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Shadows and Light

Released: September 1980

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Written and composed by Joni Mitchell
© 1975 by Crazy Crow Music BMI
Lyrics reprinted with permission of the publisher
All rights reserved

Bass – Jaco Pastorius
Drums – Don Alias
Lead Guitar – Pat Metheny
Keyboards – Lyle Mays
Sax – Michael Brecker
Electric Guitar – Joni Mitchell
Vocals – The Persuasions

Recorded at the Santa Barbara County Bowl, September 1979
Using the remote facilities of the Record Plant, Engineered by Andy Johns and Henry Lewy

Mixed at the A & M Studios in Hollywood by Henry Lewy, Joni Mitchell and Skip Cottrell

Mastered by Bernie Grundman

Jaco Pastorius appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Pat Metheny appears courtesy of ECM Records

Special thanks to Joel Bernstein for his cassettes of "Dreamland" from the PA mix by Ed Wynne
Personal Management Elliot Roberts

Video images by Joni Mitchell
Photography by Joel Bernstein and Glen Christensen
Art Direction Glen Christensen

» Reviews of Shadows and Light from the Library

 » Shadows and Light (BAM)
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 » Still Dark in the Tunnel (Melody Maker)
 » Shadows and Light (Musical America Back Beat)
 » Switch to Mitchell -- and make it live (New Musical Express)
 » Shadows and Light (Rolling Stone)

» Guitar Transcriptions

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Akuewu on 2011-Jan-30 at 13:28:01 GMT-5:
Attention! The European CD is just a single CD and we're sad and missing BLACK CROW, DON'S SOLO and FREE MAN IN PARIS on this very beautiful live record.