An early loss for the passionate poet-turned-musician.
Despite success as a poet, Cohen feels the need to escape to the Greek island of Hydra.
In the Chelsea Hotel in New York, Cohen turns his talents to songwriting.
Disaster threatens Cohen's first European tour, but in Buddhism he finds spiritual solace.
Now hugely successful, Cohen retreats to Mount Baldy to spend time with his guru.
In a rare interview, Neil Young talks to John Wilson about his album 'Americana'.
Neil Young's ode to enduring love.
Reflections on the modern pioneers of the environmental movement. Today - Joni Mitchell.
The Canadian poet and songwriter reflects on his musical career.
The Canadian singer on the art of songwriting and becoming a Buddhist monk in the 1990s.
Leonard Cohen Front Row Special
Journalist and author Lynne Truss on why Joni Mitchell is her Muse.
Marc Riley dips into the archive and finds interviews with Marc Bolan and Joni Mitchell.
Nina Myskow talks to Rufus and Martha Wainwright about their confessional songs.
Rufus talks about his life-changing album Want One, plays piano and sings a cappella.
Michael Berkeley's guest is Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright.