This work-in-progress lists all currently known appearances, drawn from a variety of sources.
Researched, Compiled, and Maintained by Simon Montgomery, © 2001-2023.
Special thanks to Joel Bernstein for his contributions and assistance.
Latest Update: June 11, 2023
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1989 Joni Mitchell Interview - The Miles Davis Radio Project Los Angeles, CA
Steve spoke with Joni about her music and her deep interest
in the music of Miles Davis.
1989.03 Spirit Of The Forest—RCA Studios New York, NY
Recording session for the song "“Spirit Of The Forest"
included on Earthrise– - The Rainforest Video and also
released on 7”, 12” and CD singles in the UK.
1989.05 Quintessential Covina Covina, CA
Joni was interviewed by Jeff Plummer for a 'Local Access'
Cable TV program.
1989.06.03 Our Common Future—Avery Fisher Hall New York, NY
A five-hour, live global telecast, featuring international celebrities
and dignitaries, intended to create awareness of environmental
issues and to urge universal cooperation in solving ecological
problems. Broadcast primarily from Avery Fisher Hall,
Lincoln Center, in New York City, the telecast was relayed
to over 100 countries. The program interspersed musical
performances from New York, the Soviet Union, England,
Australia, Poland, Norway and Brazil with taped pro-environmental
messages from world leaders. Joni performed with Herbie
Hancock, Larry Klein, Wayne Shorter, Andy Summers and Omar Hakim.
1989.08.19 Woodstock Reunion '89 Bethel, NY
Joni was interviewed by Susan L. Welch co-producer of the
excellent documentary series Making Sense Of The Sixties.
Woodstock '89 or "The Forgotten Woodstock" was a rock concert
that took place in August 1989 on the site of the original Woodstock
concert of 1969 as a spontaneous celebration of the event's
The whole event was spontaneous. Anyone was invited to perform
regardless of skill levels, and the majority of performers
were lesser-known bands. Wavy Gravy , the Woodstock All-Stars,
and Al Hendrix, the father of Jimi Hendrix , appeared at the concert.
The gathering took place on the same days in August as the original festival,
even though in 1989 this fell in the middle of the week.
1989.08.23 The Ghost Of Faffner Hall—Tyne Tees Television, UK Newcastle, England
A thirteen-part weekly series combining music education
and puppetry. The series explores the world of music and
illustrates the fundamental concepts of music education.
Guest performances by a variety of international musical stars
are featured, along with a whole new cast of Muppet characters,
including Fughetta Faffner, a ghost with a love of music.
The HBO series, produced by Jim Henson, featuring
Joni's lip-synched performance of "Night Ride Home"
was broadcast on Sept. 18, 1989.
1989.09.08 Pan American Indian Art Show—Pasadena Center Pasadena, CA
Joni and Ali McGraw participated in the opening ceremony.