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Saturday, December 1, 2012

That Other Mitchell

Watching Joni Mitchell doc from 2001 on Netflix, and it's December, so we're "comin' on Christmas," via her classic "The River."  Below that:  Incredible video from 1965, well before she left Canada--and sharing stage with equally undiscovered Harry Chapin and his brothers.  Below that, her great early song about a visit to Leonard Cohen's boyhood home in Montreal. And finally her song about my man, Beethoven.


patti haskins said...

Which Joni Mitchell doc are you watching?

We The PeepHole said...

Love Joni - thanks! Ladies of the Canyon saved my life.

I linked through to a vid of Joni and James Taylor doing "For Free" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2L7iCOpRDjM - at the end of the song Joni is talking about Neil and the story behind "Sugar Mountain". She said she wrote a song back to Neil (and herself :o) in response to "Sugar Mountain". Would you happen to know the song that Joni wrote in response?

Saw Neil with the Horse Sat night - they rocked our socks off. I am reading his book, Waging Heavy Peace, highly recommend.