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New Musical Express
May 23, 1970
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Big Yellow Taxi

SELF-PENNED by Joni Who [sic], you will recall, also wrote Judy Collins' "Both Sides Now." This is a much lighter and less thought-provoking number, and the social comment lyric is treated in togue [sic]-in-cheek style.

A fast-paced item with a lively beat and a catchy hook, it's given a folk-beat approach by its composer, while the British cover by Family Dogg girl Ireen Sheer has a more commercial gloss.

It's possible that either of these discs could register, as both are very acceptable. But I reckon Joni stands a slightly better chance, if only because her's [sic] is the original.

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