BOOTLEGS - CONCERTS FROM 60'S AND 70'S




Leonard Cohen at the Beeb
(London 1968)

  • This CD contains almost the complete BBC 2 shows of August 31 and September 7, 1968. Only One of us cannot be wrong has been cut off.

    11 songs and one improvisation with the audience (#6):

    1. You know who I am
    2. Bird on the wire
    3. The stranger song
    4. So long Marianne
    5. Master song
    6. There’s no reason why you should remember me
    7. Sisters of mercy
    8. Teachers
    9. Dress rehearsal rag
    10. Suzanne
    11. Hey that’s no way to say goodbye
    12. Story of Isaac

    Total time: 59:14
    Publisher: #EFEB91 Cat Records, Ct # YC 018. Luxembourg 1993.
    Technical quality: excellent.






  • My Radio Sweetheart
    (London 1968)




  • Vinyl LP published in Spain in 2012 by Discos Toro Salvaje, Madrid.

    Version 1: black vinyl in a 300 edition, with a white sticker and black number
    Version 2: blue coloured pressing, only 100 made.With a blue sticker on the back cover, with a silver number.

    Songs from the TV show aired on August 31, 1968, by the BBC, except "Marianne" from "Top Gear" on July 9, 1968 and "Hey" a duet with Julie Felix aired on January 27, 1968

    1. You know who I am
    2. Bird on the wire
    3. The stranger song
    4. So long Marianne
    ---
    1. Master Song
    2. So long Marianne
    3. Hey, that's no way to say goodbye




  • Don't touch that dial
    (London 1968)




  • Vinyl LP published in Spain in 2012 by Discos Toro Salvaje, Madrid.

    Version 1: black vinyl in a 300 edition, with a white sticker and black number

    Version 2: blue coloured pressing, only 100 made.With a blue sticker on the back cover, with a silver number.

    Songs from the TV show aired on September 7, 1968, by the BBC, except songs B4 and B5 from John Peel's "Top Gear" show on August 11, 1968.

    1. There’s no reason why you should remember me
    2. Sisters of mercy
    3. Teachers
    4. Dress rehearsal rag
    5. Suzanne
    ---
    1. Hey that’s no way to say goodbye
    2. Story of Isaac
    3. One of us cannot be wrong
    4. Bird on the wire
    5. You know who I am


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    Sincerely a Friend
    (Glasgow 1972)

  • A double 12" LP set recorded in Glasgow, Scotland on March 19, 1972.

    1. So long Marianne
    2. Bird on the wire
    3. You know who I am
    4. Lady midnight
    5. One of us cannot be wrong
    6. Passin' thru
    7. Stranger song
    8. Joan of Arc
    9. Sing another song, boys
    10. Poem
    11. Sisters of mercy
    12. Tonight will be fine
    13. Famous blue raincoat
    14. Hey, that's no way to say goodbye
    15. Introduction + Suzanne
    16. Story of Isaac

    Total time: about 90 min
    Publisher: not known
    Technical quality: not known





  • From the Shadows
    (Paris June 5, 1976)

  • This is a recording of the Olympia Theater concert in Paris, France, on June 5, 1976

    1. Bird On The Wire 4:54
    2. Who By Fire 4:03
    3. Store Room 4:46
    4. I Tried To Leave You 4:22
    5. Lady Midnight 3:42
    6. There Is A War 5:05
    7. Do I Have To Dance All Night 4:13
    8. Avalanche 4:07
    9. Chelsea Hotel #2 3:37
    10. The Partisan 3:46
    11. Story Of Isaac 4:05
    12. Famous Blue Raincoat 5:01
    13. Lover, Lover, Lover 5:55
    14. Is This What You Wanted 5:21
    15. Suzanne 3:44


    Publisher: Zip City, 2017, ASIN: B01MS00AQZ




  • Leonard Cohen Paris 1976
    (Paris June 6, 1976)

  • This is a recording of the Olympia Theater concert in Paris, France, on June 6, 1976

    1. Avalanche
    2. Chelsea Hotel #2
    3. The partisan
    4. Story of Isaac
    5. Famous blue raincoat
    6. Lover lover lover
    7. Is this what you wanted
    8. Suzanne
    9. Bird on the wire
    10. Who by fire
    11. Storeroom
    12. I tried to leave you
    13. Lady midnight
    14. There is a war
    15. Do I have to dance all night
    16. The butcher
    17. Do I have to dance all night (alternate version)
    Total time: 73:51
    Publisher: ?, about 2000?
    Technical quality: very good





  • Live in Montreux
    (Montreux 1976)

  • This CD was recorded on June 25, 1976 at Casino de Montreux Montreux, Switzerland, for FM broadcast.

