As Leonard Cohen's new album, Old Ideas, diffuses its way into the pop-culture universe, Columbia Records is prodding it along with Old Ideas With New Friends, a compilation of artists covering their Cohen favorites.
My Top Ten list of the year has very little, if any connection, with what people who still pay attention to the hipster music scene and read the Billboard charts would consider the best records of the year. And to be honest, I don't give a crap.
This weekend, the legendary R&B songwriting team will receive honorary doctorates in recognition of the 3500 songs they've produced over their 35-year partnership. In this interview, they reflect on their extraordinary careers.