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Joni Mitchell: Night Ride Home

Betty Page, Vox, March 1991

IT'S HARD not to be daunted the sheer quality of Joni Mitchell's back catalogue. Her recorded output stands behind her like a set of carved stone tablets, reflecting one acutely sensitive singer/songwriter's world view over three decades. But she never appears weighed down by past achievements or worries about surpassing her own superlative standards. She just gets on and sings.

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