Dedications: My four late friends Rory, Stan, Bryan, Jeff - shine on you crazy diamonds, they would have blogged too. Then theres Garry from Brisbane, Franco in Milan, Mike now in S.F. / my '60s-'80s gang: Ned & Joseph in Ireland; in England: Frank, Des, Guy, Clive, Joe & Joe, Ian, Ivan, Nick, David, Les, Stewart, the 3 Michaels / Catriona, Sally, Monica, Jean, Ella, Anne, Candie / and now: Daryl in N.Y., Jerry, John, Colin, Martin and Donal.
Monday, 24 November 2014
Rainy sunday with Joni's new album & interview
Just in time before I head off to Ireland for a week, that new 4-CD collection of Joni Mitchell songs arrives, its packaged like a book, with a lot of text by Joni and an interesting collection of her songs, a lot of favourites here all remastered - it certainly brightened up a dull incessantly raining day. Its coming with me on the plane today!
There is also a new interview with her and a cover on our "Sunday Times" where the recently 71 year old now says she cannot sing or tour any more, but is still smoking away. Of course it is 42 years since I met her in Kings Road in London's Chelsea back in that heady year 1972, when we were all in our twenties .... as per my other posts on her, at label.