Gwen Langford’s Photo Gallery: 2013 Leonard Cohen Radio City Music Hall Concerts

Gwen Langford, web master of Gwen’s Leonard Cohen Journey, graciously allowed me to filch photos from her own 2013 Radio City Music Hall Leonard Cohen concert albums. Worthy of special note are lovely photos of Charley & Hattie Webb, the shot of Mitch Watkins that not only shows him at work but also displays his 2013 upgrade to a red velvet chair, three impressive images of Alex Bublitchi, and the sequence of photos depicting Leonard Cohen’s elbow keyboard run.

Originally posted April 13, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Outstanding Video: Leonard Cohen Performs Lover, Lover, Lover – Wallingford, CT 2013

Roscoe Beck Returns

After missing the March 30, 2013 Louisville show because of illness, Roscoe Beck returns to the stage in his roles as the Leonard Cohen Tour Musical Director and bass player at the Wallingford, CT show. The photo above is a screenshot from the video of Lover, Lover, Lover.

Leonard Cohen – Lover, Lover, Lover
Wallingford, CT: April 2, 2013
Video from WorldStreams

Note: Originally posted Apr 3, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Hear Just Breathe – First Release From New Jennifer Warnes’ Album: Another Time, Another Place

Warnes recorded the album in Austin, Texas and Los Angeles with Roscoe Beck, her longtime friend from Leonard Cohen’s band, for which Beck was bassist and musical director. He also co-produced her albums Famous Blue Raincoat and The Hunter. “Singing is what I do,” Warnes says. “My manager said, ‘It would be good for you to make a record,’ so she got this deal for me and I went to Texas and started working with Roscoe.”

Release Date: April 27, 2018

Except from Jennifer Warnes Covers Pearl Jam, Talks NFL ‘Dirty Dancing’ Super Bowl Ad by Gary Graff (Billboard: Mar 1, 2018)

Outstanding Photos: 2013 Leonard Cohen Perth Concert

These photos were taken by Adrian Thomson at the November 13, 2013 Leonard Cohen Perth concert. Among the many outstanding photos, the shot of the Webb Sisters exchanging confidences is especially fetching.

Update: More photos from this show can be found at Photos: November 13, 2013 Leonard Cohen Perth Concert.

Brilliant Photos: The 2013 Leonard Cohen Amsterdam Concert Through The Lens Of Maarten Massa – Gallery 1

These photos were taken at the Sept 20, 2013 Leonard Cohen Concert by Maarten Massa. Also see Brilliant Photos: The 2013 Leonard Cohen Amsterdam Concert Through The Lens Of Maarten Massa – Gallery 2. Even more shots taken by Maarten at this show can be found at his Facebook album: Final European concert of the Old Ideas World Tour 2013

Note: Originally posted 2Sept 27, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Best Of 2008-2010 Leonard Cohen Tour: 2010 Helsinki Concert Video & Photos

The 2010 Helsinki Concert Photos

Maarten Massa’s photos of Leonard Cohen and, especially, the band members and backup singers from the August 10, 2010 Helsinki concert are among the best taken during the entire 2008-2010 tour. In addition to the shots displayed in this post, many other photos from the Helsinki show can be found at Leonard Cohen in Helsinki – Aug 10 2010: Part 1 and Part 2.

Video: Leonard Cohen – I Tried To Leave You + Thank You To Jarkko

That the final song of the August 10, 2010 Leonard Cohen Helsinki Concert was “I Tried To Leave You” was hardly a surprise. Nor were the solo performances by the band members and backup singers unexpected.

Unique to the Helsinki show, however, were Leonard Cohen’s words of appreciation, following the completion of “I Tried To Leave You,” for the role Jarkko Arjatsalo and his website, LeonardCohenFiles.com, played in keeping Cohen’s songs alive when his “voice wasn’t heard very often in very many places.”

Leonard Cohen – I Tried To Leave You
Helsinki: Aug 10, 2010
Video from itriedtoleaveyou

Note: Originally posted July 5, 2012 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric