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...Despite a late start to his musical career, Leonard Cohen quickly rose to become situated as one of the most literary songwriters of the late twentieth century. Born in Montreal, Canada in 1934, Cohen was raised in the Orthodox Jewish...

Buddhism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction The global popularity of Buddhism as a fount of meditation and health has been increasing noticeably since the 1950s (Seager 2000: 4), and this trend is evidenced particularly in the work of music recording artists. Primarily,...

Rewiring love-sick text and listening for the presence of the dark lady

D. Ferrett

D Ferrett teaches Cultural Studies, Philosophy and Popular Music at Falmouth University, UK. She has published work on themes of abjection and interviews with Diamanda Galás and Maggie Nicols. As both a theorist and music-maker, D’s focus on the voice brings together an interest in critical writing, gender studies and subversive sound practices. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dark Sound : Feminine Voices in Sonic Shadow

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Leonard Cohen’s album Old Ideas (2012) features a track entitled ‘Darkness’ in which the lyrics establish the dark as a contagion caught by the body and mind: ‘I caught the darkness, it was drinking from your cup / I caught the darkness...

The Religious Experience

David Boucher

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and Head of the School of European Studies at Cardiff University, UK and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Diversity.. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Collingwood Society and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre at Cardiff Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan and Cohen : Poets of Rock and Roll

Continuum, 2014

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...Quoted in Bob Dylan, in His Own Words , ed. Christian Williams ( London : Omnibus, 1993), 88...

From Folk Roots to New Routes

David Boucher

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and Head of the School of European Studies at Cardiff University, UK and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Diversity.. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Collingwood Society and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre at Cardiff Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan and Cohen : Poets of Rock and Roll

Continuum, 2014

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...Quoted in Bob Dylan in His Own Words , ed. Christian Williams ( London : Omnibus, 1993), 10...

Leonard Cohen’s Songs Of Love and Hate (1971)

Drew Daniel

Drew Daniel is the author of 20 Jazz Funk Greats (#54). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The 33 1/3 B-Sides

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...I came upon this most famous of albums from behind. My friend Rat had a black T-shirt on the back of which he had painted in white block capital letters:THEY LOCKED UP A MANWHO WANTED TO RULE THE WORLDTHE FOOLSTHEY LOCKED UP THE WRONG...

The Changing Man

David Boucher

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and Head of the School of European Studies at Cardiff University, UK and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Diversity.. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Collingwood Society and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre at Cardiff Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan and Cohen : Poets of Rock and Roll

Continuum, 2014

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...Quoted in Bob Dylan in His Own Words , ed. Christian Williams ( London : Omnibus, 1993), 27...

Interpreting Dylan And Cohen

David Boucher

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and Head of the School of European Studies at Cardiff University, UK and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Diversity.. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Collingwood Society and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre at Cardiff Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan and Cohen : Poets of Rock and Roll

Continuum, 2014

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...One might apply that contrast of [VVilliam| Blake and [P. B.| Shelley to one of the essential differences between Dylan and another poet-singer, Leonard Cohen. Cohen in any case often paddles in the maudlin, but an associated weakness...

The Popular as Political

David Boucher

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and Head of the School of European Studies at Cardiff University, UK and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Diversity.. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Collingwood Society and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre at Cardiff Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan and Cohen : Poets of Rock and Roll

Continuum, 2014

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...Quoted in Bob Dylan in His Own Words , ed. Christian Williams ( London : Omnibus Press, 1993), 19...

September of My Years: Age and Experience in the Work of Frank Sinatra and Leonard Cohen

Richard Elliott

Richard Elliott is Lecturer in Popular Music at the University of Sussex, UK. He is the author of Fado and the Place of Longing (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Voice : Time, Age and Experience in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...When Frank sang [‘Ebb Tide’] I could hear everything in his voice – death, God and the universe, everything.I ache in the places where I used to play.In 1987, the poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen gave an interview to the NME to mark...