Leonard Cohen

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Name: Leonard Cohen
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

50 Worst Canadian Songs Ever (Sorry, Because We're Polite)

Earlier this summer we proudly published HuffPost Music's 100 Best Canadian Songs but now it's time to talk about something far less patriotic: the worst of Canadian music.Like we said on the best list, our artists have been hitting above their weight ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dashwood: Ex-Glencore chairman Simon Murray mellows towards women in business

Simon Murray, who once suggested women are a risk to hire because they have a desire to get married and become pregnant, now claims to support boardroom equality. Is Simon Murray, Glencore’s fearsome former chairman, mellowing in his old age?Mr Murray, ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Old but Rocking!

LONDON: As anyone looking forward to 68-year-old Dolly Parton’s new album and world tour will attest, many musicians’ best work can come in later life — despite how obsessed the industry is with youth and the next big thing. Here, we take a look at some ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

A bittersweet memoir

So Long Marianne: A Love Storyby Kari Hesthamar (translated by Helle V. Goldman) ECW Press, 288 pages, $24.95 hardcover)It is no accident if the title of this book conjures up a familiar melody.It refers to Leonard Cohen's song from his 1967 debut album, ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The dignity of Peaches Geldof's husband, Thomas Cohen

At the inquest into Peaches Geldof’s death this week, her grieving husband told a candid tale of her drug addiction. Susannah Butter profiles the young musician raising their sons aloneCommitted father and son: left, Thomas and his little boy Phaedra; ... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hydra: The ideal place of inspiration and creation

- Hydra was one of the most significant cultural centres during the decade of the 50’s as it was a major meeting point of great artists both from Greece and from all over the world.Hydra owns its cultural signature to the Hydriot painter, Niko Xatzikuriakou- ... [Published PR inside - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Voices of Richard Burton and Dylan Thomas to be heard during musician's new tour

Keith James admits he's a lucky man – not only to make a career out of music but also to still be alive.The singer-songwriter will soon be heading out on a 50-date concert tour of Wales and England which is the result of a life-changing incident that ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Cuadrilla and British Geological Survey bond over love of Leonard Cohen in embarrassing leaked emails

“Everybody knows that the dice are loaded,” runs the opening line of Leonard Cohen’s famous 1988 hit. Those bitterly pessimistic words, green campaigners claim, could now be applied to the extraction of shale gas under Lancashire. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Heading down to Phoenix with a big bouquet of cactus – Leonard Cohen

Stumble out of bed, get ready for the struggle and join us! Tight guts are optional.I stumbled out of bedI got ready for the struggleI smoked a cigaretteAnd I tightened up my gutI said this can't be meMust be my doubleAnd I can't forgetAnd I can't fo ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

THAT’S HOW IT STILL GOES

Originally posted on Eléctrica in the Desert :Reblogged from Deconstructing Myths That’s how it goes Posted on October 30, 2013 by Jeff Nguyen (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Everybody knows that the boat is leaking  Everybody knows that the captain lied  ... [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Keith James brings Leonard Cohen's life and works to the Octogan...

Comments (0)IT is no easy task bringing the songs of the most “enigmatic, mysterious and sub textural songwriter the English speaking world has ever known” to the stage in your own show.But that’s what Keith James will do when he brings his Songs of Leonard ... [Published Western Gazette - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Playlist: Maeve Marsden

Maeve Marsden is one quarter and director of hit comedy-cabaret group Lady Sings it Better. The four women are known for taking on the music of men and rearranging and reimagining the songs, finding the sexist, bizarre and outright hilarious notes. A ... [Published Crikey Media - Jul 10 2014]

