Tag Archives: Leonard Cohen

SONGS OF LIGHT AND DARKNESS WRITTEN BY LEONARD COHEN.

Songs Of Light and Darkness Written By Leonard Cohen. Label: Ace Records. Format CD. Release Date: ‘25th’ November 2022. Just over six years ago, on October the ’21st’ 2016, Canadian singer-songwriter, novelist and poet Leonard Cohen releasedYou Want It Darker to widespread critical acclaim. Sadly, it turned out to be that last album released during …

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CULT CLASSIC: NANCY PRIDDY-YOU’VE COME THIS WAY BEFORE. 

Cult Classic: Nancy Priddy-You’ve Come This Way Before. Nowadays, many people remember Nancy Priddy as an actress who appeared in Bewitched, The Waltons and Matlock and later, alongside her daughter Christina Applegate in the television series Married…With Children and the film The Sweetest Thing. However, other people remember Nancy Priddy as a singer-songwriter who in 1968, …

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NANCY PRIDDY-YOU’VE COME THIS WAY BEFORE-VINYL. 

Nancy Priddy-You’ve Come This Way Before-Vinyl. Label: Sundazed.  Nowadays, many people remember Nancy Priddy as an actress who appeared in Bewitched, The Waltons and Matlock and later, alongside her daughter Christina Applegate in the television series Married…With Children and the film The Sweetest Thing. However, other people remember Nancy Priddy as a singer-songwriter who in 1968, …

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HALLELUJAH-THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN.

Hallelujah-The Songs Of Leonard Cohen. Label: Ace Records. On the ‘21st’ of October 2016, Canadian singer-songwriter, novelist and poet Leonard Cohen released what was to be his swan-song You Want It Darker to widespread critical acclaim. Sadly, just seventeen days later Leonard Cohen passed away on the ‘7th’ of November 2016, aged eighty-two.  That day, music lost …

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LEONARD COHEN-YOU WANT IT DARKER.

LEONARD COHEN-YOU WANT IT DARKER. In 2004, Leonard Cohen’s daughter Lorca started to suspect her father’s manager of financial impropriety. Deep down, this was something Lorca didn’t want to believe. Kelley Lynch wasn’t just a business manager, but a close personal friend. So close was the friendship that Kelley Lynch was almost regarded as part …

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NICK CAVE HEARD THEM HERE FIRST.

NICK CAVE HEARD THEM HERE FIRST. For the fourth volume in Ace Records’ Heard Them Here First series, the latest artist in the spotlight is shawn on  Australian troubadour, Nick Cave. On Nick Cave Heard Them Here First, there’s twenty-two tracks that have influenced the career of Nick Cave. His career began over thirty hers …

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BIG BOY BLOATER AND THE LIMITS-THE WORLD EXPLAINED.

BIG BOY BLOATER AND THE LIMITS-THE WORLD EXPLAINED. Some people are just born to sing the blues. It’s almost as they’re predestined to follow in the well trodden path of bluesmen like Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed, Floyd Dixon and Jimmy Rogers. There’s something about their world weary voices, the experiences they share, and their storytelling …

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LEONARD COHEN-I’M YOUR MAN.

LEONARD COHEN-I’M YOUR MAN. Today I’m going to write about an artist and his music who is much misunderstood. On many an occasion I’ve been talking about music to people, and when Leonard Cohen’s name comes up, everyone immediately says the same thing, “oh, his music’s depressing and miserable.” It seems to be that he’s …

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JENNIFER WARNES-FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT.

JENNIFER WARNES-FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT. A few days ago, I put my Ipod on shuffle, and as sometimes happens, after a few tracks, it played a fantastic track. That track was Famous Blue Raincoat, the title track from Jennifer Warnes’ 1987 album Famous Blue Raincoat. I had not listened to this album for a few months, …

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