Joni Mitchell 6/22/21

In celebration of today’s (June 22nd) 50th anniversary of Joni Mitchell‘s watershed 1971 Blue album, Mitchell has released a special digital five-track collection, titled Blue 50 – Demos & Outtakes. The new EP includes a demo for Blue’s “California” and an early version of the album’s “A Case Of You,” with alternate lyrics from those heard on the final album. Also…


Ray Davies 6/21/21

Happy Birthday to Kinks co-founder and main songwriter Ray Davies who turns 77 today (June 21st)!!! Last January saw the release of the Kinks’ 50th anniversary editions of their 1970 classic Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Part One — better known as Lola. The album was issued domestically as a multi-format release, including a “Deluxe Box Set,” vinyl, Deluxe double-CD, single…


Quick Takes 6/18/21

Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony have launched a new Van Halen Instagram page called “Van Hagar / Other Half.” Hagar posted on his social media outlets: “Hey everybody! I’ve got some fresh news for you. Mikey and I have been checking out our old widgets for you, the stuff we all have been doing with years in Van Hagar years,…