Singer, songwriter, director
Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson; November 7, 1943), is a Canadian singer-songwriter and painter. Mitchell began singing in small nightclubs in Saskatchewan and Western Canada and then busking in the streets and dives of Toronto. In 1965, she moved to the United...Wikipedia
Born: 7th November, 1943, Fort McLeod, Alberta, Canada
Height: 5' 6" (168 cm)
Claim to Fame: Big Yellow Taxi
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Blue (1971) is the fourth album of Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. Exploring the various facets of relationships from infatuation on "A Case of You" to insecurity on "This Flight Tonight", the songs feature simple accompaniments on piano, guitar and Appalachian dulcimer. Blue was a critical and commercial success, reaching #15 on the Billboard 200 and #3 in the UK Albums Chart. The single "Carey" reached #93 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In January 2000, the New York Times chose Blue as one of the 25 albums that represented "turning points and pinnacles in 20th-century popular music".
When you`re trying to pass on the best of the stuff you`re culling to what should be a hungry culture but you have it diminished... that`s kind of disappointing.
I hate show business.
Instruments played include the guitar, piano, oboe, and autoharp.
Had polio as a child and due to complications from the disease cannot play a wide body acoustic guitar because of the pressure it puts on her back and shoulder.
By ANGELA DOLAND, Associated Press Writer
Sat May 24, 1:29 PM ET
CANNES, France (AP) — Most documentaries stick with interviews of living people. But since this one`s about New York`s Chelsea Hotel and its rock `n` roll aura, it seems natural that the ghosts of Janis Joplin and Sid Vicious turn up.
For "Chelsea on the Rocks," which premiered Friday at the Cannes Film Festival, director Abel Ferrara ("Bad Lieutenant") strung together archival footage and interviews of the artists, writers and actors who have lived there, in typical... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
BY CHARLES J. GANS, Associated Press Writer
Mon May 12, 12:46 PM ET
NEW YORK - Carly Simon didn`t find it easy reading "Girls Like Us," the nonfiction best-seller which interweaves her life story with those of fellow singer-songwriters Joni Mitchell and Carole King.
Simon was the only one of the three who agreed to speak to writer Sheila Weller, who relied heavily on interviews with friends and family to tell their life stories.
"I think Sheila did a terrific job and the book is extremely interesting, but it brought back things that I didn`t... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
Carly Simon has become the latest star to join the ranks of coffee chain Starbucks` record label roster. The "You`re So Vain" singer has joined former lover James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and Paul McCartney after announcing her new album, "This Kind Of Love," will be released by Hear Music in April.
The album features collaborations with revered songwriter Jimmy Webb and Frank Filipetti, who joined Simon for her late-1990s Film Noir album, and tracks written by the singer`s children Sally and Ben.
It`s Simon`s first album of original material since... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 7 years ago
Sometimes love has a life of its own.
A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.