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Joni Mitchell: "Both Sides Now", Newport Folk Festival, 7/24/22

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robslob
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Her voice is certainly not what it once was but I found it inspiring that Joni can still get out there and perform at all.  This was filmed only yesterday!

I remember David Crosby saying in his bio how floored he was at her talent after he first discovered her playing in a coffee house in Florida.  "I showed her Guinnevere, which I considered the best thing I'd ever done.  She proceeded to play me five of her tunes, all of which were as good or better."

 
Posted : July 25, 2022 1:37 pm
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cyclone88
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Think seeing Wynonna carrying on the tour she'd planned w/her mother was poignant. Brandi is one of the women supporting her on the tour along w/Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood, & other country musicians. 

Mitchell has had health problems her whole life starting as a child w/polio. She's a very determined woman.

 

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Posted : July 25, 2022 2:16 pm
dzobo
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This is so inspirational.  Yes, a much older and challenged woman interpreting one of her first iconic songs.

 
Posted : August 6, 2022 6:14 am
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