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Leonard Cohen: The return of the modern troubadour

Nicholas Jennings, Maclean's, 9 May 1988

LEONARD COHEN, hailed 20 years ago as Canada's answer to Bob Dylan, had slipped into obscurity. It was the mid-1980s, and audiences seemed more interested in carefree pop music than in the modern-day troubadour's philosophical, often bleak compositions. Then, Jennifer Warnes came along.

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