In this episode I speak with Simon Sweet man about Leonard Cohen’s Stranger Music a collection of poems and songs.
You can read Simon’s writing on his blog Off the Tracks
In this episode we talk about Simon’s book On Song: Stories Behind New Zealand’s Pop Classics which has also been made into a series on Radio New Zealand
Simon talks at the end of the podcast about an outstanding performance of the song Lover Lover Lover. I’m not sure this is the right one but it sure is grand
This episode includes P’Tit Guy singing Adieu Marianne (Homage a Leonard Cohen) which was licensed under Creative Commons and made available from Jamendo Music
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Episode 29: Simon Sweetman and Pip Adam talk about Stranger Music by Leonard Cohen