“The Twist is the greatest ritual since circumcision.” Leonard Cohen

The Twist is the greatest ritual since circumcision – and there [the All-Nighter club in London] you can choose between the genius of two cultures. Myself I prefer the Twist.


Leonard Cohen


Leonard Cohen, writing to his sister Esther from London in 1960. Quoted in I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons. Photo courtesy of Leonard Cohen.

I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted October 27, 2012 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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