Joni Mitchell: My Old Man

August 8, 2006

Joni Mitchell by Roger Bourland

Joni Mitchell by Roger Bourland.

Boy this song brings back memories. Co-ops. Organic food, coffee shops. Protests against the Vietnam war. Cool posters that glowed in under black lights. And Joni. Confessing articulately exactly how she feels about her “old man.” Joni has become one of my favorite lyricsts, or should I say, USED to be — she has retired from songwriting. Her confessional approach and conversational tone infuse this blog I hope.

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