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Leonard Cohen's Impeccable Chop

Mark Dery, Frets, November 1988

FROM HIS 1967 debut, The Songs Of Leonard Cohen, to his tenth and latest release, I'm Your Man, Canadian singer-guitarist Leonard Cohen has traveled to what he calls "psychic landscapes," bringing back ballads so naked and so raw that they sound as if they were meant to be played on a guitar strung with jangling nerves.

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