Clare Maguire - "The Last Time I Saw Richard". It was hard for me to imagine loving a faithful cover of Joni Mitchell's "The Last Time I Saw Richard". What was there to improve upon? But Clare Maguire has recorded...
For Justin Long, a tough breakup wasn't an excuse to hibernate with a pint of Ben & Jerry's ice cream and the entire collected works of Bon Iver (though in his case there was a lot of Joni Mitchell involved). It was, however, a chance to write his first feature film. Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Of Monsters and Men, Joni Mitchell, Feist Song: Ariela Jacobs - The Sound [download here] What's so good? Ariela Jacobs is a young artist starting to gain some recognition for her emotive, intelligent storytelling. Show More Summary
It may be Joni Mitchell's 70th birthday, but she's the one giving gifts. Early Thursday, the musician released a never-before-seen promotional clip for her "Hits" and "Misses" albums, two compilations released on the same day in 1996. During...Show More Summary
Joni Mitchell, you just turned 70, you forever young spirit, forever old soul. You still hold the monopoly on weepy music for a certain sort of lady. Many trendy It girls of today (Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling, Tavi Gevinson) are choosing you (Blue, particularly, "River," particularly) as their go-to chanteuse... More »
Today is Joni Mitchell’s 70th birthday, and although the prolific singer-songwriter has not released an album of new material in six years, it’s impossible not to recognize her indelible contributions to music in her decades-long career. Show More Summary
Turin Brakes’ Olly Knights pulls 2 LPs off his shelves that are near and dear to him. —Ed. Hejira by Joni Mitchell | “I discovered this album when I was about fifteen in my parents’ vinyl collection. It started out as completely alien...Show More Summary
by Alex Balk It seems hard to remember now that we live in an age where you can pop into any given Starbucks of a Wednesday afternoon and find "Free Man In Paris" playing on the speakers but Roberta Joan Anderson is one of the most groundbreaking...Show More Summary
Happy Birthday to ‘Lost’ star Yunjin Kim! She’s 40 today. Let’s see who else is celebrating a birthday today. Actor Barry Newman is 75. Singer Johnny Rivers is 71. Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is 70. Actor Christopher Knight is 56. … Continue reading »
Believe it or not, Joni Mitchell is turning 70 today (Nov. 7). The Canadian singer-songwriter and painter, who broke into the music business in the late 1960s, helped define a generation with songs like "Big Yellow Taxi," "Woodstock,"...Show More Summary
I wanted to explore this song more and more. It turned me on and showed me a perspective that I had been seeking.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Joni Mitchell Song: Tame Impala - Feels Like We Only Go Backwards (Hayley Coupon Cover) [download here] What's so good? Hayley Coupon makes the fine choice of putting a bluegrass twist on...Show More Summary
It might seem ludicrous to use the word “underappreciated” when discussing an artist with as many accomplishments and accolades as Joni Mitchell. In addition to having sold millions of albums, Mitchell is the recipient of eight Grammy awards among many nominations (as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002); she is also a Rock [...]
On "Covered," actress and singer Katey Sagal's first studio album in nine years, the "Sons of Anarchy" star takes on songs by Ryan Adams, Ray LaMontagne, Gillian Welch, Joni Mitchell and more. The project's first single, which debuts here ahead of the album's Nov. Show More Summary
Never get tired of this one. — CFCF
Marling is fast emerging as one of folk's greats with her gothic Joni Mitchell infused tunes Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 07:10 ON Wed 2 Oct 2013 What you need to know Folk singer-songwriter Laura Marling continues her UK tour this week with two gigs in London. Show More Summary
"I love Madonna to death, but she's never going to give me that damn baton. I'll probably turn into more of a Joni Mitchell," says Katy Perry, who apparently has never listened to Joni Mitchell or tried to pry anything from her cold, dead painter hands. Read more...
I started listening to the title song of "Tall Tall Shadow," Basia Bulat's new CD, and I heard a kind of bruised purity. The walking rhythm was clever. The production was crisp. But there are a gazillion female singer-songwriters with...Show More Summary
Katy Perry graces the cover of next week's Billboard magazine, which hits newsstands on Sept. 30. In the issue, Katy talks about her upcoming album, Prism, which has already spawned a No. 1 hit with the single "Roar," and touches on the change in sound from her previous work, saying, "I didn't want to do Teenage Dream 2.0. Show More Summary
It's hardly unusual when this or that '60s or '70s pop/rock star now in his/her 60s or 70s becomes a grandparent. Bob Dylan has nine grandkids, Paul McCartney has eight and Robert Plant, Joni Mitchell, Rod Stewart, Neil Diamond, Carly...Show More Summary