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Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now

Gerrie Lim, BigO, April 2000

TO PUT IT MILDLY, the new year's most surprising new album has arrived. And it comes from Joni Mitchell, the woman who wrote Woodstock and once defined hippie chick chic, who then turned jazz chanteuse and then returned to invoke the blithe spirit of folk-rock fusion, and who now gives us a new disc of old songs striving to push a point home.

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