Suzanne" is a song written by Canadian poet and musician Leonard Cohen in the 1960s. First published as a poem in 1966, it was recorded as a song by Judy Collins in the same year, and Cohen performed it as his debut single, from his 1967 album Songs of Leonard Cohen. Many other artists have recorded versions, and it has become one of the most-covered songs in Cohen's catalogue. In 2006, Pitchfork Media listed the song No. 41 on their list of "The Top Songs of the 1960s".
Album: Songs From A Room (1969). Get the Sheet Music License This Song. songfacts ®. Artistfacts ®. Lyrics. Here's what he told Songfacts about this song: "Bird On The Wire is a classic in my book. Leonard has a home on an island in Greece called Hydra, and from his living room, there's an electric wire you can see, and that's where he got the idea.
Suzanne, Bird On The Wire (7", Single). Suzanne, Bird On The Wire (7").
Album · 2005 · 10 Songs. 10 Songs, 53 Minutes. Released: 1 Jan 2005. More By Perla Batalla.
Bird on the Wire is found on the album The Best of Leonard Cohen. Found on more albums: Live in Montreux June 25, 1976 Songs from a Room Cohen Live Greatest Hits Live Songs Field Commander Cohen: Tour of 1979 The Essential Leonard Cohen Mojo Presents Artist's Choice: Willie Nelson Songs from a Room Greatest Hits/Field Commander Cohen Greatest Hits/Field Commander Cohen The Essential Leonard Cohen Songs from a Room Live in London So Long, Marianne Live at the Isle of Wight Greatest Hits Songs from the Road. Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free.
Leonard cohen in concert. Like a bird on the wire, Like a drunk in an old midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free, if I have been untrue, if. I have been untrue Just that I thought a lover had to be some kind of liar too. (Mr. Bobby Metzger on the guitar.
Produced by Robert Kory. Album Live in Dublin. Bird on the Wire (Live in Dublin) Lyrics
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- Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
- Published By – Tro Essex Music Ltd.
- Published By – M.A.M. (Music Publishing) Ltd.
- Written-By – L. Cohen*
NotesHall Of Fame Hits
A U.S.A. Production
Made in England
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): S CBS 8353 A
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): S CBS 8353 B
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|13-33192||Leonard Cohen||Bird Of The Wire / Suzanne (7", Single)||Columbia||13-33192||US||Unknown|
|4-33192||Leonard Cohen||Suzanne/Bird Of The Wire (7", Single)||Columbia||4-33192||Canada||Unknown|
|CBS S 8353||Leonard Cohen||Suzanne / Bird On The Wire (7")||CBS||CBS S 8353||Germany||Unknown|
|S CBS 8353, CBS 8353||Leonard Cohen||Suzanne / Bird On The Wire (7", Sol)||CBS, CBS||S CBS 8353, CBS 8353||UK||1973|