Joni MitchellGershwin Prize for Popular Song honoree Joni Mitchell speaks to the media on the red carpet at the 2023 Gershwin Prize Concert at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023. Photo by Elaina Finkelstein/Library of Congress.

Joni Mitchell wrote “Help Me” for her sixth studio album, Court and Spark. The folk singer-songwriter tapped into her jazz influences and recorded the song with Tom Scott’s L.A. Express Band. Mitchell sang about falling in love with a ladies’ man and not being able or wanting to pull awayContinue Reading

India.Arie Spotify Removal

    Will other artists follow India.Arie, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young in their boycott of Spotify by removing their music in protest of Joe Rogan’s racism and views on COVID-19 vaccines?  Were any darker-skinned actresses offended by Thandie Newton taking acting roles that she feels should have gone toContinue Reading