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Joni Mitchell and James Taylor - London 1970.

This is Joni Mitchell and James Taylor in concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London back on the 28th October 1970. The performance was some two weeks after their collective appearance at the Amchitka Concert on October 16th 1970 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which was a fund raising concert for what would eventually become GreenPeace. This is a high quality recording and reflects two people who are clearly enjoying themselves. The concert was originally broadcast on BBC Radio and is introduced by then BBC DJ John Peel, the concert was also broadcast on WNEW in New York Source: FM broadcast, soundboard. Sound Quality: Excellent stereo mp3@19kbps. Genre: Folk and Country Rock Set: Broadcast element plus additional Joni Mitchell gig material. Set List: 01 That Song About The Midway - Joni  02  The Gallery - Joni 03 Rainy Day Man - James 04 Steamroller - James 05 The Priest - Joni 06 Carey - Joni 07 Carolina in My Mind - James 08 California - J

Bootleg Originals Part Eight - Joni Mitchell - Cambridge, MA, 1968

Joni Mitchell first played Club 47 in Cambridge, MA (USA), in December 1966, she returned for a second time in late April 1967. While she was playing one night during November 1967 at 'The Gaslight South', a club in Florida, David Crosby walked in and was immediately struck by her ability and her appeal as an artist. He took her back to Los Angeles, where he set about introducing her and her music to his friends. David convinced a record company to agree to let Joni record a solo acoustic album without all the folk-rock overdubs that were in vogue at the time, and his clout earned him a producer's credit in March 1968, when Reprise records released her debut album, Song to a Seagull . It is therefore likely that Joni Mitchell's third appearance at Club 47, a three night set of performances, from the 8th to 10th January 1968, were just prior to the recording of her debut album. It is really something then, to have a good quality recording of an artist with th