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Thursday, August 02, 2018

Joni Mitchell and Neil Young: Here They Are, In The Years

Joni Mitchell and Neil Young - December, 1969
Heathrow Airport, England

The recent announcement of the discovery of rare concert recordings of Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and others from 1968 has created a slight bit of confusion.

Some publications interpreted the news that the concert recordings included Neil Young and Joni Mitchell together. However, the recordings are of separate concerts by Young and Mitchell. Nonetheless, it did allow us to compile quite a photo gallery of Joni and Neil over (and in) the years.

Neil Young & Joni Mitchell - ~1974

Joni Mitchell & Neil Young - 1974
Wembley Stadium

Joni Mitchell & Neil Young - 1976.01.18
Elliott Hall of Music, Purdue Univ. W. Lafayette, IN

Joni Mitchell & Neil Young
Photo from The Last Waltz, 1976

Joni Mitchell (~1967) & Neil Young (~1978)

Neil Young & Joni Mitchell w/ Elliot Roberts- ~1985
Recording Session for "Tears Are Not Enough"

Joni Mitchell & Neil Young - ~2018

Portrait of Neil Young by Joni Mitchell - ~1974

"Sweet Joni
From Saskatoon
Here's a ring for your finger
Burns like the sun
Shines like the moon..."

-- "Sweet Joni" by Neil Young, performed with Stray Gators at the Civic Auditorium in Bakersfield, on 3-11-73.

More on Joni Mitchell and Neil Young.

Also, see Analysis of Neil Young's song “Sugar Mountain“ and Joni Mitchell's “Circle Game”: Facing Adulthood.

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At 8/02/2018 10:34:00 PM, Blogger Joe said...

The "1975" picture is from 1976... a Joni Mitchell show that Neil came out for the encore.

At 8/03/2018 11:13:00 AM, Blogger Sharon said...

The 1977 photo is actually Neil and Joni arriving for the recording of Tears Are Not Enough, the 1985 charity single by Northern Lights (the Canadian equivalent of USA For Africa or Band Aid).

And the 1975 photo is at the launch party of Tonight's The Night.


At 8/03/2018 01:08:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

The "1978" photo of Joni is actually 1967.

At 8/03/2018 04:02:00 PM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

And that 1975 TTN launch party was at Studio Instrument Rentals, not the Roxy (where the material was played live in 1973).

At 8/03/2018 05:30:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

Thanks for all the updates. Looks like we need to get busy here. Also, we'll have to look into our photo archivist's data entry... thrashette, we need you!


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