Night Ride Home written after a July 4th ride in Hawaii. As the story goes, a cricket snuck into the studio and successfully eluded detection. However his sound was so charming that they included it into the recording.
There is no discussion about the cricket’s royalties.
Joni Mitchell playing her debut concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The concert was held on February 1, 1969. She brought her parents from Canada to see her performance. In its review, Billboard described the concert as an “exceptional evening”.
The concert photo was taken by the ubiquitous and talented Joel Bernstein.
Joni Mitchell and her friend, Neil Young. These two Canadian legends shared a vision for music, a passion for excellence, and a childhood of challenging disease. They have parried songs (“Sugar Mountain” and “Both Sides Now”) and worked together.