Leonard Cohen Recites “The Sound Of Silence” In Tribute To Paul Simon

Leonard Cohen paid homage to Paul Simon through a poetic reading of Simon’s “Sound Of Silence.” The striking cadence and the precise enunciation delivered in Leonard’s unique voice resonates with the lyrics and the listener.

Leonard Cohen – Sound Of Silence (By Paul Simon)
From Tribute To Paul Simon: Take Me To The Mardi Gras Album

 

 

Tribute To Paul Simon: Take Me To The Mardi Gras is a 2007 live album “featuring Canadian and international artists reinterpreting the magical songs of Paul Simon. Recorded live at the Montreal Int’l Jazz Festival in 2006, this collection features Simon & Garfunkle and solo Paul Simon classics performed by Elvis Costello, Holly Cole, Jamie Cullum, Colin James, Zachary Richard, Allen Toussaint and many others.”

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 September 10, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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