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Joni Mitchell: New Victoria, London

Mick Gold, Let It Rock, June 1974

WHEN JONI MITCHELL sang in a cinema next to Victoria Station, her entire audience fell in love with her three nights running. For weeks afterwards they discussed her performances in awed voices, using words like ‘dignity’, ‘grace’, ‘sensitivity’ again and again, before noting with wonder how ‘funky’ her new material sounded.

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