Sad news for Mitchell fans. Speculation had been rife that the Canadian singer best known for hit songs like Big Yellow Taxi, Woodstock or Both Sides, Now, is about to announce her retirement from music, at age 76, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 27/09/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a singer isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a singer-songwriter just isn't fun anymore,” she might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that she may branch out into other creative fields she is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Saturday evening, #ThankYouJoni was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made her make the decision.
“Joni Mitchell was unlike any other singer we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouJoni”
— @universalObserver, 26 Sep 2020
“Mitchell wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 26 Sep 2020
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