Artists celebrate Mitchell’s 75th
Joni Mitchell didn’t speak or sing a word at an all-star concert in honor of her 75th birthday. She didn’t have to. Showing up was enough.
The Canadian folkieturned-California singersongwriter ended a 3 1/2year absence from public life that began when she had an aneurysm in 2015.
When she slowly walked into the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles on Wednesday, she got a standing ovation.
Artists including James Taylor, Chaka Khan, Kris Kristofferson and Emmylou Harris serenaded Mitchell with her own songs.