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From Roscoe

Postby jarkko » Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:04 pm

To my dear friends and well-wishers:

First, I would like to thank many who have written, sent messages, and even gifts over the past few days. I cannot begin to tell you how grateful I am to have received the many kind thoughts and prayers. No one could ever dispute that the Leonard Cohen community of fans is the most thoughtful, considerate, and yes, involved community of any... certainly any I have ever had the pleasure to know. The concern shown regarding my health in the last few days has touched me deeply, and I am very moved by the show of affection.

After undergoing a battery of tests at Jewish hospital in Louisville, KY, I'm happy to report that the results of the exams were very good, and I'm in fine health other than suffering from exhaustion and dehydration.

The upshot is, I am fine, a return to full health is already underway, and I was delighted to be back on stage with my friends last night in Wallingford, Connecticut. Thank you again, dear friends for the kind thoughts and your heartfelt concern. I look forward to seeing you down the road soon.

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Re: From Roscoe

Postby holydove » Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:27 pm

Thank you for posting that Jarkko & thank you to Roscoe for such a sweet & thoughtful message!

And to our Dear Roscoe,

I'm so glad to hear that you are in good health, & I was so happy & relieved to see you back on stage last night in Wallingford! I saw your stand-up base on the stage while waiting for the concert to begin, & I took that as a promising sign. And when you walked onto the stage, I yelled out, "Yay, Roscoe!", but since I am kind of shy, I probably didn't yell loud enough for you to hear me. But please know that my heart leapt with joy at the sight of your beautiful presence, & at the very welcome return of the brilliant sound of your bass & singing.

We love you & need you, so please take care of yourself, rest as much as you need to, & drink lots of water & tea!

Hope to see you again, in full health, very soon.

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Re: From Roscoe

Postby MaryB » Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:33 am

Thank you Jarkko for posting this.

Thank you for letting us know the particulars of your illness. Soooo glad to hear that you are feeling much better. Your presence was sorely missed in Louisville. PLEAZZZZZ take care of yourself.
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Postby B4real » Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:50 am

Thanks Roscoe and Jarkko for that info. So glad to see the "glue" that holds the band together is recovering its strength!
jarkko wrote:I look forward to seeing you down the road soon.

and ..... ahem .... Roscoe, ah, just how far down "under" the road soon are you travelling ;-)
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby sue7 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:34 am

Thanks, Jarkko and Roscoe. It's great to know that Roscoe is back and well.
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby BEATRIZ SALLES » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:08 am

Thanks Jarkko for posting Roscoe's words.

Roscoe, thank you for your message. Please take care.
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby basecamp » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:23 am

Thanks Roscoe for your touching words! Glad you're back!
Keep on rocking!
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby nizor » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:24 pm

Thanks Jarkko for posting.

So glad you are feeling better Roscoe, take care of yourself.

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Re: From Roscoe

Postby POZEST » Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:40 pm

Rest well and keep yourself up my friend.
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby bettyvercauteren » Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:05 pm

:D Dear Roscoe,
Thank you for your kind words,
take good care of yourself,
take enough rest,
drink a lot of water,
and keep on rocking :!:
big hug from

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Re: From Roscoe

Postby sharon.e » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:42 pm

Glad you had a Jewish doctor examine every inch of you and clear you to get back on stage :-)
Take very good care,
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby mary emma » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:35 pm

Dear Roscoe,
I’m so glad you are feeling better! And hope to see you playing in Europe soon.
Normally when I’m feeling ill, my doctor prescribes me “one Cohen a day”, when it’s bad “three Cohen a day” (I think an overdose would do as well) and when it’s really very bad “a ticket a week”… I asked social security in Belgium, but they don’t refund anything of that :shock: ... I wonder why? Laws should be changed… :lol:
Your prescription is take a rest from time to time, drink lots of water or tea and keep on rocking. Take care!
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby ladydi » Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:46 am

Take care...stay's so good to see you back. xoxo
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby Caren » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:52 am

What a lovely message. Thank you Roscoe. Stay well and take care.
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Re: From Roscoe

Postby anny » Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:37 am

thank yoy jarkko for posting this message
thank you roscoe for your heartwarming and touching words!
proud to be part of this community roscoe

take care roscoe follow your diet striktly pls

take care everybody

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