Tonight Will Be Fine

Combining heart, soul and vision – in words, music and images – Allan Showalter, the much-loved Leonard Cohen+ blogger, presents this video:

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Allison Crowe performs Leonard Cohen’s song, “Tonight Will Be Fine“, accompanied by images from the fabulous and free-spirited photog Billie Woods, a painting by Vienna’s boki.b and pics of posters by dedicated German concert promoter “Andreas” – and North American rock poster legend Bob Masse.

And, there be a related DrHGuy blog post as well @ http://drhguy.com/2013/04/03/ten-women-singing-leonard-cohen-songs

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A Case of You’s Blue Stroke of Genius

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“Oh I am a lonely painter, I live in a box of paints” writes Joni Mitchell in “A Case of You” – a song reflecting on her relationship with fellow Canadian Leonard Cohen. Portugal’s “reriz” is inspired to frame this cover, by yet another Canuck, with a dozen paintings of Kirk Hughey, Sante Fe, New Mexico artist now living in Paris, France.

In a palette rich with interpretations, as well as brilliant originals, here’s another favourite from Allison Crowe. The original is on Joni’s album “Blue“. Allison’s interpretation is on “This Little Bird

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