Joni Mitchell

Laura Marling on Joni Mitchell

We know Joni Mitchell Week was last week, but we’ve just had this submission from one Laura Marling, who’s been busy galavanting all over the States, and we just couldn’t leave it out. Laura’s said on many occasions that Joni’s…

Kirsty McGee on Joni Mitchell

It had been a hard and gratifying spring. I was all lean muscle and mudstains after months of climbing trees at the Manchester airport protest camp and feeling good from all the fresh air, living in benders, hitching, cooking outdoors…

Blog: Sam Airey on his favourite Joni Mitchell tracks

Leeds troubadour Sam Airey picks his favourite Joni tracks… One of the things I love most is the change of musical and lyrical styles throughout her career. This is noticeably apparent on ‘The Hissing of Summer Lawns’ – arguably one of the finest folk-jazz crossover records ever, it’s one of my favourite albums, and I’m not really into jazz that much at all. The songs I’ve chosen, however, are two of my favourites from the albums ‘Ladies of the Canyon’ and what many consider to be her masterpiece, ‘Blue’. They might be considered fairly obvious choices, but I simply adore these