Columbia publish Leonard Cohen’s debut album : ‘Songs of Leonard Cohen’ featuring ‘Suzanne,’ ‘Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye’ and ‘So Long Marianne’ (1967)

‘Songs of Leonard Cohen’ feat. ‘Suzanne’ and ‘So Long, Marianne’ is his debut album recorded In August 1967 and released on December 27, 1967 by Columbia.

Track Listing : 1.Suzanne (Leonard Cohen) – 03:48 . 2.Master Song (Leonard Cohen) – 05:55 . 3.Winter Lady (Leonard Cohen) – 02:15 . 4.The Stranger Song (Leonard Cohen) – 05:00 . 5.Sisters Of Mercy (Leonard Cohen) – 03:32 . 6.So Long, Marianne (Leonard Cohen) – 05:38 . 7.Hey, That’S No Way To Say Goodbye (Leonard Cohen) – 02:55 . 8.Stories Of The Street (Leonard Cohen) – 04:35 . 9.Teachers (Leonard Cohen) – 03:01 . 10.One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong (Leonard Cohen) – 04:23

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Production : Produced By John Simon

Recorded In August 1967 At Columbia Studio E, New York.

Released On December 27, 1967 By Columbia.


Rolling Stone
The record as a whole is another matter — I don’t think I could ever tolerate all of it. There are three brilliant songs, one good one, three qualified bummersand three are the flaming shits. […]

There’s his reedy baritone– a humble, melancholy instrument and an inviting source of warmth; there’s his unique guitar style– most of his songs are built from delicate webs of musky, finger-picked flamenco or broad, awkward chord progressions; and there are his lyrics, tracing out the hidden contours of love, lust, sex, religion, responsibilityand history through an inflexibly personal lens. […]

The Songs Of Leonard Cohen (1968), is the absolute must-have classicand while it would be impossible to pick out one single track, the opener, “Suzanne” (also a hit for Judy Collins) is the perfect place to start, while “So Long, Marianne” is probably his most joyful track prior to 1988’s I’m Your Man […]


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