Music That Means Something – Day 1: Leonard Cohen

I do love a challenge and Sue has nominated me for Music that means something which requires the posting of a song each day for five days with lyrics that mean something to you. Well hold the presses.. that is a challenge I will certainly accept.. However, having read Sue’s fantastic post on the subject of Leonard Cohen and his profound and meaningful lyrics … I will have to look to my laurels.. Thanks Sue and I will start Monday. xx

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

When Willow told me she had kindly nominated me for the five day music challenge, my first thought was… where on earth would I start? And could I include all the old stuff from my mother’s collection of 78s that I loved playing as a girl…or the operatic songs…the French songs I love, many of which come with their own memories and meanings…

I thought I probably shouldn’t. Better go with something less obscure… though I might change my mind on that. The rules of the challenge are simple:

Post a song a day for five consecutive days.
Post what the lyrics mean to you.  (Optional)
Post the name of the song and a video.
Nominate 1 or 2 bloggers each day of the challenge.

Today, I’ll ask Sally and Trent if they would care to join in (But only if they want to!)

The twist in the challenge is that…

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