Leonard Cohen’s Improv: When You Forget the Words

Leonard Cohen’s Improv: When You Forget the Words

Some think Leonard Cohen must’ve been a brooder. There were plenty of serious times, and then there were times that revealed a deep, creative sense of humor. Take for instance one of the times he forgot the words to a song. Leonard Cohen’s improv skills...
Ron Cornelius and Charlie Daniels: When Good Jokes Go Bad

Ron Cornelius and Charlie Daniels: When Good Jokes Go Bad

Long before he became a country music legend, Charlie Daniels often traveled in the same musical circles as Ron. They played alongside some of the hottest names in music, touring with Leonard Cohen and working with Bob Dylan. Like many other touring musicians, Ron...
Leonard Cohen Regina Rare Footage Found and Mystery Solved

Leonard Cohen Regina Rare Footage Found and Mystery Solved

When your musical career spans decades, keeping track of every performance and television appearance can get tricky. Sometimes answering questions requires detective work. Thanks to Allan (DrHGuy) at Cohencentric, we can now mark the Leonard Cohen Regina mystery...
Bob Dylan and The New Morning Sessions: The Best Gift I Ever Got

Bob Dylan and The New Morning Sessions: The Best Gift I Ever Got

Bob Dylan and The New Morning Sessions Ron Cornelius, author of The Guitar Behind Dylan and Cohen, had long dreamed of playing with Bob Dylan. When Bob Johnston invited him to come to New York City for The New Morning Sessions, he didn’t hesitate. By the time...
Traveling With Leonard Cohen: Music Soothes the Soul

Traveling With Leonard Cohen: Music Soothes the Soul

Ron Cornelius knows first hand that traveling with Leonard Cohen is filled with surprises. From impromptu music sessions to practical jokes and beyond, there was hardly a dull moment. While much of the time was spent in the public eye, sometimes they snuck away and...
Leonard Cohen’s First Concert Tour: Hartford, Connecticut, 1970

Leonard Cohen’s First Concert Tour: Hartford, Connecticut, 1970

When you start to really dig into the history of Leonard Cohen, eventually you wind up in Hartford, Connecticut in 1970. The small college auditorium at The University of Hartford was the site chosen for the very first concert of Leonard Cohen’s First Concert...