I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons
9780061995002 Singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen is one of the most important and influential musical artists of the past fifty yearsâ€”and one of the most elusive. In Iâ€™m Your Man, journalist Sylvie Simmons, one of the foremost chroniclers of the world of rock â€™nâ€™ roll and popular music, explores the extraordinary life and creative genius of Leonard Cohen. Iâ€™m Your Man is an intimate and insightful appreciation of the man responsible for â€œSuzanne,â€ â€œBird on a Wire,â€ â€œHallelujah,â€ and so many other unforgettable, oft-covered ballads and songs.Â Based on Simmonsâ€™s unparalleled access to Cohenâ€”and written with her hallmark blend of intelligence, integrity, and styleâ€”Iâ€™m Your Man is the definitive biography of a major musical artist widely considered in a league with the great Bob Dylan. Readers of Life by Rolling Stone Keith Richards and Patti Smithâ€™s phenomenal Just Kids will be riveted by this fascinating portrait of a singular musical icon.