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Podcast alert

Now that you’ve read all the raves about Leonard Cohen’s show at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan, download here and listen to what everybody’s been shouting about.

Fans of the late singer-songwriter John Martyn should check out this tribute on Mike Harding’s BBC 2 show.

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John Martyn

John Martyn performs “May You Never” with Kathy Mattea, Jerry Douglas on dobro,  Danny Thompson on bass. Here’s another great one: “Couldn’t Love You More,” from 1977:

Martyn died Thursday of double pneumonia atthe age of 60 — far  too young an age, though probably older than his hard-drinking ways would have led one to expect. Michael Gray notes his passing, as does Will Hodgkinson.

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