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Through Yellow Curtains (the 2nd Fret) - Joni Mitchell

PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:08 pm
by Chris P
double album , due out Dec 1st

These performances are among the earliest documented performances from Joni Mitchell and were captured at the celebrated Second Fret Club in Philadelphia. Joni Mitchell performed at the club a number of times between 1966 and 1968 and these performances were recorded for later transmission on a local radio station. The first disc comes from a performance in 1966 and includes many songs that would eventually appear on future Joni Mitchell albums and also songs that had been covered by other people such as The Circle Game and Both Sides Now. The second disc is again from the Second Fret Club with the first seven tracks coming from a show in March 1967. The next five tracks are from another show some nine months later in December 1967 and like the first disc these two performances feature songs that would appear on later Joni Mitchell albums and songs that had been covered by others such as Chelsea Morning. The final track comes from a radio broadcast in late 1967 and features Joni performing a cover of the Neil Young song Sugar Mountain. Whilst the quality of this performance sonically is not up to the standard of the previous tracks we felt it important to include due to its rarity. Booklet contains rarely seem photographs and has liner notes by Broadcaster/Author Jon Kirkman. Presented In Cardboard Gatefold Sleeve.