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Upon A Smokey Evening Volume One (FM Broadcast From The Beethovenhalle, Bonn 3rd December 1979)  - Leonard Cohen

Upon A Smokey Evening Volume One (FM Broadcast From The Beethovenhalle, Bonn 3rd December 1979)

Leonard Cohen  

Format: 2 Vinyl

Genre: rock, Folk Rock

Barcode: 0803343166927

 

 
 

Artist

Leonard Cohen was born September 21,1934, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and died November 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was a Canadian poet, singer and songwriter. The father of Adam Cohen and Lorca Cohen.

His first collection of poetry, Let Us Compare Mythologies, was published in 1956, followed by The Spice Box of Earth in 1961. After traveling throughout Europe, he settled on the Greek island of Hydra, where he stayed for seven years. There he wrote another collection of poetry, Flowers for Hitler (1964), and two novels, The Favorite Game (1963) and Beautiful Losers (1966). In 1967, Cohen moved to the United States to pursue a career as a folk musician. In 1994, Cohen retreated to the Mt. Baldy Zen Center near Los Angeles, beginning what became five years of seclusion at the center. In 1996, Cohen was ordained as a Rinzai Zen Buddhist monk and took the Dharma name "Jikan", meaning "silence".

During his lifetime he recorded 14 studio albums. A tribute album with 18 songs was released in 1991, featuring R.E.M., John Cale, Nick Cave, Ian McCulloch, Pixies, The House Of Love and Lloyd Cole among others. John Cale's cover of the song "Hallelujah" on this album served as the basis for the version released by Jeff Buckley in 1994.

Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2008 (Performer)
Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010

Published by Stranger Music, Inc.

Tracks

A1  Bird On A Wire 

A2  Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye 

A3  Who By Fire 

B1  Passing Through 

B2  The Window 

C1  Lover, Lover, Lover 

C2  So Long, Marianne 

D1  Stranger Song 

D2  Chelsea Hotel #2 

D3  A Sinner Must Die 

Releases

Formats

Vinyl

Labels

Vinyl Slab

Countries

Europe

years

2018

Members

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