Published on Oct 16, 2012
Noted rock journalist Sylvie Simmons , author of the highly acclaimed new Leonard Cohen biography, "I'm Your Man" reads a passage from her book about Leonard's debut as a ladies' man-- he hypnotizes his maid . From San Francisco, Sylvie speaks with musician and recording engineer Joseph Pope about the writing of the book. A performance of the moving Cohen classic "Famous Blue Raincoat" follows: Sylvie Simmons (vocals, uke Leonard Cohen'), Annie Girl (guitar), Matthew Szemela (violin), Charith Premawardhana (viola), Kyle Lesley (sound), Kindrid Parker (vision) and Cristian Lopez (production) , Introduction by Thelma Blitz for the Manhattan Neighborhood Network "Revolting News." For more Sylvie, visit the her YouTube channel, sylviesingslennie.