Video Delight: Leonard Cohen Performs I Tried To Leave You, Featuring Band Members In Spotlight – Paris 2012

Leonard Cohen – I Tried To Leave You
Paris: Sept 29, 2012
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During Leonard’s final tours, I Tried To Leave You was the song that offered his band members the opportunity to show off their talents. While all the spotlight solos are a treat, the performances by Alex Bublitchi (beginning at 2:20), Sharon Robinson (beginning at 3:38), and – especially – Rafael Gayol (beginning at 6:12) are particularly noteworthy.

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