Shadows and Light (Joni Mitchell album)

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Shadows and Light
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Live album by Joni Mitchell
Released September 1980
Recorded September 1979
Venue Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, California
Genre Folk jazz, vocal jazz
Length 83:54
Label Asylum
Producer Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell chronology
Shadows and Light
Wild Things Run Fast
(1982)Wild Things Run Fast1982
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Shadows and Light is a 1980 live double album by the Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. It was recorded at the Santa Barbara Bowl in September 1979 on Mitchell's Mingus tour. A film of the concert was also released on VHS, LaserDisc and DVD.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Joni Mitchell, except where indicated

Side I
1."Introduction" (Included on LP and CD. Featured in VHS/DVD opening credits)1:51
2."In France They Kiss on Main Street"4:14
3."Edith and the Kingpin"4:10
5."Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" (music: Charles Mingus; lyrics: Joni Mitchell)6:02
Side II
1."Jaco's Solo (only on VHS/DVD)" (only on VHS/DVD) (Jaco Pastorius) 
2."The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" (Joni Mitchell, Charles Mingus)4:37
4."Pat's Solo" (Pat Metheny)3:09
Side III
1."Black Crow" (omitted from first CD release)3;52
2."Don's Solo" ((omitted from VHS/DVD and first CD release) (Don Alias)4:04
3."Dreamland" (omitted from VHS/DVD)4:40
4."Free Man in Paris" (omitted from first CD release)3:23
5."Band Introduction"0:52
6."Furry Sings the Blues" (DVD version and CD version were recorded on separate dates) 
Side IV
1."Raised on Robbery" (only on VHS/DVD)0:00
2."Why Do Fools Fall in Love" (Frankie Lymon, Herman Santiago, Jimmy Merchant)2:53
3."Shadows and Light"5:23
4."God Must be a Boogie Man" (omitted from VHS/DVD)5:02
5."Woodstock" (omitted from VHS/DVD)5:08




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