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Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles Local Blog

Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized in Los Angeles, a statement on the singer-songwriter’s website confirms. “Joni was found unconscious in her home this afternoon,” stated the website as of last night. “She regained consciousness on the ambulance ride to an L.A. area hospital. She is currently in intensive care undergoing tests and is awake and […]

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The Current Sessions

George Ezra performs in The Current studio The Current Sessions

George Ezra performs in The Current studio

In town to play a sold-out show at the Varsity Theater, singer-songwriter George Ezra chats with The Current's Jill Riley and plays a couple songs off his debut album, 'Wanted on Voyage'. Ezra explains how the album title was partially inspired by Paddington Bear, and how the song 'Budapest' has less to do with the Hungarian capital than with a visit to Sweden, the Eurovision Song Contest and a bottle of rum purchased from a stranger. Listen to the full session.

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Today in Music History: Modest Mouse top the album charts

Today in Music History: Modest Mouse top the album charts

David Bowie released his first single; the Troggs recorded 'Wild Thing'; John and Yoko pulled an April Fool joke; the Buzzcocks made their live debut; David Lee Roth jumped from Van Halen; and Modest Mouse were at the top of the album charts with their fifth studio release, Today in Music History.

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