Why do poets become songwriters? Leonard Cohen: “Well, if you want to show off, like I did, you go for the widest audience possible.”

From Leonard Cohen’s The Future Interview by Bob Mackowitz. Transcript from a radio special produced by Interviews Unlimited for Sony Music, 1992. Photo of Leonard Cohen at 1993 Juno Awards by George Kraychyk.

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 Sept 26, 2016.

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