Joni Mitchell discography

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Joni Mitchell discography

Joni Mitchell in 1974.
Releases
Studio albums 19
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 7
Singles 33
No. 1 Singles (Overall) 1

Since her debut album in 1968, Canadian musician Joni Mitchell has released 19 studio albums, most recently 2007's Shine. Her most successful period was the early-mid 1970s, which included 1971's Blue and 1974's Court and Spark, which both reached Platinum status in the US.

In the United States alone, Mitchell has accrued record sales in excess of 10 million copies, 7 million of which have been certified by the RIAA. In the UK, she has certified sales in excess of 1.2 million.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
CAN
[1]
US
[2]
UK
[3]
NOR
[4]
SWE
[5]
AUS
[6]
NZ
[7]
1968 Song to a Seagull
  • Released: March 1968
  • Label: Reprise
189
1969 Clouds
  • Released: May 1969
  • Label: Reprise
22 31
1970 Ladies of the Canyon
  • Released: April 1970
  • Label: Reprise
16 27 8 32
1971 Blue
  • Released: June 1971
  • Label: Reprise
9 15 3 24
1972 For the Roses
  • Released: November 1972
  • Label: Asylum
5 11 19
1974 Court and Spark
  • Released: January 17, 1974
  • Label: Asylum
1 2 14 18 34
1975 The Hissing of Summer Lawns
  • Released: November 1975
  • Label: Asylum
7 4 14 62
1976 Hejira
  • Released: November 1976
  • Label: Asylum
22 13 11 38
1977 Don Juan's Reckless Daughter
  • Released: December 1977
  • Label: Asylum
28 25 20 39
1979 Mingus
  • Released: June 1979
  • Label: Asylum
37 17 24 48 44 27
  • UK: Silver[9]
1982 Wild Things Run Fast
  • Released: October 1982
  • Label: Geffen
33 25 32 14 50 51 10
1985 Dog Eat Dog
  • Released: October 1985
  • Label: Geffen
44 63 57 27 86 30
1988 Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm
  • Released: March 23, 1988
  • Label: Geffen
23 45 26 37 44 18
1991 Night Ride Home
  • Released: February 19, 1991
  • Label: Geffen
29 41 25 43 55 40
1994 Turbulent Indigo
  • Released: October 25, 1994
  • Label: Reprise
24 47 53
1998 Taming the Tiger
  • Released: September 29, 1998
  • Label: Reprise
86 75 57 25
2000 Both Sides Now
  • Released: March 20, 2000
  • Label: Reprise
19 66 50 20
2002 Travelogue
  • Released: November 19, 2002
  • Label: Nonesuch
2007 Shine 13 14 36 10 25 71
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
CAN
[1]
US
[2]
UK
[3]
NOR
[4]
AUS
[6]
NZ
[7]
1974 Miles of Aisles
  • Released: November 1974
  • Label: Asylum
13 2 34 46
1980 Shadows and Light
  • Released: September 1980
  • Label: Asylum
73 38 63 20 70 45
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Video albums[edit]

Shadows and Light (1980)
Refuge of the Roads (1984)
Come In From The Cold (1991)
Painting with Words and Music (1998)

