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2 for 2uesday

Two performances from the Last Waltz on November 25, 1976 not featured in the film. “Furry Sings The Blues” by Joni Mitchell with Neil Young on harmonica “All Our Past Times” by Eric Clapton w/The Band Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe […]

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Happy Birthday, Joni!

Three things make me happy in the month of November, Thanksgiving, The movie The Last Waltz and the fact that Joni Mitchell’s birthday is today and it’s a great excuse to celebrate her amazing catalog of music. I was going to post Joni’s performance in The Last Waltz but YouTube pointed me to “The Last […]

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The Best Thanksgiving movie

Happy Thanksgiving!  I’m very thankful for so many things.  One of them is knowing Joni Mitchell is making progress health wise after a very arduous health scare this year.  In honor of The Last Waltz possibly the greatest concert film if not one of the best films ever. I give you Joni Mitchell singing Coyote […]

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Get well soon, Joni

I never like to hear the times I discover Rock Stars aren’t as immortal as I often think they are.  Joni Mitchell was admitted to the hospital on March 31.  Her website posted this frightening update: “Joni was found unconscious in her home this afternoon. She regained consciousness on the ambulance ride to an L.A. […]

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Songwriting Credits

Well it happened again as Sam Smith and his team of lawyers decided that his multi-million selling single “Stay With Me” bares a too close for comfort resemblance to Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down”. Songwriting credit will now be shared with Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne. It happens.  I even wrote about it after Bruce […]

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New Music Tuesday

In the post Grammy haze, there’s not much new coming out as everyone focuses on hopefully taking advantage of the Grammy bump.  There is however, a box set coming out from Joni Mitchell that is essential for any fan of singer-songwriters or actually fans of all genres of music.  Pop, Jazz, R&B, Country  Classical, Joni’s […]

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The Genius Of Joni

Tonight at The Hollywood Bowl artists with varying backgrounds will come to salute Joni Mitchell with a show called Joni’s Jazz.  It’s a testament to her talent that people like Herbie Hancock, Kurt Elling, Glenn Hansard, Aimee Mann, Chaka Khan and Wayne Shorter will  give their interpretations of her music with a  playing of her […]

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