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50 Worst Canadian Songs Ever (Sorry, Because We... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 7 hours ago]
Do Know Why About Norah Jones [Published American Spectator - 20 hours ago]
Dashwood: Ex-Glencore chairman Simon Murray mel... [Published Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
Old but Rocking! [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 26 2014]
A bittersweet memoir [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jul 26 2014]
How to Disrupt Unemployment [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 25 2014]
500 Protest Plan To Bulldoze Roma Housing Estat... [Published XpatLoop.com - Jul 25 2014]
The dignity of Peaches Geldof's husband, Thomas... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Miners' Strike: Silver Berk [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 25 2014]
Artistic genius has used Microsoft Paint to rec... [Published JOE.ie - Jul 24 2014]
Hydra: The ideal place of inspiration and creation [Published PR inside - Jul 24 2014]
Voices of Richard Burton and Dylan Thomas to be... [Published Wales Online - Jul 23 2014]
Street Smarts: Gogol Bordello Front Man Dissect... [Published Cleveland Scene - Jul 23 2014]
Texas recording artist Shires follows marriage ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 22 2014]
Cuadrilla and British Geological Survey bond ov... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
Cuadrilla and British Geological Survey bond ov... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
Hope — the essence of any Catholic school [Published NZ Catholic - Jul 22 2014]
Dancing in the Streets: Beaches International J... [Published Postcity.com - Jul 21 2014]
Big voice coming to Portage [Published Portage Daily Graphic - Jul 21 2014]
Antoine van Veldhuizen – In Memoriam [Published Expatica France - Jul 21 2014]
'It was a challenge to make Keira Knightley loo... [Published Mid Day - Jul 21 2014]
Scotland's key politicians reveal their secrets... [Published Scotland Now - Jul 20 2014]
Throwback Thursday: The Top 40 Teen Comedies of... [Published UAB Kaleidoscope - Jul 18 2014]
Gains’ new CD blistering album [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jul 17 2014]
Garden Day and Memorial Dedication for Gabe Gel... [Published Topanga Messenger - Jul 17 2014]
Music - Rufus Wainwright, the wizard of awes [Published Bay Area Reporter - Jul 17 2014]
Sponsored Content: 5 Great reasons to experienc... [Published MassLive - Jul 17 2014]
WEEKENDER: What to do on the (week) weekend of ... [Published Ottawa Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Musical motors will be revved up at Kaylee Hall... [Published Peicanada.com - Jul 16 2014]
Room for a Laugh - Tom Taylor on Le Tour [Published Harrogate Advertiser - Jul 16 2014]
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THAT’S HOW IT STILL GOES [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jul 13 2014]
Originally posted on Eléctrica in the Desert :Reblogged from Deconstructing Myths That’s how it goes Posted on October 30, 2013 by Jeff Nguyen (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Everybody knows that the boat is leaking  Everybody knows that the captain lied  ...
"Vampire Weekend, whose band members met at Col... [Published Althouse - Jun 11 2014]
"Leonard Cohen weaves references to the Old Testament into his work. Bob Dylan may be the Baby Boomers’ Walt Whitman. But could the argument be made that Dan Wilson is our brainiest rocker?" In the course of a single show at Joe’s Pub in New York this ...
Defend Firedoglake [Published Firedoglake - May 30 2014]
To paraphrase Leonard Cohen: Like a bird on a wire, like a drunk in a midnight choir, we have tried in our way to be free. Firedoglake never pulls a punch or restrains its views to suit others, there is no shading or spin, you get a full dose of ...
Steven Pinker: ‘What could be more interesting ... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 18 2014]
Colleen Walsh in the Harvard Gazette: Q:  Can you tell me about your early life? Where did you grow up and what did your parents do? A:  I grew up in Montreal, as part of the Jewish minority within the English-speaking minority within the French-speaking ...
Ben Harper and his mom record an album (RiYL po... [Published Boing Boing - May 12 2014]
Recommended if You Like is Boing Boing's weekly podcast of Brian Heater's cafe conversations with musicians, cartoonists, writers, and other creative types. Out this week, Childhood Home is the first album-length collaboration between Ben Harper ...
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