Watch an Animated Interview with Joni Mitchell, Originally Conducted in 1986

Watch an Animated Interview with Joni Mitchell, Originally Conducted in 1986

Back in 1986, revered singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell was interviewed by record executive Joe Smith. This week, audio footage of that interview has been combined with some slick animation by Blank on Blank, a project carried out by PBS Digital Studios. As a result, you may now enjoy the archival interview below, reinvigorated with the added animation: […]

Joni Mitchell’s Health Situation: The Latest Buzz and Updates

Joni Mitchell’s Health Situation: The Latest Buzz and Updates

Rumors began circulating last night that legendary singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell‘s health had taken a turn for the worse. The singer, 71, has been hospitalized since being found unresponsive on March 31. On Tuesday, online reports began circulating that she had ‘fallen into a coma’ with little hope of recovery (as per TMZ). Billboard’s report yesterday […]

Top 11 Flower Power Songs

Top 11 Flower Power Songs

“The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.” — Alice Cooper The return of spring is a good time to look back at flower power, the hippie movement of the ‘60s that incorporated psychedelic music, Day-Glo posters and mind-bending drugs. During the Summer of Love, shirts, dresses and VW Bugs were […]

Joni Mitchell Found Unconscious, Rushed to Hospital

Joni Mitchell Found Unconscious, Rushed to Hospital

Legendary singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell was apparently found unconscious at her home in Los Angeles earlier Tuesday night, and has been rushed to a hospital. The news comes from TMZ, who also added some more details: Sources tell us paramedics went to 71-year-old Mitchell’s Los Angeles home around 2:30 PM. We’re told the 911 call was […]

Heart and Soul: An Interview with Nancy Wilson

Heart and Soul: An Interview with Nancy Wilson

Stylistically, Heart tore a page from the Led Zeppelin playbook of light and shade dynamics. And it’s that crafty collision of electric and acoustic fireworks that helped define the group’s trademark sound, marked by Ann Wilson‘s spectacular multi-octave voice, Ann and Nancy’s inspired songwriting and fiery musicianship. Like Zeppelin, they tapped into the primal “hammer […]