Joni Mitchell Publishes Private Poetry from the 70s

Joni Mitchell Publishes Private Poetry from the 70s

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Joni Mitchell, the esteemed singer-songwriter of the 70s, is publishing a collection of handwritten lyrics and artwork titled Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings. Though Mitchell is most well known for her music, this mysterious work has been a part of her unique character for decades.   Image via Amazon   Morning Glory on the Vine was originally created in 1971. Mitchell created 100 copies, including a personal signature with each one, before distributing the work to her closest friends. This will be the first time that the extremely intimate work will be available for public consumption. …

Beyoncé Turns 38! Here are 7 of Her Fiercest Lyrics!

Beyoncé Turns 38! Here are 7 of Her Fiercest Lyrics!

Today, September 4th, is Beyoncé’s 38th birthday! While Beyoncé is not an author, her lyrics have had an immense impact on the culture we live in. Back when Lemonade dropped you couldn’t go anywhere without hearing a reference to hot sauce or sneezing on the beat, and an impact like that is worth celebrating.     Here are seven Beyoncé lyrics that get the club jumpin’ jumpin’!   Image via Twitter   I am the dragon breathing fire/Beautiful mane I’m the lion/Beautiful man I know you’re lying/I am not broken, I’m not crying, I’m not crying – Don’t Hurt Yourself   Image …

Joni Mitchell’s Lyrics and Paintings From 70s to Be Published

Joni Mitchell’s Lyrics and Paintings From 70s to Be Published

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Joni Mitchell is one of the most well-known folk singers in the music business. She’s been making music and publishing albums since the 60s and has won multiple Grammys including a lifetime achievement award. Now, some of her writings will be available to the public.   Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish Morning Glory On The Vine: Early Songs And Drawings in October. The book will feature handwritten lyrics and watercolor paintings from Mitchell from her early days in the music business.     What’s interesting is that this is actually a re-publishing of the original book Mitchell self published in …