At the Newport Folk Festival in 2022, Joni Mitchell gave her first full-length performance in 22 years. The recording, At Newport, is out July 28.
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July 27, 2023 The surprise performance at the Newport Folk Festival, now released as an album, is another exciting evolution in Joni Mitchell's notoriously chameleonic career.
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May 24, 2023 The pioneering vocalist, who played a pivotal role in the history of rock and soul music, had suffered a litany of health issues in recent years.
David Crosby, photographed in New York on August 3, 1984.
January 19, 2023 Crosby was a prominent figure of the free-spirited 1970s Laurel Canyon scene who helped bring folk-rock mainstream with both The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Christine McVie in 1969, just a year before officially joining Fleetwood Mac and forever making hearts melt.
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December 5, 2022 For a band famous for its interpersonal drama, McVie extolled the virtues of true love.
Taylor Swift, onstage during the Fearless Tour at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 27, 2009 in New York. Swift released a re-recorded version of her 2008 album Fearless on April 9, 2021.
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April 12, 2021 Taylor Swift is far from the first to revisit her old catalog for reasons of business as much as art – but even if it's often a managerial decision, the process can't help but be heartfelt.
A portrait of Eddie Van Halen, from a photo shoot in Tokyo, Sep. 1979.
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October 14, 2020 The eponymous guitarist will forever be remembered as a legend of hard rock, but his band emerged at a time when purveyors of the genre were increasingly being presented with slightly softer contours.
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June 9, 2020 Bonnie, the "rebellious" one, began her career as a duo before being joined by another, then another, of her siblings, becoming one of the foremost vocal groups of the '70s.
John Prine, seen here performing during Coachella in 2014, died Tuesday night from complications of COVID-19.
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April 7, 2020 The folk and country star had been hospitalized on a ventilator for more than a week.
John Prine, performing during Coachella on April 27, 2014.
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April 7, 2020 The beloved singer-songwriter who influenced generations of folk, country and Americana artists died Tuesday at the age of 73.
Neil Peart, of Rush, photographed in Cleveland on Dec. 17, 1977. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee died Jan. 7, aged 67.
January 11, 2020 "We're only immortal for a limited time." Peart, who died on Jan. 7, guided Rush through the decades with a pen, a massive drum kit and an openness towards life's many shades.
Tegan and Sara perform in 2016 in Australia.
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October 25, 2018 The duo has carved out a version (and vision) of womanhood in response to the sexism and homophobia it faced, amassing a fiercely loyal fanbase that celebrates the twins' radical individuality.
The '80s VHS-style art for Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" as reimagined by YouTube user TRONICBOX.
July 17, 2018 Search the phrase "80s version" and you'll find dozens of present-day hits reworked with vintage synths and sax solos. Embedded in them is an emotional lesson on what's missing from the streaming era.
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April 26, 2018 The former Supergrass frontman is back with his best solo effort yet.
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April 2, 2018 Settling into a groove requires patience and subtle tweaks. That's the mood on Wye Oak's latest album, but it's also the narrative of the band's career.
Joan Baez's Whistle Down The Wind comes out March 2 on Bobolink and Razor & Tie Records.
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February 22, 2018 With songs written by Tom Waits and Anohni, this timely collection is concerned about the lingering negative reverberations from global discord.
Juliana Hatfield's new album, Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John, comes out April 13
January 22, 2018 Hatfield's reverent, but turbulent cover of Olivia Newton-John's 1978 song asks whether love is the answer at all.
Dream Wife's self-titled debut album comes out Jan. 26.
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January 18, 2018 On its debut album, the London-based punk band combines sticky pop flourishes and bruising sounds with brazen self-assurance.