Joni Mitchell is very much alive. On Friday morning, an erroneous report from People magazine claimed that the 78-year-old Canadian music icon had died, but her record label cleared up the confusion. READ MORE: Joni Mitchell Receives Honorary Doctorate: ‘I Wish My Parents Were Alive’ “I can confirm all is well so this was done in error,” a representative for Rhino told Variety.
The label is currently working with Mitchell on a re-issue of her catalog recordings. The People article, which was quickly pulled from the site, appeared to be a pre-written obituary, including passages with missing information, including the headline, which read, “Joni Mitchell Dies at TK AGE.” “TK” is a common journalism term for “to come.” READ MORE: Joni Mitchell Makes Rare Public Performance With Brandi Carlile Mitchell has faced significant health issues in recent years, including suffering a brain aneurysm rupture in 2015.
Over the summer, though, she performed a full set led by Brandi Carlile at the Newport Folk Festival, with videos from the concert going viral online.Read more on etcanada.com