Joni Mitchell: Bob Dylan Is a Fake

She calls him a 'plagiarist' and 'not authentic'
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2010 3:41 PM CDT
Joni Mitchell: Bob Dylan Is a Fake
Joni Mitchell performs in this 2008 file photo.   (AP Photo/Mark Mainz)

Safe to say that Joni Mitchell is not a big fan of Bob Dylan. In a long interview with the Los Angeles Times, she drops this bombshell on her fellow folk icon: "Bob is not authentic at all. He's a plagiarist, and his name and voice are fake. Everything about Bob is a deception. We are like night and day, he and I." That's all there is about Dylan, but she thinks Jimi Hendrix was the "sweetest guy." Read the full interview here.
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