Arts and Music

Gershwin Prize

This March, The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song salutes musician, Joni Mitchell. After getting her start in coffee shops in Canada, Mitchell went on to set a new standard, marrying music and lyrics with such songs as “Both Sides, Now.” She redefined the role of women musicians, overseeing all aspects of her albums: songwriting, arrangements, performance, production and artwork.

Joni Mitchell: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

1h 24m

After getting her start in coffee shops Joni Mitchell went on to set a new standard, marrying music and lyrics with such songs as “Both Sides, Now.” While her early material is often categorized as “folk,” she became a household name with music that defies categorization.

Episodes

  • Joni Mitchell: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Joni Mitchell: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

    S2023 E1 - 1h 24m

    After getting her start in coffee shops Joni Mitchell went on to set a new standard, marrying music and lyrics with such songs as “Both Sides, Now.” While her early material is often categorized as “folk,” she became a household name with music that defies categorization.

Extras + Features

  • Joni Mitchell: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Teaser: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Joni Mitchell: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Teaser

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    After getting her start in coffee shops Joni Mitchell went on to set a new standard, marrying music and lyrics with such songs as “Both Sides, Now.” While her early material is often categorized as “folk,” she became a household name with music that defies categorization. Tune in to PBS, 9 p.m. ET on Friday, March 31st to watch Joni Mitchell receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize.

  • Marcus Mumford Performs Carey: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Marcus Mumford Performs Carey

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    Marcus Mumford performs "Carey" at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

  • Diana Krall Performs For the Roses: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Diana Krall Performs For the Roses

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    Diana Krall performs "For the Roses" at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

  • Carla Hayden Presents The Gershwin Award to Joni Mitchell: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Carla Hayden Presents The Gershwin Award to Joni Mitchell

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    Singer and songwriter Joni Mitchell accepts the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden during a tribute concert at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023. Photo by Shawn Miller/Library of Congress.

  • James Taylor Performs California: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    James Taylor Performs California

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    James Taylor performs "California" at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

  • Brandi Carlile, Lucius and Celisse Perform Shine: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brandi Carlile, Lucius and Celisse Perform Shine

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    Brandi Carlile, Lucius and Celisse perform "Shine" at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

  • Angélique Kidjo Sings Help Me

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    Angélique Kidjo performs "Help Me" at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

  • Graham Nash Performs A Case of You: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Graham Nash Performs A Case of You

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    Graham Nash performs "A Case of You" at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

  • Herbie Hancock and Ledisi Perform River: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Herbie Hancock and Ledisi Perform River

    S2023 E1 - 4m 50s

    Ledisi and Herbie Hancock perform at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

  • Cyndi Lauper Sings Blue: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cyndi Lauper Sings Blue

    S2023 E1 - 3m 32s

    Cyndi Lauper performs "Blue" at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

  • Annie Lennox Sings Both Sides Now: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Annie Lennox Sings Both Sides Now

    S2023 E1 - 5m 3s

    Annie Lennox performs "Both Sides Now" at the 2023 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Joni Mitchell at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 1, 2023.

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