Joni Mitchell: Shadows and Light - The Definitive Biography (New edition)
By: Karen O'Brien (author)Hardback
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Icon, artist, poet and muse, Joni Mitchell has been a creative force for more than 30 years, defying fashion and genre. This biography charts the life and loves of Joni Mitchell, with her co-operation and including interviews with close friends, contemporaries, musicians and industry insiders. In an artistic career spanning four decades, Joni Mitchell inspired the 1960s baby-boomers, created a soundtrack for the Woodstock generation and received critical acclaim for a succession of ground-breaking albums including "Clouds", "Blue", "Court and Spark" and "The Hissing of Summer Lawns". She cme to be acknowledged as a pivotal inspiration for a new generation of musicians and songwriters: women like Suzanne Vega, Rickie Lee Jones, Sheryl Crow, Tori Amos and Alanis Morrissette, as well as male artists including Prince, Elvis Costello, Morrissey, Seal and Beck.
Karen O'Brien is a music journalist and a BBC World Service radio news producer. She has written and broadcast widely on the arts. Karen's previous book, Hymn to Her, a collection of writings on women musicians, was published by Virago in 1995.
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