Joni Mitchell’s ‘Miles of Aisles’ is a double live album recorded with the L.A. Express on August 14–17, 1974 and released the same year by Asylum.
Track listing : 1.You Turn Me on I’m a Radio (Joni Mitchell) – 04:09 . 2.Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell) – 03:09 . 3.Rainy Night House (Joni Mitchell) – 04:04 . 4.Woodstock (Joni Mitchell) – 04:29 . 5.Cactus Tree (Joni Mitchell) – 05:01 . 6.Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire (Joni Mitchell) – 05:23 . 7.Woman of Heart and Mind (Joni Mitchell) – 03:40 . 8.A Case of You (Joni Mitchell) – 04:42 . 9.Blue (Joni Mitchell) – 02:49 . 10.The Circle Game (Joni Mitchell) – 06:29 . 11.People’s Parties (Joni Mitchell) – 02:42 . 12.All I Want (Joni Mitchell) – 03:21 . 13.Real Good for Free (Joni Mitchell) – 04:27 . 14.Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) – 04:14 . 15.Carey (Joni Mitchell) – 03:30 . 16.The Last Time I Saw Richard (Joni Mitchell) – 03:35 . 17.Jericho (Joni Mitchell) – 03:26 . 18.Love or Money (Joni Mitchell) – 04:50 .
Musicians : Joni Mitchell – vocals, guitar, dulcimer, piano . L.A. Express – . Robben Ford – electric guitar . Tom Scott – reeds, winds . Larry Nash – piano . Max Bennett – bass . John Guerin – drums, percussion .
Production Produced by Joni Mitchell . br>
Recorded at the Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California August 14–17, 1974, the L.A. Music Center, March 4, 1974 (5) and the Berkeley Community Center, March 2, 1974 (13) .
Released in 1974 by Asylum.
As usual with Joni Mitchell, Miles of Aisles is done with good taste, nothing in excess. And it will be appreciated most by those who are already hers. […]
Miles of Aisles, a two-disk live album, was released in November 1974 and like Court and Spark also topped out at No. 2 on the Billboard chart. Joni had recorded the album earlier in the year while on tour with Tom Scott’s L.A. Express, a jazz-pop band that she had sought out to broaden her musical palette. […]
I overheard two teenagers looking for a good party album in a record store. “How about this,” said one, holding up Joni Mitchell’s Miles of Aisle. “Naaaaaaah,” said the other. “It’s got good songs on it, but it’s kind of like jazz.” They bought a Cheap Trick album […]