The words, surprisingly enough, came from Leonard Cohen, and he was making the first of several efforts to bring the opening show of his  British tour to a close…. I had to ask him,… if this summed up his current mood.
After a concert, if the people are happy, you do feel grateful on a certain level. I don’t want to make too much of it. I never said it before. It just came out like that
Cohen Down The Road By Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, May 22, 1976. Found at Reality Now!. Photo Credit: Roloff Beny / Library and Archives Canada / PA-196331