Joni Mitchell in colour
October 29, 2014 6:30 AM   Subscribe

This isn’t the earliest TV footage that exists of Joni Mitchell, but it’s surely the earliest footage of her performing that’s in color. -- Joni Mitchell on Canadian television in 1966.
posted by MartinWisse (9 comments total) 25 users marked this as a favorite
Cool! If I had video skillz I'd so be editing in a cattle drive across stage in the "Shadows And Light" film.
posted by thelonius at 6:37 AM on October 29, 2014 [1 favorite]

She's a national treasure; makes me wish I was Canadian.
posted by ZenMasterThis at 7:46 AM on October 29, 2014

Neat! You have made my mother a very happy woman this morning.
posted by Tell Me No Lies at 8:35 AM on October 29, 2014 [1 favorite]

This is glorious! Thanks for sharing. National treasure indeed.
posted by futureisunwritten at 9:45 AM on October 29, 2014

Hehe, her wandering into that cattle drive really ups the ante for the "Lip-Sync For Your Life" challenge
posted by Mooseli at 9:57 AM on October 29, 2014 [2 favorites]

And here she is a year later with a two-week gig at the legendary Riverboat.
posted by ricochet biscuit at 11:31 AM on October 29, 2014

Joni Anderson/Mitchell in 1965 and 1966 on Canadian TV - a compilation (includes cameos from Chapin brothers, Oscar Brand, Dave van Ronk).
posted by Rumple at 11:50 AM on October 29, 2014

And there'll be cows and cows and cows
In the circle game
posted by hangashore at 7:44 PM on October 29, 2014

Why didn't they let those poor cows stand and listen?
posted by Bee'sWing at 12:18 PM on October 30, 2014

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