    1. Bird on a wire
    2. So long Marianne
    3. Who by fire
    4. That’s no way to say goodbye
    5. Storeroom
    6. One of us cannot be wrong
    7. Lady midnight
    8. There is a war
    9. I tried to leave you
    10. Diamonds in the mine
    11. Chelsea Hotel
    12. The stranger song
    13. Lover lover lover
    14. Sisters of mercy
    15. Tonight will be fine

    Total time: 75:34
    Publisher: Cat Records, Cat # YC 004. Luxembourg, 1993
    Technical quality: excellent





  • Once More for Marianne
    (Montreux 1976)

  • This CD was recorded on June 25, 1976 at Casino de Montreux, Switzerland, for FM broadcast.

    2) So Long, Marianne
    3) Who by Fire
    4) Hey That's No Way to Say Goodbye
    5) Store Room
    6) One of Us Cannot Be Wrong
    7) Lady Midnight
    8) There Is a War
    9) I Tried to Leave You
    10) Diamonds in the Mine
    11) Chelsea Hotel #2
    12) The Stranger Song
    13) You Know Who I Am
    14) The Partisan
    15) Story of Isaac
    16) Famous Blue Raincoat
    17) Lover Lover Lover
    18) Sisters of Mercy
    19) Is This What You Wanted
    20) Suzanne
    21) The Butcher
    22) Bird on the Wire (2)
    23) Tonight Will Be Fine
    24) Joan of Arc
    25) Do I Have to Dance All Night
    Total time: 2:05:42

    2CD set
    Publisher: Golden Rain, UK, 2016
    Technical quality: excellent





  • Live in New York 1979
    (Germany 1979)

  • The title of this CD is incorrect. The original tape has not been recorded in New York but at the ZDF studios in Germany in front of live audience on October 31, 1979 for “RockPop Special” TV program (it was aired on December 2, 1979). (See also “Last of the Bohemians” on the next page).

    1. So long Marianne
    2. The window
    3. Famous blue raincoat
    4. Passing through
    5. Memories
    6. The guests
    7. Suzanne

    Total time: 43:584
    Publisher: Super Golden Radio Shows # 44. Cat # SGR044. Italy.
    Technical quality: moderate


  • Upon a Smokey Evening
    (Germany 1979)

  • This is a 2 CD release of the radio broadcast from a concert at Beethovenhalle, Bonn, Germany on December 3, 1979

    Disc: 1
    1. Bird On The Wire (5:36)
    2. Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye (4:19)
    3. Who By Fire (7:18)
    4. Passing Through (5:14)
    5. The Window (5:34)
    6. Lover Lover Lover (8:20)
    7. So Long, Marianne (6:31)
    8. The Stranger Song (6:07)
    9. Chelsea Hotel #2 (4:23)
    10. A Singer Must Die (2:45)

    Disc: 2
    1. The Partisan (3:22)
    2. Famous Blue Raincoat (5:30)
    3. There Is A War (4:43)
    4. The Gypsy's Wife (5:43)
    5. The Guests (5:34)
    6. Suzanne (6:33)
    7. Memories (5:39)
    8. One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong (4:48)
    9. Tonight Will Be Fine (6:34)
    10. I Tried To Leave You (7:35)

    Publisher: Label: Golden Rain, 2017, ASIN: B01N56M33S.



  • Last revised on January 10, 2017
    Thanks to Peter Torbijn for the photos of the Spanish 2012 vinyls
    and to Dominique Boile for his numerous contributions to this website




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