Toronto. Singer-songwriters James Taylor, funk legend Chaka Kahn and jazz innovator Herbie Hancock are among the music stars who will pay tribute to Joni Mitchell when she is inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Mitchell will also be honoured for writing five of the 25 songs that will enter the Hall of Fame at a gala Jan. 28 in Toronto. Taylor will sing Mitchell's song Woodstock, Kahn will perform Help Me, and soprano Measha Brueggergosman will put her spin on Both Sides Now.
Others artists to be honoured are country pioneer Wilf Carter, lyricist Raymond Egan and Montreal chanteur Jean-Pierre Ferland. The gala will be broadcast on CBC Radio One and Radio Two on Jan. 29 and on CBC-TV on March 5. CP
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