Latest Joni Mitchell News

Meet Will Butler, the singer-songwriter who makes Broadway's 'Stereophonic' rock

Jun. 10, 2024 11:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The assignment was daunting: Write a song for an onstage moment of transcendence. Make it kind of funny and exciting and for a five-piece band. Write it so it justifies an audience sitting in their seats for two hours before they hear it. And, oh, it must plausibly be a rock hit...

Here's what to know about conservatorships and how Brian Wilson's case evolved

May. 10, 2024 17:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge put Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson under a court conservatorship to oversee his personal and medical affairs after the legendary songwriter's doctor reported that he has a major neurocognitive disorder. The judge on Thursday appointed two longtime...

Singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt's latest album is a distinct shift from her austere sound

May. 02, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jessica Pratt released her debut self-titled album, which she boasts had virtually no post-production, the singer-songwriter was critically praised for her austere guitar and hypnotic voice. The 2011 album’s imperfections were a feature rather than a drawback. ...

Solar eclipse playlist: 20 songs to rock out to on your cosmic adventure

Apr. 03, 2024 10:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The total solar eclipse is quickly approaching. While you prepare to hit the road towards the path of total darkness or anticipate hours of traffic coming out of your watch party, you'll need something to listen to. And we've got your back. Across 20 tracks,...

Elton John and Bernie Taupin honored with prestigious Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

Mar. 21, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sir Elton John and lyricist Bernie Taupin were honored with the prestigious Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, making a point to underscore that their musical legacy is in harmony with their philanthropy, especially the Elton John AIDS Foundation. ...