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Joni Mitchell

The 2021 Kennedy Center honorees: (left to right) opera star Justino Díaz, Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, entertainer Bette Midler and Motown founder Berry Gordy. Scott Suchman/Kennedy Center hide caption

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Kennedy Center honors creative excellence in the arts at annual gala

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Bette Midler performs during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on Feb. 24, 2019, in Hollywood, Calif. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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At Joni Mitchell's 75th birthday celebration in 2019, where Brandi Carlile performed two songs. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Brandi Carlile On The Radical Vulnerability Of Joni Mitchell's 'Blue'

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Joni Mitchell's Blue, which turns 50 years old on Tuesday, is an inquiry into personal storytelling, a document of the process of sharing heartache that changes every time someone hears it. Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Her Kind Of Blue: Joni Mitchell's Masterpiece At 50

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Joni Mitchell circa 1965. Courtesy of the Joni Mitchell Archives hide caption

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Hear Joni Mitchell's Previously Unreleased Early Recordings

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Joni Mitchell and Brandi Carlile at Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration in 2018. Carlile recently performed a tribute to Mitchell's Blue. Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for The Music Cente hide caption

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Joni Mitchell, photographed during the Grammys' Salute To Industry Icons event on February 7, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. The singer will be celebrated in a pair of concerts on Nov. 6 and 7, 2018 in Los Angeles. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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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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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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The Music Midnight Makes: In Conversation With Joni Mitchell

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