Did you ever get the feeling that you want to disengage yourself from
life? To withdraw into some kind of solitary contemplation just to
think about everything for a while? Everything. You. Her. It. Them
Well that's how a poet feels, because he's no different from everyone else.
Except that he takes the time to put it all down on paper. Beautifully.
And what makes Leonard Cohen a very different poet is that he turns
poetry into songs. He did it for "SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN', his first
album, and it achieved a rare kind of success.
And now there's "SONGS FROM A ROOM", the second Leonard Cohen album
for the growing number of people who have identified with him. And what
he feels. But don't have that rare poetic vision.
There could be millions of Leonard Cohens in the world. You may even be
Did You Ever Hear Bob Dylan?
Listen again. That man smiling out at you has a lot to say.
NASHVILLE SKYLINE is his personal statement about love. Real. Sensual.
Beautiful. It's Dylan at his purest and simplest. There's no electronic
gadgetry, because the music needs no justification. It just feels good.
Listen to NASHVILLE SKYLINE. And to Dylan's other discs too.
They'll make you feel good.
And that's where it's really at, isn't it?
Don't Believe That Jazz about The Big Band Sound Coming Back
It ain't. It's here already. Way up front. Because Don Elis is into
electronics. Polyrhythms. Tomorrow.
Will Stop You in Your Tracks
Three-man band plays guitars and drums with mighty strength,
individual style, hypnotic drama.
Their Name is The Flock - Run with Them
The Flock is unique. A pace-setting new group. John Mayall
(a musician's musician) called them the best band he'd heard
in America. Listen to their album. See if you agree. Then run
with the Flock. And watch them spread.