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‘The Joni 6’ – Joni Mitchell’s Best Albums

'Joni Mitchell’s classic album ‘Blue’ tops the chart, ‘Court and Spark’ finishes way behind in second place, Hejira comes third.’ We present you the ‘Joni 6’, Joni Mitchell’s 6 best albums. A top 6 based on how many times an album appears in a list, divided by the number of times the album could be listed, depending it's year of release. Please scroll further down for the U.S. top 4, the U.K. top 5 and the Dutch top 3......plus MOJO Music Magazine’s ‘how to buy Joni Mitchell’ guide of 2003.

 

'The Joni 6'
1. Blue (1971): in 34 lists out of 137
2. Court and Spark (1974): in 10 lists out of 136
3. Hejira (1976): in 5 lists out of 136
4. The Hissing of Summer Lawns (1975): in 4 lists out of 136
6. ‘Song to a Seagull’ (1968) and ‘Ladies of the Canyon’ (1970): both in 1 list out of 137

The U.S.A. Joni 4
1. Blue (1971): 13/27
2. Court and Spark (1974): 7/27
3. Hejira (1976): 2/27
4. Ladies of the Canyon (1970): 1/27

The U.K. Joni 5
1. Blue (1971): 18/32
2. Court and Spark (1974): 4/31
3. The Hissing of Summer Lawns (1975): 3/31
4. Hejira (1976): 2/31
5. Song to a Seagull (1968): 1/32

In 2003, MOJO Music Magazine published the following ‘how to buy Joni Mitchell’ guide:
1. The hissing of summer lawns (1975)
2. Court and spark (1974)
3. Turbulent indigo (1994)
4. Mingus (1979)
5. Blue (1971)
6. Hejira (1976)
7. Miles of Aisles (1974)
8. Song to a Seagull (1968)
9. Wild things run fast (1982)
10. Both sides now (2000)

The Dutch Joni 3
1. Blue (1971): 4/63
3. ‘The Hissing of Summer Lawns’ (1975) and ‘Hejira’ (1976): both in 1 out of 63 lists

 

Frank Steven Groen

July 15, 2014
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