Leonard Cohen Chelsea Hotel

leonard cohen chelsea hotel

leonard cohen chelsea hotel

Chelsea Hotel No.2, yes, but is there a Chelsea Hotel No.1? The answer is No, at least where Cohen's 'official' records are concerned. The answer is No, at least where Cohen's 'official' records are concerned.

Most Cohen fans are familiar with Leonard Cohen’s account of the sexual encounter between him and Janis Joplin. While there are several variations, Cohen’s introduction to “Chelsea Hotel #2” at a 1988 New York City concert is representative: 1. A thousand years ago I lived at this Hotel in NYC.

This song references a sexual encounter Leonard Cohen had with singer Janis Joplin in New York’s Chelsea Hotel.. In his own words: I wrote this for an American singer who died a while ago.

Lyrics to "Chelsea Hotel #2" song by Leonard Cohen: I remember you well in the Chelsea Hotel, you were talking so brave and so sweet, giving me head o...

Leonard Cohen - Chelsea Hotel Lyrics Leonard Cohen. Edit lyrics Print Lyrics What does this song mean to you? Show All ({{discussionTotal}}) Popular Right Now. ... I remember you well in the Chelsea Hotel You were famous, your heart was a legend You told me again you preferred handsome men

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General CommentChelsea Hotel is a hotel in New York City often frequented by musicians, artist and writers (also the place where Nancy Spungen was allegedly murdered by Sid Vicious). The lyrics are about Leonard's sexual encounter with Janis Joplin at the hotel.

(*) Leonard probably means by that the version of "Chelsea Hotel 1" as sung in the movie by Tony Palmer "Bird on A Wire" Click here. (**) The studio version included in the album "New skin for the old ceremony", called "Chelsea Hotel 2".

Leonard Cohen, who lived in room 424, and Janis Joplin, in room 411, had an affair there in 1968, and Cohen later wrote two songs about it, "Chelsea Hotel" and "Chelsea Hotel #2". Jobriath spent his last years in the pyramid-topped apartment on the Chelsea's rooftop where he died from AIDS in August 1983.

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