Cohen’s music is an acquired taste,
like absinthe or Australian rules football.
Lenny Plays It Cool
By Bud Scoppa
Music Connection, April 6-19, 1987
Contributed by Dominique BOILE
Note: I believe “Irving Licht, the Canadian writer” on page 15 (the next to last page of the article posted here) actually refers to Irving Layton.
The April 6-19 issue of Music Connection featured stories about the main players associated with Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat album, including the article about Leonard Cohen posted today. In the next few days, articles about Jennifer Warnes, Roscoe Beck, and the record label will be posted as well.
Update: See companion pieces: Jenny Takes A Ride by Bud Scoppa (Music Connection, April 6-19, 1987) anf Now Online: Beck Tailors Jenny’s Raincoat (1987) By Jim Maloney & Sussman’s Cypress Spreads Its Roots (1987) By Lawrence Henry