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Joni Mitchell: Mingus

Michael Watts, Melody Maker, 16 June 1979

THE CONCEPT of Joni Mitchell singing Charles Mingus, the late and very great jazzman, is eccentric but not illogical. For her it is the culmination of the work she had done in recent years.

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