Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in pulling music from Spotify over 'lies' | CBC News

2022-01-29 6:00:00 PM

Mitchell says she will remove her music from Spotify in solidarity with fellow singer-songwriter Neil Young because 'irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives.'

Mitchell says she will remove her music from Spotify in solidarity with fellow singer-songwriter Neil Young because 'irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives.'

Joni Mitchell said Friday she is seeking to remove all of her music from Spotify in solidarity with Neil Young, who ignited a protest against the streaming service for airing a podcast that featured a figure who has spread misinformation about the coronavirus.

Young had called on other artists to support him after he severed ties with Spotify over COVID misinformationThe Associated Press·Posted: Jan 29, 2022 1:56 AM ET | Last Updated: 7 hours agoJoni Mitchell arrives at the 44th Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., last month. Mitchell says she will remove her music from Spotify in solidarity with fellow singer-songwriter Neil Young because 'irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives.'

(Tom Brenner/Reuters)Mitchell, who like Young is a Canadian-born songwriter who rose to acclaim in the folk-rock scene in the late 1960s and 1970s, is the first prominent musician to join Young's effort."Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives," Mitchell said Friday in a

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Maybe she should quit smoking 2 packs a day and worry about her own health, eh? So glad to know who the true hypocrites are. The ones who care nothing about free speech but like to write pretty sings about it. While imposing and supporting censorship. Here is Joe Rogan response Another hasbeen who thinks her name still has any relevance. Godspeed and may you one day find what you are lacking!!!! 🇨🇦❤️🇺🇲❤️ FREEDOM CONVOY 2022. STAND TALL, PROUD AND UNITED!!!

What the hell is that thing ? And? Respect for Joni and Neil. Byebyespotify They’re just doing it for publicity and it’s working. 🙄 Spotify - 'an old music app from the 2020's that preserved babble over art for future generations...' Neil Young & Joni Mitchell are two of my fav artists. Can’t stand Joe Rogan, but I still prefer free speech. It’s their choice to leave, that’s fine. I believe in people thinking for themselves & making their own decisions. Not trying to control what people can listen to or read.

Wow !! Live and let live. Why not spread the information you whant and leave the others to do the same.

Joni Mitchell to stand with Neil Young, remove her music from SpotifyMitchell says she also stands with scientific community on vaccines Rich old hippies long past their prime gone full on establishment thinking they can decide what the rest of us get to listen to. Will do well to survive that hit. Amazing. All this fuss with zero evidence Joe Rogan's podcast has ever harmed anyone.

Why not let actual people decide what they want to listen too? Isn’t it their right to choose what they listen too? Just like at a restaurant or via a delivery food service … if I don’t like one restaurant I am not going to demand it stop serving others? bye bye Freedom of speech is such an antiquated thing. You don't need it when your government and media are always right anyway 🤦‍♂️

Does anyone who uses Spotify even know who Joni Mitchell is (was)? Reason 1487 why Joni is a legend. Ok 👍.... Joni who ? Good for her Nobody cares about your news. It’s fringe propaganda. Hope they defund you soon. Bbbbbiiiiiiiiiiieeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!! Elder abuse

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young, pulls music from Spotify over Joe Rogan podcast - National | Globalnews.caMitchell and Young have accused Rogan of spreading misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine on his podcast 'The Joe Rogan Experience.' CanadianRockersStickTogether BoycottSpotify HeartOfGold Nobody gives a shit!!! At the the time was she sitting’ in the lounge of the Empire Hotel, drinking for diversion. Another good idea,in the playoffs, let a little money ride on the Maple Leafs!

Who cares lol Who’s Joni Mitchell? Thought Spotify was for music, not drama... LoL nice, Spotify is becoming pro choice the audience can choose who they want to listen. Nobody is forced to listen to anyone. Good no loss Hahahahh Hasta la vista Lol far left wing loonatics are canceling themselves by failing to cancel joe rogan

Bye

Joni Mitchell removing music from Spotify in solidarity with Neil YoungCanadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is removing her library of music from Spotify in solidarity with fellow artist Neil Young, citing 'irresponsible people' sharing misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine on the streaming platform. CTVNews Who? CTVNews Joni Mitchell 😂 😂 😂 CTVNews Be really nice to see some other Canadian artists grow a spine here.

