People forget that Leonard Cohen wrote something else besides the now-ubiquitous "Hallelujah". He composed this haunting ode to love and human frailty, "Song of Bernadette." Here's the great Jennifer Warnes - whatever happened to her, by the way? — performing this, evidently on "The Smothers Brothers" show in the early 1970s.
Read the whole thing.
(Via New Advent World Watch.)