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ALBUM REVIEW: Good News by Will Adams

Will Adams is an alternative folk singer songwriter hailing from New York. I don’t have many background details to convey on this enigmatic artist, but I can tell you that artistically he lies halfway between the folk legends Nick Drake and Cat Stevens. 634 more words

Faulkner Review

Big Yellow Taxi

I love how songs can tell a story, and one song that I really like is Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi.”

When I was a kid and heard this song on the “oldies” station, I didn’t understand what this song meant. 602 more words

Big Yellow Taxi

Joni Mitchell - The Hissing of Summer Lawns

Album Information:

Released on Asylum Records in 1975


Bud Shank – Sax and Flute

Larry Carlton – Electric Guitar

Joe Sample – Electric Piano… 16 more words

SONGWRITING TIPS: Show don't tell when writing your lyrics, says Tom Odell ...

Tom Odell’s beautiful song ‘Constellations’—from his 2016 album Wrong Crowd—opens with Tom talking to a girl in a busy bar and his lyrics vividly describe the scene. 612 more words

Songwriting Tips

“I don’t care about spots on my apples. Leave me the birds and the bees.”

Joni Mitchell
(in Big Yellow Taxi)

This Is How I See It

Mark Twain--"The Burglary at Stormfield" (Harper's, October, 2010)

SOUNDTRACK:  DAN MANGAN + BLACKSMITH-Live at Massey Hall (February 28, 2015).

I know Dan Mangan from a Tiny Desk Concert.  I also had an opportunity to see him opening for Stars a month or so ago, but I couldn’t make the show.  821 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

Ladies Of The Canyon

Album: Ladies of the Canyon

Artist: Joni Mitchell

Released: March 1st, 1970

Highlights: For Free, Ladies of the Canyon, Big Yellow Taxi, The Circle Game… 395 more words