Who is Mitchell? 🤔 no one cares. This Crypt Keeper couldn't remove her own Depends. Who? News..nobody cares about some old bag. Good deal. Nooooooooooo….oh wait I don’t care. There’s many people who have a public voice that I disagree with, but that’s freedom of speech. It’s far more dangerous to silence them than it is to let them speak.

Top 10,000 artists on Spotify Keep on rocking in a free world … but don’t dare have an opinion that differs from mine or I’ll have a temper tantrum and take all my toys home

What it means for the music industry after Neil Young’s music is pulled from SpotifyWhose call was it to pull Young music’s from Spotify? Does it matter that Young recently sold half his publishing rights? Here’s what you need to know I hope he started a waterfall exit by artists who demand the same thing. Not nice Spotify It means nothing for the music industry but it's a HUGE win for free speech & free expression.

It’s a bit rich for musicians who sing about “peace and freedom” to say “it’s my way or the highway”. We don’t need “Grandpa Neil” or Granny Joni” to censor people’s right to choose what they listen to, agree with or believe in. Who cares. Good for you Joni and Neil and others. Fight back, even if it hurts your pocketbook, against misinformation that's harmful to the gullible fools.

I don't listen to her anyway. Neil Young leaving wasn't the worse thing either. The worse thing is that these old folks used to advocate for freedom. Now, after calling for censorship, they're advocate for the opposite. They're advocates for the governments and big pharma. Super lady, good for her ❤️ Communist New Canada (CBC) Who care Joni Mitchell removes her Music, nobody did when N Young did, and he said 60% of this income is from Spotify, smart move trying to support a Communist Movement, looks good on you guys, cheers

She's as irrelevant as your news service is. How many viewers do you get now? 10? 20? Oh wait, less than Rogan and he's annoying. You rock Jonie 💓 So how’s a great time to get Spotify with no Neil young or Joni Mitchell , Wow, Joni Mitchel and Neil Young are still alive!! How old are they? Does anyone really care what they have e to sat?

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young, pulls music from Spotify over Joe Rogan podcast - National | Globalnews.caMitchell and Young have accused Rogan of spreading misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine on his podcast 'The Joe Rogan Experience.' CanadianRockersStickTogether BoycottSpotify HeartOfGold Nobody gives a shit!!! At the the time was she sitting’ in the lounge of the Empire Hotel, drinking for diversion. Another good idea,in the playoffs, let a little money ride on the Maple Leafs!

The left flocked to itunes to support Young, expect others will suddenly mimic him to get sales. It quickly becomes 'follow the money' and you'll find many peoples moral conviction Two Canadian icons lead the way. Integrity and compassion before money. Joni is from my home city Saskatoon Sask. ❤️ Lol. I'll pull out a record player to hear these old farts sing

How many people in here actually listened to Joe Rogan I am only one person but I deleted the app. Thank god. wokejoke Joni the Goddess Joni & Neil are lifetime activists and Canadians benefit every day from their work. I listen to Joni Mitchell most mornings on Apple Music. Many afternoons, I listen to Joe Rogan on Spotify. When I’m driving, I like to listen to Neil Young. And when I’m lying in the yard staring at the stars, I listen to Tool.

Censorship is never on the right side of history

Joni Mitchell removing music from Spotify in solidarity with Neil YoungCanadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is removing her library of music from Spotify in solidarity with fellow artist Neil Young, citing 'irresponsible people' sharing misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine on the streaming platform. CTVNews Who? CTVNews Joni Mitchell 😂 😂 😂 CTVNews Be really nice to see some other Canadian artists grow a spine here.

