LEONARD COHEN

“Chelsea Hotel”



Discography:

The 1960īs and 70īs


1. Songs of Leonard Cohen - CBS 1968

Tracks:
1. Suzanne / 2. Master Song / 3. Winter Lady / 4. Stranger Song / 5. Sisters of Mercy / 6. So Long, Marianne / 7. Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye / 8. Stories of the Street / 9. Teachers / 10. One of Us Cannot Be Wrong
Rating : 8

2. Songs From a Room - CBS 1969

Tracks:
1. Bird on a Wire / 2. Story of Isaac / 3. Bunch of Lonesome Heroes / 4. Partisan / 5. Seems So Long Ago, Nancy / 6. Old Revolution / 7. Butcher / 8. You Know Who I Am / 9. Lady Midnight / 10. Tonight Will Be Fine
Rating : 7

3. Songs of Love and Hate - CBS 1971

Tracks:
1. Avalanche / 2. Last Year's Man / 3. Dress Rehearsal Rag / 4. Diamonds in the Mine / 5. Love Calls You by Your Name / 6. Famous Blue Raincoat / 7. Sing Another Song, Boys / 8. Joan of Arc
Rating : 6

4. Live Songs - CBS 1973

Tracks:
1. Minute Prologue / 2. Passing Through / 3. You Know Who I Am / 4. Bird on a Wire / 5. Nancy / 6. Improvisation / 7. Story of Isaac / 8. Please Don't Pass Me by / 9. Tonight Will Be Fine / 10. Queen Victoria
Rating : 5

5. New Skin for the Old Ceremony - CBS 1974

Tracks:
1. Is This What You Wanted / 2. Chelsea Hotel No. 2 / 3. Lover Lover Lover / 4. Field Commander Cohen / 5. Why Don't You Try / 6. There Is a War / 7. Singer Must Die / 8. I Tried to Leave You / 9. Who by Fire / 10. Take This Longing / 11. Leaving Green Sleeves
Rating : 6

6. Death of a Ladies Man - CBS 1977

Tracks:
1. True Love Leaves No Traces / 2. Iodine / 3. Paper thin Hotel / 4. Memories / 5. I Left A Woman Waiting / 6. Don't Go Home With Your Hard-On / 7. Fingerprints / 8. Death Of A Ladies Man
Rating : 4

7. Recent Songs - CBS 1979

Tracks:
1. The Guests / 2. Humbled In Love / 3. The Window / 4. Came So Far For Beauty / 5. The Lost Canadian / 6. The Traitor / 7. Our Lady Of Solitude / 8. The Gypsy's Wife / 9. The Smokey Life / 10. Ballad Of The Absent Mare
Rating : 7

8. Field Commander Cohen ( Live 79 ) - CBS 2001

Tracks:
1. Field Commander Cohen / 2. Window / 3. Smokey Life / 4. Gypsy's Wife / 5. Lover Lover Lover / 6. Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye / 7. Stranger Song / 8. Guests / 9. Memories / 10. Why Don't You Try / 11. Bird on a Wire / 12. So Long, Marianne
Rating : 4

My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. Hey, Thatīs No Way to Say Goodbye ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
2. Sisters of Mercy ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
3. So Long, Marianne ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
4. Chelsea Hotel No.2 ( Cohen ) New Skin for the Old Ceremony
5. Who By Fire ( Cohen ) New Skin for the Old Ceremony
6. Suzanne ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
7. Bird on a Wire ( Cohen ) Songs From a Room
8. Lady Midnight ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
9. The Guests ( Cohen ) Recent Songs
10. Master Song ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
11. Winter Lady ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
12. Stories of the Street ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
13. Story of Isaac ( Cohen ) Songs From a Room
14. Partisan ( Marley/Zaret ) Songs From a Room
15. Old Revolution ( Cohen ) Songs From a Room
16. You Know Who I Am ( Cohen ) Songs of Leonard Cohen
17. Famous Blue Raincoat ( Cohen ) Songs of Love and Hate
18. Nancy ( Cohen ) Live Songs
19. Field Commander Cohen ( Amsterdam/Sullivan/Girlando ) New Skin for the Old Ceremony
20. The Window ( Cohen ) Recent Songs
21. Lover Lover Lover ( Cohen ) New Skin for the Old Ceremony
22. Memories ( Cohen/Spector ) Death of Ladies Man
23. Take This Longing ( Cohen ) New Skin for the Old Ceremony
24. Why Donīt You Try ( Cohen ) New Skin for the Old Ceremony

1980-20 . . .


