Episode 4

#JCsMusicology - Joni Mitchell (1975 - 1976)


May 12th, 2018

44 mins 10 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

In the May edition of #JCsMusicology, we'll be contemplating the discography of Joni Mitchell, from 1975 to 1976.

Beginning with "The Hissing of Summer Lawns", this episode explores the transformations of selected songs, from their acoustic demos to full band productions. Then, we'll deconstruct the characters and environments of "Hejira", tracking the song's developments and meanings.


Correction: This episode suggsest that Max Bennet recommended Jaco Pastorious to Joni. According to Reckless Daughter by David Yaffe, it was actually Robben Ford.