Joni Mitchell Reveals Live Album Plans In A Rare Interview With Elton John – Rolling Stone

Joni Mitchell she has He has had very few interviews since suffering Brain aneurysm in 2015, But she just sat down Elton John For an in-depth conversation that will appear on Saturday in its Apple Music 1 show Elton John rocket watch.

In the interview, Mitchell revealed that she is working on a live recording to document her surprise appearance at the Newport Folk Festival in July alongside Brandi Carlyle, Taylor Goldsmith, Winona Judd and Marcus Mumford. “[We] I didn’t have any [rehearsal],” noting that she played electric guitar on her court in 1974 and the Spark classic “Just Like This Train.” “I couldn’t sing clef, I became alto, I’m no longer a soprano, so I couldn’t sing the song. And I thought people might feel lighter if I played the guitar, but I love the guitar part of that song. So anyway, it was well received, which made me very happy.”

John and Mitchell also discussed going to the Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2019 to watch it Carlisle performance blue straight through. “I was sitting next to you, and the joy on your face was amazing,” John says.

“She did a good job,” Mitchell says. “There were a lot of my songs, but they are very honest to the original. So it was like going to my own concert.”

Mitchell hasn’t released an album of original songs since then 2007 shineAnd the But John hoped to create another one at some point. “One day,” he said, “I want you to sit in this room as we do now, but with some recording equipment.” “I want you to make an album in this room because it’s so magical. Every corner of this room is Johnny. It’s all about Johnny… and I really want you to think about recording a song, maybe new songs, the way you’re going, you’re tearing the world apart.” at present “.

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What you definitely do is play a Johnny Jam with Carlisle at Gorge Amphitheater In George, Washington, on July 10, 2023. The show is sold out, and there’s no word on whether or not they plan to book more of them.

Meanwhile, John will play the deadline of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour on November 20 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. He booked his shows all over the planet in 2023, wrapping up on July 8 in Stockholm, Sweden.

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