Tag Archives: Leonard Cohen

“I have tried in my way to be free” -Leonard Cohen (1934-2016)

Arlo had just drifted off to sleep when I received word that Leonard Cohen, one of my favorite musicians, had passed away at the age of 82. And, now, I’m just laying here beside my son, in the dark, listening to Songs of Hate quietly while he sleeps. I don’t know that it’s Cohen’s best […]

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Regrets of Genesis

In a sign that I may not have been completely out of my mind when I opted to spend all of our available money on Leonard Cohen tickets, instead of starting a college fund for Clementine, I stumbled across the following note, left by a WFMU disk jockey, on a website that I check from […]

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Leonard Cohen’s father-in-law

My post a few minutes ago about Leonard Cohen reminded me that I’ve never posted footage here of Wally George, the father of actress Rebecca De Mornay, to whom Cohen was engaged for several years. So, here goes… If, after that, you’re dying for more Wally George, check out this episode of his show, Hot […]

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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen is going to be at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on May 9. As I haven’t been to a show since before the Ramones started dying, I’m finding the idea kind of terrifying, but I’m thinking about going.

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