The Best Of Leonard Cohen / Greatest Hits – Leonard Cohen – 1975

Album

Compilation

Album The Best Of Leonard Cohen / Greatest Hits
Album The Best Of Leonard Cohen / Greatest Hits

This album is a compilation of some of the most popular songs by Leonard Cohen, a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist. It was released in 1975 and features 12 tracks that span his career from 1967 to 1974. The album showcases Cohen’s distinctive voice and poetic lyrics, as well as his musical influences from folk, rock, country and blues. Some of the songs included in this album are “Suzanne”, “So Long, Marianne”, “Bird on the Wire”, “Famous Blue Raincoat” and “Hallelujah”. The album received critical acclaim and has been ranked among the best albums of all time by various publications. It is also one of the best-selling albums by Cohen, with over five million copies sold worldwide. The album is a testament to Cohen’s artistic vision and legacy, and a must-have for any fan of his music.

The Best Of Leonard Cohen / Greatest Hits is considered to be one of Leonard Cohen’s most important albums. It is a must-have for any fan of folk music or singer-songwriter music.

Personnel

  • Leonard Cohen – vocals, acoustic guitar, producer
  • Bob Johnston – producer
  • John Lissauer – producer, arranger, keyboards, saxophone, clarinet
  • John Simon – producer, arranger, piano
  • Ron Cornelius – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Charlie Daniels – bass, fiddle
  • Elkin “Bubba” Fowler – banjo, bass
  • David Crosby – vocals
  • Graham Nash – vocals
  • Anna Marly – co-writer of “The Partisan”
  • Hy Zaret – co-writer of “The Partisan”
  • Les May – design, artwork
  • Giuseppe G. Pino – photography

 

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