Cover Versions: My Fave 20 Leonard Cohen Covers

So he passed away one week ago today and I’ve been listening non-stop to him over the last few days if you want to know. So today’s post is my fave Cohen covers performed by other artists. He’s got alot of songs that have been covered but I did limited myself to twenty because it could go on forever but I did do just one the other day too before this list. If you know or can’t figure it out it’s in order of Cohen own originals and how they are order on his albums like a track listing and is NOT rated in anyway at all.

 Nina Simone – Suzanne

Nick Cave – Suzanne

Beth Orton – Sisters Of Mercy

Bill Callahan –  So Long, Marianne

Beck – One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong

 Johnny Cash – Bird On A Wire

Joan Baez – The Partisan

Nick Cave – Avalanche

Nick Cave – Dress Rehearsal Rag

Tori Amos – Famous Blue Raincoat

The Last Shadow Puppets – Is This What You Wanted

Lana Del Rey – Chelsea Hotel No.2

 The Blackeyed Susans – Memories

David McComb – Don’t Go Home With Your Hard-On

 Antony & The Johnsons – The Guests

 Martha Wainwright – The Traitor

 Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah

Rufus Wainwright – Everybody Knows

Pixies – I Can’t Forget

 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Tower Of Song (Unedited Half An Hour Version)


So now what’s your fave Cohen cover/s?



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