Monthly Archives: April 2012

Carly Simon Writing Autobiography/Memoir

Carly Simon revealed in a new Reuters interview on the occasion of her receiving the ASCAP Founders Award at the ASCAP Expo that she is working on a book about her own life. “I’m trying to spend the rest of … Continue reading

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Joni Mitchell To Be Played By Paula Cole In New Play

According to Jazz News, Joni Mitchell is the subject of a new play written and performed by students of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and the title role will be played by who will be joined by singer/songwriter … Continue reading

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Carole King on press tour for autobiography A Natural Woman and album The Legendary Demos

Carole King has been promoting her newly released book A Natural Woman: A Memoir, as well as her soon-to-be-released album The Legendary Demos. That album now has its own webpage, by the way. The page includes a contest to win … Continue reading

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Variety spotlights Carly Simon receiving ASCAP’s Founders Award

Variety‘s assistant managing editor Steve Chagollan wrote a great article about the significance of Carly Simon being awarded the ASCAP Founders Award this April 18th. It includes some comments from Carly, such as her reflecting on her experiences trying to … Continue reading

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Joni Mitchell’s Both Sides Now covered by Woody Guthrie’s granddaughter Sarah Lee Guthrie

Joni Mitchell‘s iconic song “Both Sides, Now” is included on an upcoming EP from U.S. Elevator, a collaboration between the folk-rock singer/songwriter duo Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion and hip hop producers the Rondo Brothers. Guthrie is the daughter … Continue reading

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Yusuf (Cat Stevens) talks about Moonshadow musical

Yusuf Islam appeared on the Australian Today show last week for an interview with Richard Wilkins to discuss Moonshadow: A Musical Fantasy, set to debut at Melbourne’s Princess Theater on May 31. Watch the interview here.

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Contest to Celebrate James Taylor Facebook Page reaching 500K

James Taylor’s Facebook Page recently passed over 500,000 “likes” and to celebrate and thank his fans, the page is running a contest to win a prize package to one of his 2012 Tanglewood concerts in Lenox, Massachusetts. The entire package … Continue reading

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