Watch & Listen: Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen Part of 92nd Street Y Online Archive

92nd Street Y has recordings of over 10,000 events going back to 1949. This Thursday they will start letting people watch or stream audio of over 1000 of them, and right now there’s an audio stream of Leonard Cohen performing “The Stranger Song” from 1966, and an interview with Lou Reed from 2006 that you can check out.

Lou Reed:

Leonard Cohen reads two poems – “For E.J.P” and “You Have the Lovers” – and performs “The Stranger Song.”

About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael recently completed his first novel, Days of the Crazy-Wild, and is currently writing a second novel.

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