I met a girl and I stayed for eight or ten years.
Yeah, that’s the way it was in those days.
“This was the laboratory of my youth”
In this video, excerpted from the 1988 film Songs From The Life Of Leonard Cohen. Leonard, accompanied by his backup singers Perla Batalla and Julie Christensen, revisits the home in Hydra that he shared with Marianne of So Long Marianne. In addition to a discussion of his life on Hydra, this clip includes performances of Who By Fire, Bird On The Wire, So Long Marianne, Partisan, and Famous Blue Raincoat.
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 June 9, 2017.