Joni Mitchell: "I'd Rather Not Compromise. I'm In It For The Musical Adventure."
Steven Daly, Rolling Stone, 29 October 1998
BY THE time she got to Woodstock, they were 25,000 strong — and it was twenty-nine years too late. But Joni Mitchell cared not that this year's restaged festival was just a muted echo of the earthshaking original, because there was great personal significance in her performance: The rapturous audience response confirmed the homecoming of an imperious and original figure who somehow became a self-described "expatriate from pop music."
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