A Chronology of Appearances

This work-in-progress lists all currently known appearances, drawn from a variety of sources.
Researched, Compiled, and Maintained by Simon Montgomery, © 2001-2024.
Special thanks to Joel Bernstein for his contributions and assistance.
Latest Update: June 15, 2024
Please send comments, corrections or additions to: simon@icu.com

A Chronology of Appearances by year - 1985

(Unconfirmed information is highlighted)

  • 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.

  • 1985.10.18 Interview Sessions Malibu, CA

    Joni was interviewed by Michael Small for an article that
    appeared in People Magazine on Dec. 16. 1985.

    Portions of these Interviews were broadcast on the Podcast
    "I Couldn't Throw It Out" on May 28 & May 30, 2022

  • 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.

  • 1985.10.30 Midday—CBC TV Toronto, ON

    Joni was interviewed by Peter Downey.

  • 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 Whistle Test Extra—BBC 2 TV London, England

    Joni was interviewed by Richard Skinner at home
    and in her art studio.

  • 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.