From Mick Jagger to Joni Mitchell: The Who’s Pete Townshend names the only 5 ‘authentic rock stars’

“There are very few people truly authentic to the cause: David Byrne. Mick Jagger. Neil Young. Joni Mitchell. Deborah Harry,”

Source: From Mick Jagger to Joni Mitchell: The Who’s Pete Townshend names the only 5 ‘authentic rock stars’

Joni Mitchell and James Taylor’s performance for John Peel

The below bootleg even has Joni another song about a rock leading man, this time it follows ‘For Free’ and it’s ‘The Circle Game’ and the moody attitude of Neil Young. “There was a friend of mine who had just left a rock and roll band to become a folk singer” she goes on that Young had felt over the hill after the age of 21. It all adds up to a quite wonderful afternoon listen.
~ Far Out Magazine

Source: Joni Mitchell and James Taylor’s performance for John Peel

Blue

June 22, 1971 ~
The Chirp releases her fourth album. Rolling Stone puts it at #30 on their list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. NPR calls it the greatest album of all time made by a woman. I want to be buried with it when I go because I can’t imagine eternity without it.