A live from Darkside's Dave Harrington's holiday concert in Brooklyn this past weekend.
Joni Mitchell spoke to Vogue about her new box set, which contains more than 50 songs from over the course of her career, and also about the utter lack of creativity of the youngins. All in all, she sounded very Joni Mitchell. Read more...
A Conversation with Roger Hodgson Mike Ragogna: Roger, Crime Of The Century is forty years old, congratulations on that and for co-creating such an iconic album. So you and Rick Davies wrote the songs separately though you were both credited as the songwriters, kind of like the Lennon/McCartney arrangement. Roger Hodgson: Right. Show More Summary
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The best box sets are their own worlds, aural encapsulations so fully imagined that five or six hours becomes something to get lost in, like a Brontë sisters bender or a Martin Scorsese weekend.
I don’t really want to paint sorrowful stuff, you know? Like, I get that out of my system. I guess what I was trying to say in the writing. You know, like “For The Roses” is really, you know, writing my sorrows. That’s probably the one. “Court and Spark” has got some of it. “Blue” has got [...]
Joni Mitchell’s discography gathers 19 original albums spanning from the masterful to varying degrees of flawed, a range highlighting her lack of artistic complacency. She’s had her share of compilations, and Rhino’s Love Has Many Faces:...Show More Summary
One of the truly great pastimes of the Taylor Swift Era is trying to figure out which celebrities inspired Taylor’s musical tales of heartbreak and inevitable recovery and triumph. We’ve been pretending not to move our feet to “Shake...Show More Summary
Folk legend and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was set to be the centerpiece of a 2012 biopic about her career but pulled the plug on the project after hearing Taylor Swift was involved. In a recent interview with The Sunday Times, Mitchell shed light on plans for a film adaptation of Sheila Weller’s book titled Girls Like Us. Show More Summary
According to Joni Mitchell, Taylor Swift isn’t fit to portray her in the planned big-screen adaptation of Girls Like Us. The 71-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter was reportedly upset by the possibility of having the 24-year-old country sweetheart star in the film. Show More Summary
Talk about awkward timing! On Sunday, it was revealed that music icon, Joni Mitchell, doesn't want Taylor Swift to play her in an upcoming biopic based on the book, Girls Like Us. [ Related: When Taylor Has One Too Many Drinks, She Tends To Cry to Joni ] Joni shot down the rumor in The Sunday Times, simply [...]
She’s the voice of a generation and Taylor Swift was looking forward to playing Joni Mitchell in an upcoming biopic based on the book “Girls Like Us.” Having begun talks back in 2012, it seems the “Shake It Off” songstress won’t getShow More Summary
Ding! Ding! Ding! It is apparently on between Taylor Swift and... Joni Mitchell?!? The same week that Bette Midler dissed Ariana Grande, the 71-year old artist spoke to The Sunday Times, bringing up a 2012 rumor that Swift was in talks...Show More Summary
Joni Mitchell did not like the idea of Taylor Swift portraying her in the upcoming biopic of her life Girls Like Us. “I squelched that,” the 71-year-old entertainer told the Sunday Times about nixing the 24-year-old star off the short list. “I said to the producer, ‘All you’ve got is a girl with high cheekbones.’ [...]
Taylor Swift probably won’t be starring in the upcoming biopic about Joni Mitchell. Swift was in the running for the role back in 2012. At the time, the country singer said that she was eager to play Joni Mitchell. Swift said: “I wish I could say it’s confirmed! But the thing about movies that I’ve […]
When there were rumblings of a Joni Mitchell biopic, some music enthusiasts were excited and others were a bit apprehensive about the news. Who could ever capture such a soulful presence like Mitchell? In 2012, to the horror of many,...Show More Summary
Everyone loves Taylor Swift. That's something we can agree on, right? She's a national treasure, and there's nothing she can't do â?? from co-hosting The Voice to guest starring on New Girl or collecting all of the trophies at every major music awards program. Show More Summary
Joni Mitchell says Taylor Swift will never-ever-ever play her in a movie.
Remember when bestselling haircut Taylor Swift was eyeing a role playing Joni Mitchell in an adaption of Sheila Weller's book Girls Like Us, chronicling the rise of Mitchell, Carly Simon, and Carole King? Joni herself is claiming responsibility for putting the kibosh on the whole idea. Read more...
Joni Mitchell barely ever does TV these days, but she’s got a new box set called Love Has Many Faces out. And yesterday, she promoted it by showing up on Tavis Smiley’s TV show for a loose, unstructured half-hour interview. Mitchell is, as ever, a charming presence. And in her interview with Smiley, she goes [...]