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Night Ride Home

Released: February 19, 1991

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Song Lyrics


 Night Ride Home
 Passion Play (When All The Slaves Are Free)
 Cherokee Louise
 The Windfall (Everything For Nothing)
 Slouching Towards Bethlehem
 Come In From The Cold
 Nothing Can Be Done
 The Only Joy In Town
 Ray's Dad's Cadillac
 Two Grey Rooms
 

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Produced by Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein
Mixed by Mike Shipley and Dan Marnien
Engineered by Dan Marnien
Additional Engineering by Tony Phillips, Steve Churchyard, Julie Last,
"Two Grey Rooms" Engineered by Henry Lewy and Richard Cottrell
"Night Ride Home" Mixed by Julie Last
Assistant Engineers: Paula "Max" Garcia, Julie Last, Kristen Connelly, Jim Hill, Bob Voght
Production Assistant: Paula "Max" Garcia

Recorded and Mixed in The Kiva
Additional Recording: A&M Studios, One on One Studiios
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk

David Baerwald, Karen Peris and Brenda Russell appear courtesy of A&M Records

Special Thanks to: Bernardo Rubaja, Andy Brauer Studio Rentals, Gloria Boyce, Sigrine Vally, Spangles, El Café

Management: Peter Asher Management Inc.
Art Direction: Joni Mitchell and Glen Christensen
Photography: © 1991 Joni Mitchell

Night Ride Home
Words & Music by Joni Mitchell
© 1988 Crazy Crow Music BMI
Joni Mitchell Guitar and Vocals
Larry Klein Basses and Percussion
Bill Dillon Pedal Steel Guitar
Alex Acuna Percussion

Passion Play
(When All The Slaves Are Free)
Words & Music by Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell Acoustic Guitar and Vocals
Larry Klein Basses and Percussion
Bill Dillon Guitar
Alex Acuna Percussion

Cherokee Louise
Words & Music by Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell Guitar, keyboards, Vocals
Larry Klein Basses and Percussion
Wayne Shorter Soprano Sax
Karen Peris Background Vocals
Vinnie Colaiuta Snare Drum

The Windfall (Everything For Nothing)
Words & Music by Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell Guitar, keyboards, Vocals
Larry Klein Basses
Vinnie Colaiuta Drums

Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Music by Joni Mitchell
Based on a poem by W.B. Yeats
Joni Mitchell Guitar, Vocals, Percussion
Larry Klein Basses and Percussion
Vinnie Colaiuta Drums
Alex Acuna Percussion

Come In From The Cold
Words & Music by Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell Acoustic Guitar, Billatron, Keyboards, Vocals
Larry Klein Bass, Guitar, Percussion
Vinnie Colaiuta Drums
Alex Acuna Percussion

Nothing Can Be Done
Music by Larry Klein
Words by Joni Mitchell
© 1991 Crazy Crow Music/Dee Klein Music/Little Reata Music, Inc. BMI
Joni Mitchell Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Larry Klein Bass and Keyboards
David Baerwald Vocals
Bill Dillon Guitar
Alex Acuna Percussion

The Only Joy In Town
Words & Music by Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell Guitar, Oboe, Keyboards, Omnichord, Vocals
Larry Klein Bass
Alex Acuna Percussion

Ray’s Dad’s Cadillac
Words & Music by Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Larry Klein Basses
Wayne Shorter Soprano Sax
Brenda Russell Vocals

Two Grey Rooms
Words & Music by Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell Piano and Vocals
Larry Klein Bass
Vinnie Colaiuta Drums
Michael Landau Guitar
Strings Arranged and Conducted by Jeremy Lubbock

All Songs Published © 1991 Crazy Crow Music BMI except as indicated

» Reviews of Night Ride Home from the Library

 » Exposing Joni Mitchell's New Album (Billboard)
 » Joni Mitchell comes in from the cold (Boston Globe)
 » Review of Night Ride Home (CD Review)
 » The Grown-Up Game (Entertainment Weekly)
 » Bootlegging it all back home (Financial Times)
 » They Paint Paradise (Guardian)
 » A Bright Ride Home (Guardian)
 » Conversation with a wandering dreamer (London Times)
 » Album Review (Los Angeles Times)
 » Night Ride Home (People)
 » Broody (Q)
 » Vital Views (Relix)
 » Joni Mitchell Updates Her Life And Times (Stereo Review)
 » Navigator of the Deep (Time)
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 » She's Got It! (Vox)
 

» Guitar Transcriptions

 » Cherokee Louise (Guitar chords by Marian Russell) - Rated 10.00
 » Come In From The Cold (Guitar chords by Marian Russell) - Rated 10.00
 » Come In From The Cold (Guitar chords by Mark Domyancich)
 » Night Ride Home (Guitar chords by Sue McNamara) - Rated 9.50
 » Nothing Can Be Done (Guitar chords by Marian Russell)
 » Passion Play (Guitar chords by Mark Domyancich)
 » Ray's Dad's Cadillac (Guitar tablature by Howard Wright)
 » Ray's Dad's Cadillac (Guitar chords by Marian Russell)
 » Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Guitar chords by Paul Winkler)
 » Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Guitar chords by Sue McNamara)
 » Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Guitar chords by Marian Russell)
 » The Only Joy In Town (Guitar chords by Marian Russell)
 » The Windfall (Everything For Nothing) (Guitar chords by Mark Domyancich) - Rated 5.00
 

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afriendofspirit on 2011-Jul-12 at 21:13:18 GMT-5:
One of my absolute favorites..."Passion Play," "The Windfall," and "Slouching Toward Bethlehem" are all favorites, and I think "Slouching" is one of the greatest songs she ever wrote (as are all of her poetry/biblical adaptations)!
Dansims on 2010-Feb-24 at 09:06:38 GMT-5:
I remeber this album and I love it. I must get it soon