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Feb 9Liked by Bailey Richardson

What a gift, all these photos and videos and links! Thank you. It's really astonishing that she wrote that song at 24.

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Feb 9Liked by Bailey Richardson

Of course she’s a cat lady! Love it!

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Feb 9Liked by Bailey Richardson

My favorite time seeing her was the Celebration at Big Sur with CSN and Joan Baez in 1969. I drove down from SF.

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made me cry. too much for this old guy.

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Feb 11Liked by Bailey Richardson

Brilliant post, carefully crafted. Thank you so much!

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Feb 11Liked by Bailey Richardson

Thank you for this immense treat. I am feeling peaceful after that.

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outstanding essay! What resonated with me is her comfort to perform in a small venue like a cafe and how her teacher encouraged a "struggling" Joni to write poetry. Her life is woven with so much meaning in glorious simplicity.

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Feb 13Liked by Bailey Richardson

She is just so cute.

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Feb 12Liked by Bailey Richardson

Makes me feel better about not knowing what life's about after almost 67 years of living....

Always a good day when Joni Mitchell pops up in a random pandora channel of mine

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Joni is an incredibly gifted singer/songwriter. Her music is iconic. Thank you for the wonderful compilation of her life and music career.

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Feb 11Liked by Bailey Richardson

Was that middle clip (where she's introduced by Tony Bennett) from the same tribute concert where Diana Krall sang "A Case of You" and k.d. lang did "Help Me"? I have long wanted that concert on DVD.

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One of the greatest Singer songwriters such an inspiration of mine! I didn't know a lot about her life, so this is so interesting thank you!

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Feb 11Liked by Bailey Richardson

Beautiful. A woman, her art, and her cats.

Especially the cats. I, too love cats.

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Feb 9Liked by Bailey Richardson

This post was so moving 🥹 and knowing she’s a cat lady makes me love her even more ♥️

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That was some in-depth researching and reporting. I hope it was as fun to write as it was to read!

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Feb 9Liked by Bailey Richardson

This is beautiful. Such a profound compilation of words, photos, and music. I deeply admire Joni and love her music so much.

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