Shadows and Light (Joni Mitchell album)

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Shadows and Light
Live album by Joni Mitchell
Released September 1980
Recorded September 1979
Santa Barbara County Bowl
Genre Folk jazz, Vocal jazz
Length 83:54
Label Asylum
Producer Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell chronology
Mingus
(1979)
Shadows and Light
(1980)
Wild Things Run Fast
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Shadows and Light is Joni Mitchell's 1980 double live album, recorded at the Santa Barbara County Bowl in September 1979 on the Mingus tour. The concert film was also released on VHS and DVD.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Joni Mitchell, except where indicated

  1. "Introduction" – 1:51 (Included on LP and CD. Featured in VHS/DVD opening credits)
  2. "In France They Kiss on Main Street" – 4:14
  3. "Edith and the Kingpin" – 4:10
  4. "Coyote" – 4:58
  5. "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" – 6:02 (Charles Mingus, lyrics by Mitchell)
  6. "Jaco's Solo" (only on VHS/DVD) (Jaco Pastorius)
    • "The High and the Mighty"
    • "Third Stone from the Sun"
  7. "The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" – 4:37 (Mitchell, Charles Mingus)
  8. "Amelia" – 6:40
  9. "Pat's Solo" – 3:09 (Pat Metheny)
  10. "Hejira" – 7:42
  11. "Black Crow" – 3:52 (omitted from first CD release)
  12. "Don's Solo" – 4:04 (omitted from VHS/DVD and first CD release) (Don Alias)
  13. "Dreamland" – 4:40 (omitted from VHS/DVD)
  14. "Free Man in Paris" – 3:23 (omitted from first CD release)
  15. "Band Introduction" – 0:52
  16. "Furry Sings the Blues" – 5:14 (DVD version and CD version were recorded on separate dates)
  17. "Raised on Robbery" (only on VHS/DVD)
  18. "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" – 2:53 (Frankie Lymon, Morris Levy)
  19. "Shadows and Light" – 5:23
  20. "God Must be a Boogie Man" – 5:02 (omitted from VHS/DVD)
  21. "Woodstock" – 5:08 (omitted from VHS/DVD)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iyengar, Vik (2011). "Shadows and Light - Joni Mitchell | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 19 July 2011.