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About Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has released 19 studio albums.
Albums: "Ladies of the Canyon", "Blue", "Court and Spark".
She has sold more than 10 million albums in the US alone and she is regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time by critics and musicians all around the world. She has been a major influence on many female musicians, such as Tori Amos, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Janet Jackson and Diana Krall.
She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.
She has been nominated for 15 Grammy Awards (8 wins).
Her Personal Life
She is of Scottish, Irish and Norwegian descent. In 2015, she suffered from a brain aneurysm. She can speak, but she cannot walk.
She has designed her own album covers during her career.
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Famous quotes by Joni Mitchell
Back then, I didn't have a big organization around me. I was just a kid with a guitar, traveling around. My responsibility basically was to the art, and I had extra time on my hands. There is no extra time now. There isn't enough time.Joni Mitchell
Eventually, with success, I started to feel more and more isolated - like I didn't have a community of artists.Joni Mitchell
I came through folk music simply because it was easy to get into it.Joni Mitchell
I come from pioneer stock, developers of the West, people who went out into the wilderness and set up home with nothing but a pair of oxen.Joni Mitchell
I conceived in art college at the age of 20, near the end of term.Joni Mitchell
I don't understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear their happiness major and their tragedy minor, and as jazzy as they can handle is a seventh chord? Are they not experiencing complex emotions?Joni Mitchell
I find a lot of poetry to be narcissistic.Joni Mitchell
I hate show business.Joni Mitchell
I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don't see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven't recorded it.Joni Mitchell
I heard someone from the music business saying they are no longer looking for talent, they want people with a certain look and a willingness to cooperate.Joni Mitchell
I see music as fluid architecture.Joni Mitchell
I see the entire world as Eden, and every time you take an inch of it away, you must do so with respect.Joni Mitchell
I'm a very analytical person, a somewhat introspective person that's the nature of the work I do.Joni Mitchell
In some ways, my gift for music and writing was born out of tragedy, really, and loss.Joni Mitchell
No one likes to have less than they had before. That's the nature of the human animal.Joni Mitchell
Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.Joni Mitchell
The considerations of a corporation, especially now, have nothing to do with art or music.Joni Mitchell
The thing that gave me the most pain in life, psychologically, and it gave me tremendous pain psychologically, is man's disrespect for nature.Joni Mitchell
There was this mountain village in Russia where my music was getting in on some German radio station. I remember this because music used to get up to Saskatchewan from Texas. Late at night after the local station closed down.Joni Mitchell
To enjoy my music, you need depth and emotionality.Joni Mitchell
We have a war dictator who was not elected, he snuck in. so he punishes people that threaten him in any way, or even say something he doesn't like. It has no resemblance to democracy.Joni Mitchell
We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers.Joni Mitchell
You could write a song about some kind of emotional problem you are having, but it would not be a good song, in my eyes, until it went through a period of sensitivity to a moment of clarity. Without that moment of clarity to contribute to the song, it's just complaining.Joni Mitchell
You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life.Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell's Popularity
Joni Mitchell is a famous Canadian singer and songwriter, who was born on November 7, 1943. As a person born on this date, Joni Mitchell is listed in our database as the 13th most popular celebrity for the day (November 7) and the 16th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on November 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Joni Mitchell is the 301st most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Joni Mitchell's birthday, Joni Mitchell is the 155th most famous Canadian.
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