Joni Mitchell: Hejira (Asylum 7E-1087)
Colman Andrews, Phonograph Record, December 1976
VERY FEW of Joni Mitchell's songs since the Ladies of the Canyon LP have been recorded by other artists, and I suppose that must be because with every passing album her work has grown increasingly more personal while showing her own sensibility more fiercely and unequivocally. It is very difficult to imagine anyone else singing most of the songs on For the Roses, Court and Spark, The Hissing of Summer Lawns, or even, for that matter, Blue. Or on this new album.
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