Compiled by Simon Montgomery, © 2001

Chronology by Year - 1985

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  1985.02.10   Tears Are Not Enough—Manta Sound Recording Studio Toronto,  ON  
Northern Lights, a group of Canada’s most accomplished
artists, gathered to record the song “Tears Are Not Enough”
for inclusion on the We Are The World benefit album.
A videotape and laserdisc of the song and a “Making Of...”
documentary were also released.

  1985.02.26   27th Grammy Awards —Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles,  CA  
Joni & Dionne Warwick presented the Grammy award
for 'Album Of The Year' to Lionel Richie.

  1985.09.22   Farm Aid—Memorial Stadium, Univ. of Illinois Champaign,  IL  
Joni performed solo at the first annual Farm Aid concert to
benefit small farmers in the U.S. Other performers included
Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty.

  1985.10.28   The James Corcoran Gallery Los Angeles,  CA  
Geffen Records held a Dog Eat Dog release party. Billed as
"“Joni Mitchell-–New Paintings New Songs”", the gathering
was a benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art.
The paintings were on display from Oct. 28 until Oct. 30th.

  1985.10.31   Good Morning America—ABC TV Los Angeles,  CA  

  1985.11     Warner Bros. Music Show #131 Los Angeles,  CA  
An interview and music from the album Dog Eat Dog.
Joni was interviewed by Bill Flanagan for ‘Musician’ Magazine.

  1985.11     Interview—WNEW-FM New York,  NY  
Joni was interviewed by Dennis Elsas.

  1985.11.26   Old Grey Whistle Test—BBC 2 TV London,  England  
Joni was interviewed by Richard Skinner at home
and in her art studio in early 1985.

  1985.12.06   Wogon—BBC 2 TV London,  England  
Joni and Michael Mullins sang "Good Friends."

  1985.12.07   Saturday Live London,  England  
FM Radio Interview

  1985.12.29   Rock Master Class—Duke of York Theatre, Capital Radio London,  England  
Joni was interviewed and performed several songs accompanied by Larry Klein.

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