Big Yellow Taxi — Joni Mitchell

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Despite having some of the most famous lines in popular music, “Big Yellow Taxi” wasn’t a huge hit for Joni Mitchell on its release in 1970. A group called The Neighborhood recorded a cover which just made it into the Billboard Top 30, and Joni Mitchell herself reached Number 11 in the UK with her own recording.

But what we see as a classic song today, wasn’t perhaps seen in the same light back in 1970. The…

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No Words, No Song

No Words, No Song

Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.

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