Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue’ is her fourth album released on June 22, 1971 by Reprise.
Track Listing : 1.All I Want (Joni Mitchell) – 03:32 . 2.My Old Man (Joni Mitchell) – 03:33 . 3.Little Green (Joni Mitchell) – 03:25 . 4.Carey (Joni Mitchell) – 03:00 . 5.Blue (Joni Mitchell) – 03:00 . 6.California (Joni Mitchell) – 03:48 . 7.This Flight Tonight (Joni Mitchell) – 02:50 . 8.River (Joni Mitchell) – 04:00 . 9.A Case Of You (Joni Mitchell) – 04:20 . 10.The Last Time I Saw Richard (Joni Mitchell) – 04:13
Musicians : Joni Mitchell – Appalachian Dulcimer, Guitar, Piano, Vocals . Stephen Stills – Bass And Guitar On (4) . James Taylor – Guitar On (6 – 1 – 9) . Sneaky Pete Kleinow – Pedal Steel On (6 – 7) . Russ Kunkel – Drums On (6 – 4 – 9)
Production : Produced By Joni Mitchell . Henry Lewy – Engineer
Package : Gary Burden – Art Direction . Tim Considine – Cover Photography
Recorded N 1971 At A&M Studios, Los Angeles.
Released On June 22, 1971 By Reprise.
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