In our last Sunday Setlist, E. did a solo version of Mr. Cohen's 'Chelsea Hotel No. 2' (it starts at the 13 minute mark....here).
Of course, in the preamble to E's version I started babbling on ignorantly about how nobody seems to know what happened to No. 1.
I got an Email from E. yesterday...
With a link.
Here it is, from 'The Bird On A Wire Tour', circa 1972...
You got that right.
My 20 year old kid is filling me in on old, old guy musical history from 40 years ago.
As a little prod like this so often does, it sent me to digging.
And I managed to find a side-by-side comparison (scroll down).
There's a lot that is the same in the two versions, but there are significant differences too.
Like what he and his friends were trying to do, separately/not together apparently, in 1967....
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