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List Rules Vote for the most memorable and affecting Leonard Cohen songs, not just singles and hits.

This is a list of the best Leonard Cohen songs, ranked by music lovers just like you. After achieving success as a poet and novelist, Leonard Cohen turned his attention to folk music in the late-'60s. The often-covered singer-songwriter is considered one of music's great lyricists. This list includes every one of Cohen's singles, from "Hallelujah" to "Suzanne," but his real fans know that he has plenty of other classic songs that are worth voting on.
 
Music videos and audio videos are included next to each song name, so if you haven't heard it you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Leonard Cohen songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. If the order of this list bothers you, then stick it to the man by creating your own version and re-ranking it. 

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Hallelujah Various Positions

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Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye Songs of Leonard Cohen

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Suzanne Songs of Leonard Cohen

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Famous Blue Raincoat Songs of Love and Hate

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Everybody Knows I'm Your Man

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Tower of Song I'm Your Man

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Bird On the Wire Songs From a Room

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So Long Marianne Songs of Leonard Cohen

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Dance Me to the End of Love Various Positions

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The Partisan Songs From a Room

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Chelsea Hotel #2 New Skin for the Old Ceremony

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Joan of Arc Songs of Love and Hate

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Sisters of Mercy Songs of Leonard Cohen

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I'm Your Man I'm Your Man

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If It Be Your Will Various Positions

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Take This Waltz Ten New Songs, I'm Your Man

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Avalanche Songs of Love and Hate

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The Future The Future

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A Thousand Kisses Deep is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
A Thousand Kisses Deep Ten New Songs

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In My Secret Life Ten New Songs

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Who By Fire New Skin for the Old Ceremony

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Anthem The Future

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Closing Time The Future

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The Stranger Song Songs of Leonard Cohen

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Teachers Songs of Leonard Cohen

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Story of Isaac Songs From a Room

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One of Us Cannot Be Wrong Songs of Leonard Cohen

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I Can't Forget I'm Your Man

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Alexandra Leaving Ten New Songs

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The Gypsy's Wife is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
The Gypsy's Wife Recent Songs

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Last Year's Man Songs of Love and Hate

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Stories of the Street Songs of Leonard Cohen

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Lover Lover Lover is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
Lover Lover Lover New Skin for the Old Ceremony

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Democracy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
Democracy The Future

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Ain't No Cure for Love is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time

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Leaving the Table is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time

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Don't Go Home With Your Hard-O... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
Don't Go Home With Your Hard-On Death of a Ladies' Man

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Love Calls You by Your Name is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
Love Calls You by Your Name Songs of Love and Hate

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Master Song Songs of Leonard Cohen

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Seems So Long Ago, Nancy Songs From a Room

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Night Comes On Various Positions

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Coming Back to You Various Positions

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Diamonds in the Mine Songs of Love and Hate

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Waiting for the Miracle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time

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Boogie Street is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
Boogie Street Ten New Songs

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Winter Lady Songs of Leonard Cohen

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Amen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
Amen Old Ideas

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You Want It Darker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time

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Show Me the Place is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time
Show Me the Place Old Ideas