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Jennifer Warnes - Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen)

Jennifer Warnes - Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen)

Performer: Jennifer Warnes
Title: Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen)
Style: Soft Rock, Vocal, Ballad
Released: 1986
Cat#: LAT 1227
Country: Canada
Label: Attic
Size MP3 version: 2177 mb
Size FLAC version: 2117 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 023
Genre: Rock / Pop

Jennifer Warnes - Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen)


1Song Of Bernadette3:58
2Joan Of Arc
Guitar, Bass, Synthesizer [Add] – Roscoe BeckPiano, Synthesizer – Bill GinnSynthesizer – Russell FerranteTambourine – Larry BrownVocals [Duet] – Leonard Cohen
3A Singer Must Die4:50
4First We Take Manhattan
Bass, Guitar – Roscoe BeckGuitar – Robben Ford, Stevie Ray VaughnHarmony Vocals – Jennifer WarnesPercussion – Lenny CastroSynthesizer – Russell FerranteSynthesizer, Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Gary Chang
5Came So Far For Beauty
Fretless Bass – Roscoe BeckSynthesizer, Accordion – Van Dyke Parks
6Bird On A Wire
Backing Vocals – Jennifer Warnes, Kal David, Willie Greene Jr.Bass – Jorge CalderonGuitar – Robben FordPercussion – Lenny CastroSaxophone – Reverend" Dave BoruffShaker – Larry BrownSynthesizer – Bill Ginn, William "Smitty" Smith
7Coming Back To You
Lap Steel Guitar – David Lindley
8Ain't No Cure For Love3:19
9Famous Blue Raincoat
Double Bass [String Bass] – Roscoe BeckPiano, Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Bill GinnTenor Saxophone – Paul OstermayerViolin [First] – Sid Page


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LAT 1227Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen) ‎(LP, Album)Attic, Cypress RecordsLAT 1227Canada1986
GCD8011-2Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen) ‎(CD, Album, RE, 20t)Cisco MusicGCD8011-2US2007
ACDM 1227Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen) ‎(CD, Album, RE)AtticACDM 1227CanadaUnknown
RTH 5052-1Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen) ‎(LP, Album, RM, 180)Rock The HouseRTH 5052-1US1997
SLPCD-3106Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat (The Songs Of Leonard Cohen) ‎(CD, Album)Sonet, Cypress RecordsSLPCD-3106Sweden1986


  • Art Direction, DesignLeslie Wintner
  • Art Direction, ProducerJennifer Warnes
  • DrumsVinnie Colaiuta (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B2)
  • EngineerBill Youdelman
  • Lyrics ByLeonard Cohen
  • Mastered ByBernie Grundman
  • Music ByBill Elliott (tracks: B3), John Lissauer (tracks: B5), Leonard Cohen (tracks: A1 to B2, B4, B5)
  • Music By, Lyrics ByJennifer Warnes (tracks: B3)
  • Photography By [Back Cover]Betsy Annas
  • ProducerC. Roscoe Beck
  • Programmed ByChuck Barth, Todd Yyega


Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs Of Leonard Cohen.
Issued with a printed inner lyrics sleeve

The four-point MAPL icons (Music, Artist, Performance, Lyrics) indicate all tracks are 50% Canadian Content (CanCon)



  • Manufactured By – Attic Records Limited
  • Distributed By – Attic Records Limited
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Cypress Records
  • Copyright (c) – Cypress Records
  • Recorded At – The Complex
  • Recorded At – Amigo Studios
  • Recorded At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
  • Recorded At – The Enterprise
  • Recorded At – Mama Jo's
  • Recorded At – Salty Dog Recording
  • Recorded At – Record Plant



Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs of Leonard Cohen is the sixth studio album recorded by the American singer Jennifer Warnes. It debuted on the Billboard 200 on February 14, 1987, and peaked at No. 72 in the US Billboard chart and in the UK albums chart. Originally released by Cypress Records RCA Records in the UK, it was reissued by Private Music after Cypress went out of business. It is the only Jennifer Warnes album to make the UK albums chart up to September 2014. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Jennifer Warnes was familiar with Leonard Cohen from a tour of duty as one of his backup singers in the early '70s, but this collection of Cohen's songs must have shocked her AM radio fans who knew her from her '70s country-pop hits and her movie themes, if they were even able to connect the woman who sang. Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs of Leonard Cohen. Jennifer Warnes. 0 out of 5 stars 12. Jennifer Warnes is a singer's singer, and Leonard Cohen is a songwriter's songwriter. They are each at the front of their game and are brilliant in unique, almost tangible ways. I am not certain whose idea the original album was, but what a wondrous pairing Warnes adds new levels to each of the excellent Cohen songs she interprets here and does a remarkable job on her songwriting collaboration with Cohen, Song of Bernadette. Writers Bill Elliott, Jennifer Warnes & Leonard Cohen. More Jennifer Warnes albums. The Well. The Hunter. Show all albums by Jennifer Warnes. Listen to Jennifer Warnes Radio featuring songs from Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs of Leonard Cohen free online. Слушать бесплатное интернет-радио, спорт, музыку, новости, разговорное и подкасты. События в прямом эфире, трансляции игр NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, университетских команд и матчи Премьер-лиги. CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, ESPN, BBC, NPR. Famous Blue Raincoat is a song by Leonard Cohen. It is the sixth track on his third album, Songs of Love and Hate. Leonard Leonard Cohen. Album: Songs Of Love And Hate 1971. Get the Sheet Music License This Song . songfacts . To be able to do the songs on Love And Hate, he had to take those songs and let them get into him and be creative enough to come in with those killer arrangements. Regarding the orchestra, Cornelius said: In London these guys are all 50, 60, 70 years old, and they're all dressed nicely in a string section with cellos and oboes and stuff, and they've got their little lunch pails by them. In 1987, Warnes released an entire album of Cohen's songs called Famous Blue Raincoat before contributing to the hit I've Had The Time of My Life later that year. First We Take Manhattan Lyrics. Famous Blue Raincoat Lyrics. Aint No Cure for Love Lyrics. Joan of Arc Live in Concert Lyrics. Jennifer Warnes Lyrics provided by . Do you like this album Leave a review. In the Know