Leonard Cohen’s Dramatic Performance Of First We Take Manhattan, Featuring Cameo By The Monkey – Amsterdam 2013

And I thank you for those items that you sent me
The monkey and the plywood violin
I practiced every night, now I’m ready
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin

 

Javier Mas and Alex Bublitchi are smiling in these screenshots because they can see, although the viewer cannot, the stuffed monkey cradled in Leonard’s arms.

Leonard Cohen – First We Take Manhattan
Amsterdam: Sept 20, 2013
Video: albertnoonan

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 22, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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