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Flashback: Celebrating Leonard Cohen's Lifetime of Achievement

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Michael Jackson isn't the only artist who will receive a Lifetime Achievement award at this Sunday's 52nd Annual Grammy Awards: Canadian poet Leonard Cohen will also be honored for his contributions to music at the January 31st awards show. Just last week, Cohen's "Hallelujah" once again topped the singles chart after it was covered by Justin Timberlake and Matt Morris at the "Hope for Haiti Now" special. To celebrate the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and his work, let's look back at a pair of vintage Cohen performances: Up top, watch Cohen perform his classic "Suzanne" at the 1970 Isle of Wight festival, and down below, Cohen sings "The Stranger Song" on the Julie Felix Show in 1967.

Bonus Flashback: Lou Reed inducts Cohen into the Rock Hall in 2008:

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