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Artist: JONI MITCHELL Album: DON JUAN’S RECKLESS DAUGHTER [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] Back in September 2011, after writing about the … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · 16 Comments

KamerTunesBlog Year In Review 2011

It’s that time of year, when music critics, bloggers and fans compile lists of their favorite albums of the year, and KamerTunesBlog is no exception. I created this blog to … Continue reading

December 29, 2011 · 2 Comments

JONI MITCHELL Part 7 – Out Of Retirement And Shining / In Conclusion

Joni Mitchell must have really been pleased with the results of her 2000 album, Both Sides Now, which featured orchestral (and occasionally swing/big band) arrangements of classic songs, as well … Continue reading

November 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

JONI MITCHELL Part 6 – Taming The Turbulence

I’m really glad I spent so much time getting to know Joni Mitchell’s 1991 album, Night Ride Home, as it prepared me for her next couple of albums. Ditching the … Continue reading

October 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

JONI MITCHELL Part 5 – The Geffen Years (1982-1991)

When Joni Mitchell released her double live album Shadows And Light in 1980, it signaled the end of her contract with Asylum Records. She would spend the next decade with … Continue reading

October 25, 2011 · 29 Comments

JONI MITCHELL Part 4 – Restless And Reckless In The Late ‘70s

Joni Mitchell’s first three albums established her as a folk artist with a knack for catchy pop hooks. Her next three albums continued this trend while adding new musical elements, … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · 7 Comments

JONI MITCHELL Part 3 – Courting, Sparking And Hissing

To my ears, Joni Mitchell kept improving with each of her first four albums, culminating in a record that’s generally acknowledged as one of her classics, Blue. Knowing that two … Continue reading

October 10, 2011 · 19 Comments

JONI MITCHELL Part 2 – Lady Of The Canyon

Over the last ten days, I’ve probably listened to the first four Joni Mitchell albums more than any cluster of albums since I began writing this blog. The first couple … Continue reading

October 1, 2011 · 30 Comments

JONI MITCHELL Part 1 – Thoughts On An Artist

I didn’t grow up listening to Joni Mitchell. In fact, other than hearing one or two songs as a young adult, I didn’t own anything by Joni until I was … Continue reading

September 22, 2011 · 6 Comments

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