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Posted By: Bonnie Shaljean
14-Jun-13 - 11:47 AM
Thread Name: Joni Mitchell interview CBC 2013.06.11
Subject: RE: Joni Mitchell interview CBC 2013.06.11
As we all know, Bob did that with folks songs too - Scarboro Fair, Leaving Of Liverpool et al. In fact I heard his "farewell" song - can't remember the name of it - on a Judy Collins album long before I ever encountered Liverpool, which is/was more popular in the UK than the States.

Learning about the former didn't in any way decrease my love for the latter. I think in his artistry he managed to make the originals equal more than the sum of their parts.