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Year of the Joni: Episode #3

In the third episode of “Year of the Joni”, we take a look at Joni Mitchell’s first attempts at making it in the music business. You can listen to the first episode HERE, or better yet, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher (search: Year of the Joni).

WORKS CITED
INTERVIEWS

Judy Collins on Leonard Cohen

CBC Music Interview

Bill Boggs Interviewing Judy Collins

MTV Influences: Joni Mitchell

“The Way It Is” Interview with Joni Mitchell

Malka Marom interview with Leonard Cohen

Joni Mitchell on Meeting Jimi Hendrix

Howard Stern Interview with David Crosby

A Woman of Heart and Mind (Documentary)

MUSIC
Joni Mitchell:

“The Cactus Tree”

“A Case of You”

“The Circle Game”

“The Dawntreader”

“I Think I Understand”

“Marcie”

“Song About the Midway”

Others:

Leonard Cohen “Suzanne”

Leonard Cohen “Bird On the Wire”

Judy Collins “Both Sides Now”

George Hamilton IV “Urge for Going”

Tom Rush “The Circle Game”

Buffy Saint Marie “The Circle Game”

 

RESEARCH:
Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words by Malka Marom

Joni: The Creative Odyssey of Joni Mitchell by Katherine Monk

Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell by David Yaffe

Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and the Journey of a Generation by Sheila Weller

“Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell: Just One of Those Things” by Cohencentric.com

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BDWPS Podcast: Episode #55

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In this year’s “That 70s Show” episode, we take a look at the music that shaped 1974. It was a year of many genres nearing their end while future genres were just beginning to bud in the underground.

Check it out HERE, or better yet, subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher (search: BDWPS).

Tracklist:

Leonard Cohen “There is a War”

Gil Scott Heron “H2O-Gate”

Funkadelic “On the Verge of Getting It On”

Cluster “Caramel”

King Crimson “Fallen Angel”

Robert Wyatt “Little Red Riding Hood Hit the Road”

Roxy Music “All I Want is You” John Cale “Fear is a Man’s Best Friend”

John Cale “Fear is a Man’s Best Friend”

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20 Worst Album Covers of 2015

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The annual “Worst Album Covers” list is one of my favorites because it gives me a chance to write about a subject that is a little more light-hearted and fun than the more formal album review. I enjoy poking fun at the bad album covers that I’ve seen during the year, so go into the following article with that in mind. If you are easily offended, it might be good to stop reading now. Some of the choices will make you feel awkward, some of the choices are in bad taste, and others are just plain awful. Whether you find the following covers to be interesting or fantastically bad, take joy in this year’s collection of horrible album art.

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