A Christian band has released a Christmas version of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah.’ Sigal Samuel hates it — but not for the reasons you might think.
The legendary English singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70. Here, the Forward remembers some of Cocker’s greatest encounters with Jewish songwriters.
The Christian influences of U2 have been known for a long time. The Father, Son and Holy Ghost aren’t Bono’s only religious role models, Seth Rogovoy writes.
J.J. Goldberg’s back with a Yom Kippur playlist. Among the guest artists are Leonard Cohen, Amy Winehouse, REM, and Barbra Streisand. Listen, enjoy and repent!
Despite the relatively small size of Leonard Cohen’s songbook, it still has a lot of gems. Here are 12 songs that Ezra Glinter finds unjustly overlooked.
Leonard Cohen turns 80 this weekend. Ezra Glinter takes a long look back at the songwriter’s storied career, from the cocky young poet to the old guy in a fedora feeding pigeons in Montreal.
If time really is money, then the song that producer Igor Sandler recorded on Tuesday at his Moscow studio not only will be the longest tune ever released, but may be among the costliest to make.
As we approach Yom Kippur, J.J. Goldberg has put together a song list to capture the spirit of the day including tunes by Dylan, Streisand and The Beatles.