Each day, Rich Terfry and Radio 2 Drive wraps up your day with music and stories about the interesting things going on in the world.Here are the stories we're talking about today.
Rear-view Mirror: Every week Rich Terfry reaches into his record collection to tell the story behind a great song from the good old days. This week, The Ramones and how they became one of the most influential bands to come out punk rock. "I Wanna Be Sedated" on DRIVE. Listen and learn more here!
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Joni Mitchell feature Interview: The exclusive CBC Music interview. Watch the whole thing below. Jian Ghomeshi interviews one of Canada's true songwriting treasures in an exclusive broadcast interview.
Mitchell will be honoured by the Luminato Festival with a tribute show, Joni: A Portrait in Song – A Birthday Happening Live at Massey Hall (Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19 in Toronto). Luminato Festival Artistic Director Jorn Weisbrodt recently announced that the songstress will be in attendance at the tribute shows, which will feature an all-star lineup of musicians and vocalists interpreting her songs. For details about the shows, visit luminatofestival.com.
Live At 5: To celebrate our amazing interview with Joni Mitchell, we have a classic in store for today. "Big Yellow Taxi" from her stellar album Miles of Aisles.
Today from Meredith Shaw, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Mounties and Iron & Wine.
JUNK IN THE TRUNK:
An embarrassed fox cub in a predicament comes to a group of humans for a little help:
Meet the smoothest man in New York City:
A Boston terrier wearing a string of pearls high-fives for chicken:
A compilation of cats at their cat-est: