Joni Mitchell The following stories about this artist have appeared on NPR.org

Clockwise from upper left: Lauryn Hill, Joni Mitchell (Blue album cover), PJ Harvey (Rid of Me album cover), Nina Simone, Ofra Haza (Fifty Gates of Wisdom album cover), Aretha Franklin. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Turning The Tables Takes Over All Songs Considered

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2007: The Year in Review from All Songs Considered

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The Music Midnight Makes: In Conversation With Joni Mitchell

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Joni Mitchell, pictured here in 1970, wrote the song "Carey" while living in Matala, Crete. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Just Who Is That 'Mean Old Daddy'?

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After Decades Of Success, Joni Mitchell Is Still Just 'A Painter Who Writes Songs'

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Good Christmas Music: Joni Mitchell's 'River'

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Director's Cuts Music Picks for the Holidays

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Joni Mitchell on a Life in Music

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Joni Mitchell strums her guitar outside the Revolution club in London, circa 1968.

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World Cafe Looks Back: '70s Singer-Songwriters

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