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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen (1967) Orig. US Mono

CD Quality (16bit/44.1kHz)
High Resolution (24bit/96kHz)
pass: profstoned


  1. Yes folks, this is a new rip. Enjoy!

  2. Your first rip was a real revelation so I am looking forward to this. Thanks!

  3. Thank you.


    Front: http://anonym.to/?http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/7922/covergit.jpg

    Back: http://anonym.to/?http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/4476/back2dy.jpg

  4. This is quite the surprise, indeed. I didn't expect for you to re-rip this. I understand Cohen's dislike for the Simon's arrangements on this album (artist control is something to respect, not to mock), but I don't agree with him; rather, I think they complete his efforts, rather than detract from his work (here's looking at you, Spector!).

    aboaboabo's efforts are much appreciated, and I used his improvements of the front cover as a ratio guide. I made a quick 650x650 adaption of a cover from AlbumArtExchange, useful for anyone that wants to have something to use as iTunes or Foobar artwork: http://cl.ly/FUql


  5. This sounds INCREDIBLE!!!

    Thank you from a huge Leonard Cohen fan.

  6. WONDERFUL! I don't know how I missed this, Prof. THANK-YOU! p.s. Love the info notes with each of your postings!
    - regards, martwwa

  7. Corry The NetherlandsOctober 26, 2014 at 2:10 AM

    Thank you very much for all Simon and Garfunkel posts and this Leonard Cohen post as well. Brings me all back to the "mono-time": I am 61 years old now but still listening to Simon and Garfunkel. The songs written by Paul Simon would not have drawn so much attention to the entire world without the angelic voice of Art Garfunkel. His voice is the best to be heard on mono by listening thourgh earspeakers! On the left speaker you can hear Art singing; on the right you hear Paul Simon`s voice! GREAT!

  8. Thanks for the orig mono! Can't wait to hear this!

  9. This is one of my favorite albums ever, but I've only ever heard the stereo version. I can't wait to hear this mono version. Thank you.

  10. What an treat, thank you very much for posting this!

  11. Much appreciated!

  12. Thank you very much, prof! You've helped me develop an appreciation for mono sound.

  13. Thanks for this. I have the stereo version on vinyl but it is badly scratched.