Joni Mitchell reveals she has a new live album coming out in rare interview with Elton John

Publish Date
Friday, 18 November 2022, 1:46PM

Just a few years ago, Joni Mitchell couldn't walk or talk following a brain aneurysm that damaged her motor skills.

But this week, much to the delight of her fans, the 79-year-old revealed her plans to make a music comeback.

In a rare interview with Sir Elton John on his Apple Music show Rocket Hour, the Canadian singer-songwriter announced that she will be releasing a new live album based on her Newport Folk Festival performance from July 2022.

"People out there, you haven't heard things from the Newport Folk Festival yet, but I think there's going to be an album coming out of that one?" John asked as the musician responded: "Yeah, we're trying to put that out."

Mitchell's surprise performance at the popular music festival in Rhode Island marked the first time in more than 20 years that she performed a complete live set for an audience, bringing back classics like 'Both Sides Now' and 'Big Yellow Taxi.'

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