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Ask Not for Whom the Bell Tolls

by Sue Kemple, CEO, My Last Soundtrack

So, 2016 was kind of a brutal year, right? It started with David Bowie, shocked with Prince, crested with Muhammad Ali, ended with Leonard Cohen… I mean George Michael… I mean Princess Leia… I mean, her mother.

The hits just kept coming.

And guess what. They will keep coming.

So many of us have been lamenting 2016, as if the year were the Grim Reaper himself, stalking the world and taking anyone within easy

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A Last Soundtrack to Honor Leonard Cohen

“Cohen was the dark eminence among a small pantheon of extremely influential singer-songwriters to emerge in the Sixties and early Seventies. Only Bob Dylan exerted a more profound influence upon his generation, and perhaps only Paul Simon and fellow Canadian Joni Mitchell equaled him as a song poet.

“Cohen’s haunting bass voice, nylon-stringed guitar patterns and Greek-chorus backing vocals shaped evocative songs that dealt with

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