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Tribe
26th July 2014, 14:09
http://youtu.be/gkRg_FZdLgw

One morning while reading a newspaper, Jarbas Agnelli saw a photograph of birds on an electric wire. He cut out the photo and was inspired to make a song using the exact location of the birds as musical notes. He was curious to hear what melody the birds created.

Tribe
26th July 2014, 14:11
this is soo beautiful to me , my son and i have been playing it periodicaly through the day today as a way of rest :)

Sooz
26th July 2014, 14:32
Thanks Tribe, I hope you don't mind me adding this. This post would not be complete without Leonard Cohen's 'Bird on a Wire' Live....absolutely brilliant! Enjoy.

Love Sooz
x

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdOt27G7WSY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdOt27G7WSY

Tribe
26th July 2014, 14:41
i have a massive crush on kris kristopherson 1970s era , and i love his version of this ! xx

Sooz
26th July 2014, 14:44
i have a massive crush on kris kristopherson 1970s era , and i love his version of this ! xx

Well, where is it? lol...;)

Tribe
26th July 2014, 14:54
well i cannot find it and looks like its nowhere to be found on youtube , i didnt dream it, HONEST!! maybe i heard it on one of his concerts on dvd !

Sooz
26th July 2014, 15:05
I will try and find it for you...

Sooz
26th July 2014, 15:16
Mmm..I can't find it either....

Perhaps this will suffice, Johnny Cash...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh6zyJyrrQI

norman
26th July 2014, 15:23
well i cannot find it and looks like its nowhere to be found on youtube , i didnt dream it, HONEST!! maybe i heard it on one of his concerts on dvd !


Found this on Wikipedia:


In the liner notes to the 1975 compilation The Best of Leonard Cohen, Cohen wrote about the song:

I always begin my concert with this song. It seems to return me to my duties. It was begun in Greece and finished in a motel in Hollywood around 1969 along with everything else. Some lines were changed in Oregon. I can't seem to get it perfect. Kris Kristofferson informed me that I had stolen part of the melody from another Nashville writer. He also said that he's putting the first couple of lines on his tombstone, and I'll be hurt if he doesn't.

It has been suggested that the song to which Kristofferson was referring is "Turn Me On", written by Nashville songwriter John D. Loudermilk, which was originally recorded by Mark Dinning in 1961 and later covered by many other artists, including Nina Simone, and which shares a similar melody and some lyrical patterns with Cohen's song.

Sooz
26th July 2014, 15:29
I suppose I should post this on 'what I'm listening to now', but it seems more fitting here. I've posted it before but I find it quite haunting, familiar and comforting all at the same time. For many different personal reasons.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aF9AJm0RFc

Moonlight
26th July 2014, 18:05
This would belong here...

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Tribe
27th July 2014, 15:40
Mmm..I can't find it either....

Perhaps this will suffice, Johnny Cash...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh6zyJyrrQI

aww sooz your heart is big :) xx