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10 Great Leonard Cohen Covers

Nina Simone, R.E.M., Lana Del Rey tackle tunes of songwriting great

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Leonard Cohen passed away at the age of 82.

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Leonard Cohen wrote songs that seemed perfectly matched to the plainspoken rhythms and dry timbre of his voice. But his compositions were so simple and sturdy that other performers could adapt them to their own styles with little fuss. Here are 10 of the best renditions of Cohen's work.

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