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Joni Mitchell: Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm

Nicholas Jennings, Maclean's, 4 April 1988

THE FIRST LINES on Joni Mitchell's new album, Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm, are an invitation to intimacy "I'm going to take you to my secret place. It's a place that you, like no one else I know, might appreciate." That enticing opening will make most longtime fans think that Mitchell has returned to her confessional style of songwriting.

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