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Leonard Cohen dead at 82

#1  Postby Shrunk » Nov 11, 2016 1:52 am

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#2  Postby scott1328 » Nov 11, 2016 1:55 am

In other cases to say "Hallelujah" would seem inappropriate...
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#3  Postby Macdoc » Nov 11, 2016 2:02 am

sniff :waah: :whine:

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#4  Postby Blip » Nov 11, 2016 6:52 am

Oh no.

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#5  Postby Weaver » Nov 11, 2016 8:19 am

2016 can fuck off any goddamn time now.
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#6  Postby Animavore » Nov 11, 2016 8:35 am

I called this a couple of weeks ago when I heard the above song. His latest album reminds me of Bowie's last. It was clearly a swan song.
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#7  Postby Weaver » Nov 11, 2016 8:42 am

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#8  Postby Animavore » Nov 11, 2016 8:49 am

Prophetic?

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Re: Leonard Cohen dead at 82

#9  Postby Blackadder » Nov 11, 2016 8:51 am

A bad week just got worse. Somehow the passing of cool intelligent talent two days after the election of an ignorant gibbering dork sums up the madness that we are living in. Sad times indeed.
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#10  Postby crazyfitter » Nov 11, 2016 11:03 am

Blackadder wrote:A bad week just got worse. Somehow the passing of cool intelligent talent two days after the election of an ignorant gibbering dork sums up the madness that we are living in. Sad times indeed.


Yes indeed Blackadder, very well put.

Back in 1969/70ish I bought Songs of Leonard Cohen and Songs From a Room, and spent many hours in my cold bedsit listening to them. I still have them boxed up somewhere in the loft. Just this last month I've listened to Dance Me to the End of Love, A Thousand Kisses Deep, Closing Time and I'm listening to Boogie Street as I write this.

A sad day indeed.
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#11  Postby THWOTH » Nov 11, 2016 12:23 pm

Darn it. :(
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#12  Postby Scot Dutchy » Nov 11, 2016 12:29 pm

C'est la vie.
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#13  Postby zoon » Nov 11, 2016 1:45 pm

scott1328 wrote:In other cases to say "Hallelujah" would seem inappropriate...

It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah.
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Re: Leonard Cohen dead at 82

#14  Postby Shrunk » Nov 12, 2016 1:33 am

Blackadder wrote:A bad week just got worse. Somehow the passing of cool intelligent talent two days after the election of an ignorant gibbering dork sums up the madness that we are living in. Sad times indeed.


He apparently died on Monday, and it was not announced until three days later. So he mercifully never had to live under a Trump presidency.
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