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Leonard Cohen

Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, 6 March 1976

LEONARD COHEN'S GREATEST Hits is an interesting album to contemplate when one remembers that Cohen was in his mid-thirties when he began to make records, and already had a well-established literary reputation behind him. The album is a tribute to the strength of Cohen, who is perhaps popular music's wierdest schizophrenic: almost a legend throughout Europe and England as a poet/performer/artist, but only minor, if growing, cult figure in the States.

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