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Joni Mitchell Expects 'Full Recovery' After Aneurysm

Conservator says singer 'is speaking, and she's speaking well'

(Newser) - Joni Mitchell's friend and conservator is setting the record straight on the Canadian singer's condition after she was rushed to the hospital in March. Though singer David Crosby claimed Mitchell was "not speaking yet" in an interview with HuffPost Live on Friday, Leslie Morris approved a statement... More »

Joni Mitchell in Intensive Care

She was found unconscious at LA home

(Newser) - Joni Mitchell was rushed to the hospital after being found unconscious at her Los Angeles home yesterday afternoon, TMZ reports. The singer-songwriter regained consciousness in the ambulance and "is currently in intensive care undergoing tests," according to official website jonimitchell.com , which urged fans to "Light a... More »

11 Celebs Who Gave Babies Up for Adoption

Progeny from before they were rich and famous

(Newser) - Sure, Angelina Jolie collects kids like baseball cards, but what about celebrities on the other side of the fence? In honor of National Adoption Month, Cafemom lists 11 who gave their kids up for adoption:
  • David Crosby: Cros and a girlfriend gave up their baby boy in the early '60s;
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Bob Dylan's No Fake, Joni

Every artist steals, remakes others' work: Sean Willentz

(Newser) - Sorry, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan's no more a phony than any other artist, historian Sean Wilentz writes for the Daily Beast . "The idea that Dylan is a faker, unless everything he wrote came out of his own imagination—word for word, note for note—is absurd," Wilentz writes.... More »

Joni Mitchell: Bob Dylan Is a Fake

She calls him a 'plagiarist' and 'not authentic'

(Newser) - Safe to say that Joni Mitchell is not a big fan of Bob Dylan. In a long interview with the Los Angeles Times, she drops this bombshell on her fellow folk icon: "Bob is not authentic at all. He's a plagiarist, and his name and voice are fake. Everything... More »

Carly Simon's 'You're So Vain' Is About...

Singer may have finally ended decades-long mystery

(Newser) - For 38 years, jilted lovers everywhere have been singing along to “You’re So Vain” and wondering exactly who is so vain—and they may finally have an answer. Speculation has long centered on Carly Simon’s famous exes, including Warren Beatty, Kris Kristofferson, Mick Jagger, Cat Stevens, or... More »

Joni Wows With Shine

Mitchell’s first new work in a decade is ‘biting, sartorial and poetic’

(Newser) - Joni Mitchell has dropped new material for the first time in 10 years, and Shine is wowing critics. It “isn’t a coffee table record,” raves AllMusic, in awarding it 4 of 5 stars; “it won’t attract record execs looking for a resurrection." That’s... More »

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