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Released: September 25, 2007

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All music composed, arranged and produced by Joni Mitchell
All lyrics written by Joni Mitchell
except, If adapted from Rudyard Kipling's If by permission from The Kipling Estate.
© 2007 Crazy Crow Music (ASCAP), All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing, 8 Music Square West, Nashville, TN 37203.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Recorded by Dan Marnien at Castle Oaks Productions, Calabasas, California
2nd Engineered by Josh Blanchard and Chris Marshall
Mastered by Bernie Grundman

Package Design - Joni Mitchell
Art Direction - Joni Mitchell and Robbie Cavolina
Alberta Ballet "The Fiddle and the Drum" Photography - Charles Hope
"Stalker" Ballet Photograph - Clay Stong
"Stalker" Ballet dancer - Leigh Allardyce

Macklam Feldman Management
1505 West 2nd Ave - Suite 200
Vancouver BC Canada

For Marlin and Daisy

One Week Last Summer
Alto Sax Bob Sheppard, Piano and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

This Place
Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Soprano Sax Bob Sheppard, Guitar and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

If I Had A Heart
Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Drums Brian Blade, Bass Larry Klein, Piano and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Soprano Sax Bob Sheppard, Percussion Paulinho Da Costa, and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Bad Dreams
Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Piano and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Big Yellow Taxi
All Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Night of The Iguana
Drums Brian Blade, Bass Larry Klein, Vocals and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Strong and Wrong
Drums Brian Blade, Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Piano and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Drums Brian Blade, Keyboards Joni Mithcell, Acoustic Guitar James Taylor

Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Drums Brian Blade, Bass Larry Klein, Guitar and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

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» Guitar Transcriptions

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pixieharbottle on 2011-Jul-20 at 03:42:14 GMT-5:
The songs and lyrics in this album have a melancholic theme which is entirely justified. Joni is a great artist and the premier diva of a generation. If this proves to be her last album it's a fine finale.
simper on 2010-Feb-27 at 07:08:34 GMT-5:
It was wonderful to heart her voice again.Not the greatest of her albums but some memorable songs and in a world of unininspring music it is a worthy champion