I did not realize that Joni Mitchell & Neil Young were biochemistry scientists to claim these podcasts were misinformation………if they even watched them Good! I've always liked iTunes anyway She is a has been trying to remain relevant (she isn’t) Bye 👋🏻 Hero jonimitchell spotify cancelspotify boycottSPOTIFY

While I respect their contributions to the times in which they were relevant, I personally don't care for their music so no great loss. She’s worried about spreading false news yet is reporting on this what a joke CBCNews has been spreading the fake news for over 2 years Those people are adults, they supposed to have their judgment.

Who? Ciao Good riddence. Or because it will cost her nothing and generate tons of free publicity and a sales boost. Imagine cancelling yourself😂😂 And still...no one cares about her music nor does anyone care about Neil Youngs music either. The spread of Covid19 lies is harmful. All musicians should do this! Joe Rogan has gone too far!

Imagine what would happen if justinbieber does the same Spotify StandWithNeilYoung I’m sure the 7 people who listened to whatever she sang will be sad 'Woodstock' is one of my absolute favorite songs of all time. And very fitting, both Joni Mitchel and Neil Young have versions of this song. Perhaps instead of focusing on all of the differences and negatives we focus on, 'finding our way back to the garden.' Give it a listen.

This is nice and all but it's two irrelevant, old boomer artists that no one cares about.

Just an deep state hag. Erase Joni Mitchell, that was easy. These artists have a right to remove content in protest. But make no mistake, their intent is to force Spotify to censor Joe Rogan so that you and I can no longer choose for ourselves whether to listen. They’re on the wrong side of history. Truth persuades. It doesn’t coerce.

Who? I'm right behind her. 🇨🇦 Not that my one commercial indiemusic indiefolk release amounts to anything more than a tiny scuff on the heel of popular music. But I'll choose to be a scuff on the heel of JoniMitchell & NeilYoung over a scuff on the heel of Joe Rogan anyday. I deleted Spotify too. 1 customer gone.

This gets funnier and funnier with wach has-been 😆 One song My hero Oh boo hoo. Thank you, Neil Young, and Jo Mitchell and for your integrity and shame on Spotify and Sweden for the lack of ! Many more will follow!!!

Oh, that Mitchell. How I adore her. Who the **** is joni Mitchell I guess Neil Young can not stop getting jabed, before with Heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines and now 4x, 5x, 6x, 7x mix of Pfizer/Moderna to remind himself how it feels.He even wrote a song: “The Needle and the Damage Done”. He is jerk as an artist to oppose other point of view

Social Sharing Young had called on other artists to support him after he severed ties with Spotify over COVID misinformation The Associated Press · Posted: Jan 29, 2022 1:56 AM ET | Last Updated: 7 hours ago Joni Mitchell arrives at the 44th Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.Create Free Account Joni Mitchell says she stands with Neil Young and has decided to remove all her music from streaming giant Spotify.Friday, Mitchell says she is taking action because “irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives.Newsletter sign-up: Get The COVID-19 Brief sent to your inbox On Dec.

C., last month.” In a statement on her website Friday, Mitchell says she is taking action because “irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives. Mitchell says she will remove her music from Spotify in solidarity with fellow singer-songwriter Neil Young because 'irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives. Story continues below advertisement Spotify, which has a multi-year distribution agreement with Rogan, granted Young’s request on Wednesday and within hours began taking down his albums.' (Tom Brenner/Reuters) Mitchell, who like Young is a Canadian-born songwriter who rose to acclaim in the folk-rock scene in the late 1960s and 1970s, is the first prominent musician to join Young's effort. On her website, she includes a letter signed by a coalition of scientists, medical professionals, and professors that criticizes Spotify for featuring Rogan podcasts that they say include misinformation about the pandemic, including discouraging vaccinations in young people and children. "Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives," Mitchell said Friday in a message posted on her website . “Spotify has become the home of life-threatening COVID misinformation," Young .

"I stand in solidarity with Neil Young and the global scientific and medical communities on this issue. “I Stand With Neil Young!” Mitchell says in the statement on her website. “Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives." Following Young's action this week, Spotify said it had policies in place to remove misleading content from its platform and has removed more than 20,000 podcast episodes related to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. . “Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives.