Isle of Wight 1970: Leonard Cohen

Isle of Wight 1970: Leonard Cohen

The year before the Isle of Wight 1970 Music Festival, the nation had begun to experience a shift. The days of peace were giving way to a menacing undercurrent. This undercurrent brought about the disruption at Woodstock where thousands of non-paying visitors forced...
Leonard Cohen in Tel Aviv 1972: Cohen, The Army, and The Machine

Leonard Cohen in Tel Aviv 1972: Cohen, The Army, and The Machine

“It was a light, breezy summer day when we landed at the Lod International Airport in Israel…” Ron Cornelius begins, (The Guitar Behind Dylan and Cohen), describing a tour stop with Leonard Cohen in Tel Aviv. Four months on the road had worn on Cohen...
The Story of the Guitar: Part II of Playing with Bob Dylan

The Story of the Guitar: Part II of Playing with Bob Dylan

Sometimes in life, events turn out so perfectly, you just have to sit back and smile. You know the universe smiles sometimes and, every once in a while, it smiles on each of us. This is the case with the story of The Guitar Behind Dylan and Cohen. In Ron...
Can You Play With Bob Dylan if You Have a Broken Guitar?

Can You Play With Bob Dylan if You Have a Broken Guitar?

Most professional guitar players have a collection of guitars from which to choose.┬áRon Cornelius isn’t like most professional guitar players; he has only one. This one guitar- a 1959 Gretsch Country Gentleman- has traveled the world and backed some of the best...