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What Happened When Phil Spector Met Leonard Cohen?

Harvey Kubernik, LA Phonograph, January 1978

LEONARD COHEN – singer, songwriter, guitarist, poet, novelist, and sometime straight faced spokesman of the hilarious ironies of the human condition – walks into the dimly-lit recording studio control booth. The place is called Gold Star, and it is a shining capital of musical energy in the midst of a dying neighborhood in a particularly faded part of Hollywood...

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