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Hec
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Interviewer?

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I think a good choice for interviewer would be Mark Lawson from Front Row.
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INTERVIEWER - PAUL GAMBACCINI

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I would just love to hear Gambo asking LC about that line in The Future - "Give me crack and anal sex".

Mark Lawson - as the young folk these days say - totally rocks.

David
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The Ogre cannot master speech.
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Post by Diane »

Welcome to the forum, Hec! Are you a new fan of Leonard, or an old timer?

Pete, I know this has nothing whatever to do with Leonard Cohen, but if it is repeated, I highly recommend Around The World in 80 Treasures. Dan Cruikshank is a sterling presenter.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Around_the ... _Treasures

(Looking at that link, I missed more episodes than I saw.)

Hope you've enjoyed the sunny holiday weekend up in Matlock.

Diane
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Post by Hec »

Thanks for the welcome. I listened to Leonard Cohen's music as a teenager in the Seventies. I rediscovered him about two years ago. It has been interesting to see how his music progressed over the years. I never subscribed to the school of thought that Cohen's music is depressing or is "music to slit your wrists to".His music can be soothing, thought provoking, and humourous.
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Post by Diane »

Honnoria is a striking name! You have reminded me that I didn't listen for some years either. I bought I'm Your Man and The Future both at the same time, around 1995. Yes, his music is all those things you mention, and not at all depressing, although I think much of it is expressive of sadness (that is not a negative statement).

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Post by hydriot »

It probably seems a strange suggestion, but I think Jeremy Paxman. While he does have a reputation as a fierce inquisitor of politicians, there is a softer side to him. He was the one who did that remarkable extended interview with J K Rowling, another (understandably) reclusive creator. He asked very pertinent enquiring questions without ever going so far as to pry ... and even got her to read a single sentence from the then-unpublished fifth book.
“If you do have love it's a kind of wound, and if you don't have it it's worse.” - Leonard, July 1988
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Re: Interviewer?

Post by sebmelmoth2003 »

paul gambaccini pays tribute to leonard - from 20 minutes approx into programme.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001v9gy
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