Latest Joni Mitchell News

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

Jun. 15, 2024 10:53 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. ...