TCC Playlist: So Long, Marianne by Bill Callahan

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Bill Callahan

“You held onto me like I was a crucifix, as we went kneeling through the dark.”

I love Bill Callahan, formerly of the one man band Smog, and his cover of Leonard Cohen’s song “So Long, Marianne.” It’s so sad and literate, and lines like “The angels forget to pray for us,” seem to come from some long lost Catholic imagination. Listen to the song here: