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  • 2bAnon (4163 posts)
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    Leonard Cohen

    The Old Revolution

     

    The Partisan

     

    Waiting for the Miracle

     

     

     

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  • djean111 (5611 posts)
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    1. I have always always loved Leonard Cohen.

    Thank you!

    • *Obligatory disclaimer - when I say "Democratic Party" I mean the DNC - the Clintons and the un-elected people and the consultants and the lobbyists and the corporations who actually run things.  The people who work and vote and are registered as "D" are no more the actual party than Trekkies are Star Trek.   Extra credit - the Democratic Party gets to actually fuck up your life. When you vote for it.
    You think the only reason that people won't vote for a warmongering Third Way fracking-enabling cluster bomb throwing H-1B increasing lying pandering corporate and Wall Street shill who says she has no problem putting abortion rights on the table is because we are mad about Bernie?  Um, nope.
    • 2bAnon (4163 posts)
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      2. Your Welcome.. some of these I haven't heard before: Waiting for the Miracle

      incredible  wow.

       

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      • djean111 (5611 posts)
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        4. I don't know if you are familiar with "Everybody Knows" –

        http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/leonardcohen/everybodyknows.html

        Everybody knows that the dice are loaded
        Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed
        Everybody knows that the war is over
        Everybody knows the good guys lost
        Everybody knows the fight was fixed
        The poor stay poor, the rich get rich
        That’s how it goes
        Everybody knows
        Everybody knows that the boat is leaking
        Everybody knows that the captain lied
        Everybody got this broken feeling
        Like their father or their dog just died

        Everybody talking to their pockets
        Everybody wants a box of chocolates
        And a long stem rose
        Everybody knows

        …..

        And everybody knows that it’s now or never
        Everybody knows that it’s me or you
        And everybody knows that you live forever
        Ah when you’ve done a line or two
        Everybody knows the deal is rotten
        Old Black Joe’s still pickin’ cotton
        For your ribbons and bows
        And everybody knows

        And everybody knows that the Plague is coming
        Everybody knows that it’s moving fast
        Everybody knows that the naked man and woman
        Are just a shining artifact of the past
        Everybody knows the scene is dead
        But there’s gonna be a meter on your bed
        That will disclose
        What everybody knows

        Song was released in 1988, and was true then, and true now.

        I love Cohen, and I love Bob Dylan.  Kinda sappy here, but – truth and beauty.

        • *Obligatory disclaimer - when I say "Democratic Party" I mean the DNC - the Clintons and the un-elected people and the consultants and the lobbyists and the corporations who actually run things.  The people who work and vote and are registered as "D" are no more the actual party than Trekkies are Star Trek.   Extra credit - the Democratic Party gets to actually fuck up your life. When you vote for it.
        You think the only reason that people won't vote for a warmongering Third Way fracking-enabling cluster bomb throwing H-1B increasing lying pandering corporate and Wall Street shill who says she has no problem putting abortion rights on the table is because we are mad about Bernie?  Um, nope.
        • Jan Boehmermann (4453 posts)
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          5. Yes! My favorite!

          :-D

        • 2bAnon (4163 posts)
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          7. Indeed! Let me see if I can find that puppy..

          Here’s a recent version with, interesting instrumentation  graphics

          But I’m looking for the one with the Wainwrights, Mcgarrigle sisters, et al.

          if I find it, I’ll post it here..

           

           

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          • djean111 (5611 posts)
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            10. Thanks!

            • *Obligatory disclaimer - when I say "Democratic Party" I mean the DNC - the Clintons and the un-elected people and the consultants and the lobbyists and the corporations who actually run things.  The people who work and vote and are registered as "D" are no more the actual party than Trekkies are Star Trek.   Extra credit - the Democratic Party gets to actually fuck up your life. When you vote for it.
            You think the only reason that people won't vote for a warmongering Third Way fracking-enabling cluster bomb throwing H-1B increasing lying pandering corporate and Wall Street shill who says she has no problem putting abortion rights on the table is because we are mad about Bernie?  Um, nope.
          • Jan Boehmermann (4453 posts)
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            11. That's my favorite ! Couldn't find it!

            Thanks! :-D

            • 2bAnon (4163 posts)
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              12. can't any of them. I only found Rufus doing everybody knows, which is cool,

              but I want the one all of them with Leonard.  I wonder if it’s the film?

               

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  • Jan Boehmermann (4453 posts)
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    3. His Voice is a lot differnt in his earlier stuff…

    • 2bAnon (4163 posts)
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      6. yes.. age does have an impact on things like the voice..

      but he’s still got it going on.. more dynamic with age.. :)

       

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      • Jan Boehmermann (4453 posts)
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        8. I like his NEW sound…… deeper…more gravitas!

        I didn’t realize that he’s 81 years old!

         

        • 2bAnon (4163 posts)
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          9. Exactly..!

           

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        • BlueAK (1815 posts)
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          13. Did you watch the second season of True Detective?

          They used Leonard Cohen’s “Nevermind” for the theme song.  I’ve been a big fan since about 1968.

          https://northernvisions.smugmug.com/