Patsy Cline’s “I Fall To Pieces” Is On Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox

The Original Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox

Biggest Influence on My Music

The jukebox. I lived beside jukeboxes all through the fifties. There was “The Great Pretender,” “Cross Over the Road.” I never knew who was singing. I never followed things that way. I still don’t. I wasn’t a student of music; I was a student of the restaurant I was in — and the waitresses. The music was a part of it. I knew what number the song was.

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Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox: Over the years, Leonard Cohen mentioned a number of specific songs he favored. Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox is a Cohencentric feature that began collecting these tunes for the edification and entertainment of viewers on April 4, 2009. All posts in the Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox series can be found at The Original Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox Page.

Patsy Cline’s Country Classic On Leonard Cohen’s Hit List

Patsy Cline’s “I Fall To Pieces” is #10 on Leonard Cohen’s Top Ten Songs of 1988, a listing found in “Leonard Cohen – In Eigenen Worten” (In His Own Words) by Jim Devlin.

Patsy Cline – I Fall To Pieces

 

Credit Due Department: Florian earns a tip of the Heck Of A Guy fedora for submitting the reference from “Leonard Cohen – In Eigenen Worten” (In His Own Words) by Jim Devlin, which included Leonard Cohen’s Top Ten songs of 1988.2 Patsy Cline photo By Decca Record, Public Domain via Wikipedia

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 Mar 19, 2010 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

  1. Yakety Yak by Scott Cohen, 1994 []
  2. Of the several members of LeonardCohenForum who responded to my request for help in finding instances of Leonard Cohen favoring a specific song performed by a specific artist, Florian was far and away the most prolific. []

One thought on “Patsy Cline’s “I Fall To Pieces” Is On Leonard Cohen’s Jukebox

  1. Ha! Now that made me go look through my old mono vinyl records.
    I have that song on Patsy Cline Showcase LP by Festival Records – FL-30.748 Monaural 33 1/3 r.p.m.

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