Pristine Video: Leonard Cohen Performs The Guests On French TV – 1979

Leonard Cohen - screen capture from French TV

And no one knows where the night is going
And no one knows why the wine is flowing
Oh, love I need you, I need you, I need you, I need you, oh
I need you now

This extraordinarily vivid video of Leonard Cohen singing “The Guests” was originally broadcast on French TV on December 15, 1979.1

lc-french-tv--dec-15-1979-violinist.jjpgAccompanying Cohen on the violin – and evoking smiles of approbation from him – is Armenian Raffi Hakopian.

Leonard Cohen – The Guests
French TV: December 15, 1979

Note: Originally posted July 17, 2011 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

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