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Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician and painter.
Initially working and busking in Western Canada and Toronto, she became associated with the burgeoning folk music scene of the mid-1960s in New York City. She achieved her greatest fame in the early 1970s and was considered a key part of the Southern California folk rock scene. Throughout the 1970s she expanded her musical horizons to include pop and jazz and became one of the most highly respected singer-songwriters of the late 20th century. Retrospective appraisals of Mitchell's work have often commented that her quality and influence render her the "female Bob Dylan", 1 2 although Mitchell herself rejects that label.
Mitchell is also an accomplished artist; she has, through photography or painting, created the artwork for each of her albums, and has described herself as...
|hometown||Fort Macleod, Alberta|
|music genre||Folk music|