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[2]
UK
[3]
1996 Hits
  • Released: October 29, 1996
  • Label: Reprise
161
Misses
  • Released: October 29, 1996
  • Label: Reprise
2003 The Complete Geffen Recordings
  • Released: September 23, 2003
  • Label: Geffen
2004 The Beginning of Survival
  • Released: July 27, 2004
  • Label: Geffen
Dreamland
  • Released: September 14, 2004
  • Label: Asylum / Reprise / Nonesuch / Rhino
177 43
2005 Starbuck's Artist's Choice: Joni Mitchell
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: Hear Music
Songs of a Prairie Girl
  • Released: April 26, 2005
  • Label: Asylum / Reprise / Nonesuch / Rhino
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
CAN
[19]
CAN AC
[20]
US
[21]
US AC
[21]
US Main
[21]
AUS
[6]
1968 "Night in the City" Song to a Seagull
1969 "Chelsea Morning" Clouds
1970 "Big Yellow Taxi"[A] 14 17 67 33 6 Ladies of the Canyon
1971 "Carey" 27 35 93 Blue
"California"
1972 "You Turn Me On, I'm a Radio" 10 3 25 13 37 For the Roses
1973 "Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire"
"Raised on Robbery" 51 27 65 40 Court and Spark
1974 "Help Me" 6 4 7 1
"Free Man in Paris" 16 10 22 2
"Big Yellow Taxi" (live) 54 24 27 Miles of Aisles
"Carey" (live)
1976 "In France They Kiss on Main Street" 19 33 66 32 The Hissing of Summer Lawns
1977 "Coyote" 79 Hejira
1978 "Off Night Backstreet" Don Juan's Reckless Daughter
"Jericho"
1979 "The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" Mingus
1980 "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" (live) 102 Shadows and Light
1982 "(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care" 47 Wild Things Run Fast
1983 "Chinese Cafe"
1985 "Good Friends" 12 85 28 Dog Eat Dog
1986 "Shiny Toys"
1988 "My Secret Place" 44 Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm
"Snakes and Ladders" 32
"Cool Water"
1991 "Night Ride Home" Night Ride Home
"Come in from the Cold" 27 9
1994 "How Do You Stop" 56 Turbulent Indigo
"Sex Kills" 68
"Sunny Sunday"
1998 "The Crazy Cries of Love" Taming the Tiger
2000 "Both Sides, Now" 64 Both Sides Now
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
Notes

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist(s) Peak chart positions Album
US Dance
[21]
CAN
[19]
UK
[23]
NED
[22]
FRA
[24]
GER
[25]
AUS
[26]
NZ
[27]
1997 "Got 'til It's Gone" Janet Jackson (with Q-Tip) 6 19 6 6 11 17 10 4 The Velvet Rope

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search results for "Joni Mitchell" under "Top Albums/CDs"". RPM. 
  2. ^ a b c "Billboard chart positions > albums". Allmusic. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Chart Stats - "Big Yellow Taxi" - Joni Mitchell". The Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 2013-01-19. 
  4. ^ a b "Norwegian charts portal - Joni Mitchell". VG-lista. 
  5. ^ "Swedish charts portal - Joni Mitchell". swedish charts.com. 
  6. ^ a b c David Kent (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970 - 1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  7. ^ a b "New Zealand charts portal - Joni Mitchell". charts.org.nz. 
  8. ^ "Clouds". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "BPI > Certified Awards". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 03-09-2013. 
  10. ^ "Ladies of the Canyon". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  11. ^ "Blue". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  12. ^ "For the Roses". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  13. ^ "Court and Spark". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  14. ^ "The Hissing of Summer Lawns". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  15. ^ "Hejira". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  16. ^ "Don Juan's Reckless Daughter". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  17. ^ a b "http://www.musiccanada.com/GPSearchResult.aspx?st=&ica=False&sa=joni%20mitchell&sl=&smt=0&sat=-1&ssb=Artist". 
  18. ^ "Miles of Aisles". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  19. ^ a b "Search results for "Joni Mitchell" under "Top Singles"". RPM. 
  20. ^ "Search results for "Joni Mitchell" under "AC"". RPM. 
  21. ^ a b c d "Billboard chart positions > singles". Allmusic. 
  22. ^ a b "Dutch charts portal - Joni Mitchell". dutch charts.nl. 
  23. ^ "Chart Stats - Janet Jackson featuring Q-Tip and Joni Mitchell - "Got 'til It's Gone"". The Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 2012-09-18. 
  24. ^ "Les charts francais - Joni Mitchell". les charts.com. 
  25. ^ "Musicline.de - Janet Jackson - "Got 'til It's Gone"". Media Control. 
  26. ^ "Australian charts portal - Joni Mitchell". australian-charts.com. 
  27. ^ "New Zealand charts portal - Joni Mitchell". charts.org.nz.