1. Various Positions - CBS 1984

Tracks:
1. Dance Me to the End of Love / 2. Coming Back to You / 3. Law / 4. Night Comes On / 5. Hallelujah / 6. Captain / 7. Hunter's Lullaby / 8. Heart With No Companion / 9. If It Be Your Will
Rating : 7

2. Iīm Your Man - CBS 1987

Tracks:
1. First We Take Manhattan / 2. Ain't No Cure for Love / 3. Everybody Knows / 4. I'm Your Man / 5. Take This Waltz / 6. Jazz Police / 7. I Can't Forget / 8. Tower of Song
Rating : 8

3. The Future - CBS 1992

Tracks:
1. Future / 2. Waiting for the Miracle / 3. Be for Real / 4. Closing Time / 5. Anthem / 6. Democracy / 7. Light as the Breeze / 8. Always / 9. Tacoma Trailer
Rating : 8

4. Cohen Live ( 1988 ) - 1994

Tracks:
1. Dance Me To The End Of Love / 2. Bird On The Wire / 3. Everybody Knows / 4. Joan Of Arc / 5. There Is A War / 6. Sisters Of Mercy / 7. Hallelujah / 8. I'm Your Man / 9. Who By Fire? / 10. One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong / 11. If It Be Your Will / 12. Heart With No Companion / 13. Suzanne
Rating : 5

5. Ten New Songs - CBS 2001

Tracks:
1. In My Secret Life / 2. A Thousand Kisses Deep / 3. That Don't Make It Junk / 4. Here It Is / 5. Love Itself / 6. By The Rivers Dark / 7. Alexandra Leaving / 8. You Have Loved Enough / 9. Boogie Street / 10. The Land Of Plenty
Rating : 10


6. Dear Heather - CBS 2004

Tracks:
1. Go No More A-Roving / 2. Because Of / 3. The Letters / 4. Undertow / 5. Morning Glory / 6. On That Day / 7. Villanelle For Our Time / 8. There For You / 9. Dear Heather / 10. Nightingale / 11. To A Teacher / 12. The Faith / 13. Tennessee Waltz
Rating : 6


7. Old Ideas - CBS 2012

Tracks:
1. Going Home / 2. Amen / 3. Show Me the Place / 4. The Darkness / 5. Anyhow / 6. Crazy to Love You / 7. Come Healing / 8. Banjo / 9. Lullaby / 10. Different Sides
Rating : 7


8. Popular Problems - CBS 2014

Tracks:
1. Slow / 2. Almost Like the Blues / 3. Samson in New Orleans / 4. A Street / 5. Did I Ever Love You / 6. My Oh My / 7. Nevermind / 8. Born in Chains / 9. You Got Me Singing
Rating : 8


My Suggestion For a 2 CD 160 minutes (app.) 1980+ Best Of Compilation:


1. Alexandra Leaving ( Cohen/Robinson ) Ten New Songs
2. Hallelujah ( Cohen ) Various Positions
3. Ainīt no Cure For Love ( Cohen ) I'm Your Man
4. Democracy ( Cohen ) The Future
5. Love Itself ( Cohen/Robinson ) Ten New Songs
6. First We Take Manhattan ( Cohen ) I'm Your Man
7. I Canīt Forget ( Cohen ) I'm Your Man
8. On That Day ( Cohen ) Dear Heather
9. Take This Waltz ( Cohen ) I'm Your Man
10. Waiting for the Miracle ( Cohen ) The Future
11. Closing Time ( Cohen ) The Future
12. In My Secret Life ( Cohen/Robinson ) Ten New Songs
13. By The Rivers Dark ( Cohen/Robinson ) Ten New Songs
14. Go No More a Rowing ( Cohen ) Dear Heather
15. The Faith ( Cohen ) Dear Heather
16. Night Comes On ( Cohen ) Various Positions
17. Future ( Cohen ) The Future
18. A Thousand Kisses Deep ( Cohen/Robinson ) Ten New Songs
19. That Don't Make it Junk ( Cohen/Robinson ) Ten New Songs
20. Land of Plenty ( Cohen/Robinson ) Ten New Songs
21. Nightingale ( Cohen ) Dear Heather
22. Coming Back to You ( Cohen ) Various Positions
23. Everybody Know ( Cohen ) I'm Your Man
24. Be For Real ( Cohen ) The Future
25. Boogie Street ( Cohen ) Ten New Songs
26. Because of ( Cohen ) Dear Heather
27. The Law ( Cohen ) Various Positions
28. Tower of Song ( Cohen ) I'm Your Man
29. Anthem ( Cohen ) The Future
30. You Have Loved Enough ( Cohen/Robinson ) Ten New Songs
31. The Letters ( Cohen ) Dear Heather
32. Captain ( Cohen ) Various Positions
33. Going Home ( Cohen/Leonard ) Old Ideas
34. Heart With no Companion ( Cohen ) Various Positions
35. Show Me the Way ( Cohen/Leonard ) Old Ideas
36. Going Home ( Cohen/Leonard ) Old Ideas
37. You Got Me Singing ( Cohen/Leonard ) Popular Problems
38. Different Sides ( Cohen ) Old Ideas
39. Slow ( Cohen/Leonard ) Popular Problems
40. A Street ( Cohen/Thomas ) Popular Problems

Essential Albums!

Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - February 8 - 2012

4 Old Ideas - 2012
8 Songs of Leonard Cohen - 1967
12 Songs of Love and Hate - 1971
35 Iīm Your Man - 1988
38 Songs From a Room - 1969
57 New Skin for the Old Ceremony - 1974
98 Various Positions - 1984
115 Live Songs - 1973
131 Death of a Ladies Man - 1977
137 The Future - 1992
157 Recent Songs - 1979
259 Cohen Live - 1994
337 Ten New Songs - 2001
425 Field Commander Cohen - 2001
750 Dear Heather - 2004
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LINKS:

Bird on a Wire

The Leonard Cohen Files

Cohen Chords


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