Joni Mitchell has always been fiercely independent. An amazing comeback from a devastating aneurysm demonstrates how far her grit goes.
John Hiatt’s own performing career has been a little spotty, but his songwriting is in demand by some of the top artists out there.
John Lee Hooker’s “The Healer” gave the bluesman a late-life boost in popularity. A new reissue showcases his world-weary chops.
Brandi Carlile has been turning heads (and ears) with her totally authentic musical mix. If you don’t know her yet, here’s an intro.