money cash. If its possible please let me know an (yours?) address ,and please be patient with my poor english writing.....would love to hear from you .....Thank you ! Susanne Harlacher - Switzerland
Susy
User avatar
mippie
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Mar 01, 2009 8:53 pm
Location: Århus ,Denmark

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by mippie » Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:37 pm

Thanks Dick - this is such a lovely initiative. I hope that many members will participate - and would like to recommend Paypal to other european members.

Mippie
User avatar
Kenadian
Posts: 125
Joined: Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:28 am
Location: Kitchener, ON Canada

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by Kenadian » Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:05 pm

Awesome! Just sent $20 for myself and my daughter.

Cheers,
Ken(adian)
2008: Kitchener|Hamilton x2|Toronto x3|Montreal x2|2009: New York|Detroit|New York x2|Hamilton|Kingston|Ottawa x2 |Colmar|Vienne|Nimes|Philadelphia|New York MSG)|Cleveland|Nashville|2010: Sligo x2|Lisbon |Caen|Grenoble|Strasbourg|Marseille|Tours|Lille|Victoria|Vancouver|Oakland x2|Vegas x2|and more.
User avatar
leonardmtl
Posts: 366
Joined: Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:57 pm
Location: Cambridge, MA

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by leonardmtl » Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:31 pm

Dick,

I have, with great humility, sent along my contribution to this brilliant initiative.

Is the intent to have an unveiling on September 21?

Ceremony?

Meet up?

Leonard from Montreal
We're all on one road....we're only passing through....

1967 Montreal / 2008 Toronto/ 2009 New York Beacon /Boston 2x /New York MSG / Chelsea Hotel Plaque Celebration /San Jose / 2010 Las Vegas 2x / 2012 Montreal 2x /Boston 2x
User avatar
dick
Posts: 1185
Joined: Wed Sep 11, 2002 10:21 pm

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by dick » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:31 pm

Do not know yet what kind of hanging/unveiling cerermony we will do, but will certainly post anything here as it develops.

Susy - I have pm'd my address to you for mailing cash. That will be fine.

Dick
swan13
Posts: 72
Joined: Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:40 am
Location: Northern Ireland

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by swan13 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:02 am

Dick

Wonderful idea and thanks for organising. Donation sent just now by Paypal.

Liz
"Should've got in the car"
User avatar
Womanfromaroom
Posts: 1024
Joined: Thu Oct 11, 2007 7:25 pm
Location: Germany

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by Womanfromaroom » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:31 pm

Thanks, Dick! Just made my payment! :razz:
@ Actually: Paypal suggests that you may choose "service" for every purpose which cannot be specified otherwise... Which is what I did!
Last edited by Womanfromaroom on Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.
"You thought that it could never happen / to all the people that you became"...
Love Calls You By Your Name
User avatar
Kiwi56
Posts: 105
Joined: Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:19 pm
Location: Insel Usedom, Germany

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by Kiwi56 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:36 pm

Hi Dick,
so a great idea!!! Thank you!! I've just made my payment, think it will take 3-4 days.
2008 Lörrach,Oberhausen,2009 Dublin, 2010 Stuttgart, 2012Verona
Bill's Bar
Posts: 162
Joined: Thu Jul 31, 2008 11:41 am

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by Bill's Bar » Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:27 pm

Hi Richard

I've sent my $10 via PayPal.

Tony Curran
Ireland.
2008: Dublin 14/6, Lucca 27/7,Munich 6/10, Bournemouth 11/11, London 13/11 ,Paris 24/11.
2009: Quebec 21/5, Ottawa 26/5, Dublin 19/7,Venice 3/8, Barcelona 21/9, Nashville 5/11, St.Louis 7/11, San Jose 13/11
2010: Sligo 31/7,1/8.
User avatar
dick
Posts: 1185
Joined: Wed Sep 11, 2002 10:21 pm

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by dick » Tue Jun 30, 2009 4:44 pm

Thanks Tony and congratulations -- your contribution got us to the $500 plateau.

Thanks again to all!

Keep 'em coming :D

Dick
User avatar
Anne R
Posts: 52
Joined: Wed Jul 03, 2002 5:12 pm
Location: Norway

Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Post by Anne R » Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:59 pm

Thanks a lot for organizing this Dick! I'll send the money as soon as I have set up my Paypal account.

Anne R

1976 Oslo | 1979 Oslo | 1985 Oslo x 2 | 1988 Oslo | 1993 Oslo | 2008 Manchester, Oslo, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Helsinki | 2009 New York, Langesund, Barcelona
1976 Oslo | 1979 Oslo | 1985 Oslo x 2 | 1988 Oslo | 1993 Oslo | 2008 Manchester, Oslo, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Helsinki | 2009 New York, Langesund, Barcelona | 2010 Oslo, Helsinki, Las Vegas x2 |2012 Helsinki, (Verona)| 2013 Oslo
Locked

Return to “Leonard Cohen 75 years (September 21, 2009)”