Bass and saxophone player Wilton Felder, who was an original member of the Crusaders and performed on hundreds of recordings with artists including Joni Mitchell and Michael Jackson, died Sept. 27 at his home in Whittier, Calif. He was 75.Read full article >>
Joni Mitchell, "In France They Kiss on Main Street"
"I don't think it really has sunk in yet — I really didn't expect to win," says Buffy Sainte-Marie. The 74-year-old Native Canadian singer-songwriter is referring to recently winning this year's Polaris Music Prize (Canada's annual award for the country's best full-length album of the year) for her record Power in...
Bass and saxophone player Wilton Felder, who was an original member of the Crusaders and performed on hundreds of recordings with artists such as Joni Mitchell and Michael Jackson, has died at his home in Whittier. He was 75. The cause of his death Sunday was complications from cancer, said his...
Matt Groening is literally living a Joni Mitchell song... his neighbor paved paradise and put up a parking lot, and he's pissed. Matt is enraged one of his neighbors is taking an ax to four 100-year-old pine trees, which he says are...
The Weather Station revolves around singer-songwriter Tamara Lindeman, whose albums under the name evoke the gentlest, most powerful folk of years gone by, from Joni Mitchell to Smog. Here, she and her band amp things up considerably, tackling Joy Division’s oft-covered “Transmission” and bringing some new, banjo-assisted dimensions to it. Show More Summary
Henry Diltz is a former musician who took some of the most iconic photos of the 1960s and ’70s, many of which graced the covers of groundbreaking albums. Crosby Stills and Nash, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, the Doors, the Eagles, all became friends and subjects. Show More Summary
English folk trio the Staves opened for Florence + The Machine at Manchester Arena earlier tonight, and before the show, the Stavely-Taylor sisters warmed up by performing an a cappella rendition of Joni Mitchell’s classic “A Case Of You” in the corridor. If you’ve listened to the Staves before, you already know this, but seriously…those […]
"They paved paradise and put up a parking lot." Joni Mitchell I went to visit a friend yesterday. I had been out of town for a while and I really needed to see her. She's always been there for me: strong, peaceful, and beautiful, with a quiet wisdom. Show More Summary
“You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.” Those were the sage words of Joni Mitchell and it certainly applied to Olympique Lyonnais’ case, the big yellow taxi excepted of course. On a cold, rainy evening yesterday at Stade de Gerland, Hubert Fournier’s team huffed and puffed but were […]
I was in a "blue mood" looking for a song for tonight and thought of this one by Joni Mitchell. "River" is a great song on an awesome album. What's going on with you?
“Just a little green, like the color when the spring is born. There’ll be crocuses to bring to school tomorrow. Just a little green.” Joni Mitchell once sang that about Jared Leto’s hair. Now what’s she singing? A different tune, no doubt. Read more...
In 1969 the Woodstock Festival inspired Joni Mitchell to dream of "bomber death planes ? turning into butterflies above our nation."
The entities who administer frequent travel loyalty programs may not have paved paradise and put up a parking lot as sung by Joni Mitchell in the 1970 song Big Yellow Taxi — unless you count Terminal 3 at John F. Kennedy International...Show More Summary
Joni Mitchell's Both Sides Now Growing old is never easy. We have our aches, our pains, and even our fleeting mental sharpness. For the person who makes a living on the strengths of their musical ability, especially their voice, the stakes can be even higher. Show More Summary
Emmylou Harris: "Born to Run" Joni Mitchell: "Carey" Linda Ronstadt: "When Will I Be Loved?"
A coalition for a fossil-fuel-free future is up against an out-of-state energy firm's gas storage project. Let’s amend the famous line from Joni Mitchell’s “Yellow Taxi” to fit this moment in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Show More Summary
By Ellen Cantarow | (Tomdispatch.com) | – – Let’s amend the famous line from Joni Mitchell’s “Yellow Taxi” to fit this moment in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. There,…
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Let’s amend the famous line from Joni Mitchell’s “Yellow Taxi” to fit this moment in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. There, Big Energy seems determined to turn paradise, if not into a parking lot, then into a massive storage area for fracked natural gas. Show More Summary