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Joni Mitchell joins Neil Younger, pulls music from Spotify over Joe Rogan podcast – Nationwide

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Younger, pulls music from Spotify over Joe Rogan podcast – Nationwide

Joni Mitchell says she stands with Neil Younger and has determined to take away all her music from streaming large Spotify.

Earlier this week, Younger pulled his music from Spotify after giving the corporate an ultimatum over issues about podcaster Joe Rogan spreading misinformation in regards to the COVID-19 vaccine on his present “The Joe Rogan Expertise.”

In an announcement on her web site Friday, Mitchell says she is taking motion as a result of “irresponsible individuals are spreading lies which can be costing individuals their lives.”

Mitchell says she additionally stands with the scientific group on the difficulty.

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Spotify taking down Neil Younger’s music after his Joe Rogan ultimatum

On her web site, she features a letter signed by a coalition of scientists, medical professionals, and professors that criticizes Spotify for that includes Rogan podcasts that they are saying embody misinformation in regards to the pandemic, together with discouraging vaccinations in younger individuals and youngsters.

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Spotify, which has a multi-year distribution settlement with Rogan, granted Younger’s request on Wednesday and inside hours started taking down his albums.

“I Stand With Neil Younger!” Mitchell says within the assertion on her web site.

“I’ve determined to take away all my music from Spotify,” reads the assertion. “Irresponsible individuals are spreading lies which can be costing individuals their lives. I stand in solidarity with Neil Younger and the worldwide scientific and medical communities on this difficulty.”

Learn extra:

Neil Younger threatens to drag music from Spotify over Joe Rogan vaccine ‘disinformation’

Regardless of Younger’s transfer, a few of his music can nonetheless be heard on Spotify.

In Canada, a few of Younger’s work, “Cinnamon Woman,” “Previous Man” and the whole lot of his new album “Barn,” disappeared, however many different songs included on movie soundtracks and compilations didn’t.

Mitchell first turned well-known within the Nineteen Sixties for composing and performing songs comparable to “The Circle Sport,” “Each Sides Now,” and “Woodstock.”

She went on to file the influential album “Blue” and greater than 20 different releases over her profession.Whereas Mitchell, 78, isn’t a present hitmaker, the Canadian native’s Spotify web page stated she had 3.7 million month-to-month listeners to her music. Her songs “Massive Yellow Taxi” and “A Case of You” have each been streamed greater than 100 million instances on the service.

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There was no fast response to a request for remark from Spotify.


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