Old Ideas. Don't you love it? What beautiful ambiguity. Old ideas as in those that have been around for a while and old ideas as in those of an old man.
Here is another septeguenarian in our series on the elder statesmen of songwriting, At 77, Leonard is still hard at it, writing songs and touring. Fully employed as he likes to say. Like our other living legends his current work deals in part with mortality.
He begins, "I want to speak to Leonard/ He's a sportsman and a shepherd/ He's a lazy bastard living in a suit..." Here is God asking to speak with one of his prophets.
Here is a live performance of his song "Going Home" recorded in Dublin:
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