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Joni Mitchell - Shadows and Light

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by mellowinman, Mar 30, 2014.


  1. mellowinman

    mellowinman Guaranteed to break the Ice at Naughty Parties Supporting Member

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLKb9Ms68ME

    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.

    • Joni Mitchell - electric guitar, vocals
    • Pat Metheny - lead guitar
    • Jaco Pastorius - bass
    • Don Alias - drums
    • Lyle Mays - keyboards
    • Michael Brecker - saxophone
    • The Persuasions - backing vocals on "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" & "Shadows and Light"
     
  2. mapleglo

    mapleglo Gold Supporting Member

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    I have this on DVD. It's a wonderful concert. Jaco shines on this one. And as usual, Joni is phenomenal. Pat Metheny isn't too shabby either. I like it when they're both on stage with their natural wood colored guitars. Nice visual.
     
  3. PooeySK

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    At the mere mention of this concert I instantly got the first band tune, "In France they kiss on Main Street" stuck in my head (which is a great thing).
     
  4. JimK

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    Jaco is killin' on that tune...
     
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  6. Lee Moses

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    Agreed! And I see in my head Jaco making that wincing look with his eyes as he plays that tune.
     
  7. Basshappi

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    Yep, have it in my DVD collecton. Great Concert.
     
  8. Jim Campbell

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    album and dvd.....she certainly knows how to surround herself with top shelf players....love blue and hejira too....
     
  9. Yvon

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    in france they kiss on main street.
    I really need to learn to play it.
    What an amazing bass line.
     

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