The Other Side of the Pen: Songs About Songwriters
For many songwriters, inspiration strikes in the form of…another songwriter. Here are some who turned the tables on a hero or colleague.
Joni Mitchell’s “Ladies of the Canyon” At 50: A Different Voice
Joni Mitchell is marking the 50th of one of her most influential albums, “Ladies of the Canyon.” It spoke to women (and all of us) in a very particular way.
The Great Song Adventure: Exploring the Mysteries of Music-Making
Songwriting is magical. “The Great Song Adventure” is a podcast that brilliantly breaks down the alchemy, courtesy of Carole King, Bob Dylan, and other geniuses.
Miami Vice: The Top 10 Musician Guest Stars
Phil Collins, Willie Nelson, Glenn Frey and Little Richard were among the musicians who made memorable guest-star appearances. Oh yes, this hit ’80s TV show made waves as much for its sound as for its “look.”
New Music From Canada: July Talk and Patrick Watson
Rocker Patrick Wilson and July Talk’s Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay are making the North Country proud. If you love Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, then you should listen to their fellow Canadians.