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Born To Chase A Dream: Joni Mitchell’s Archives – Volume 1: The Early Years (1963-1967)

With Joni Mitchell Archives – Volume 1: The Early Years (1963-1967), the songwriter's early songs have been rediscovered, rescued, and reclaimed for a new audience. A sumptuous package collecting five discs of material that span the first four years of her career, together with a 36-page booklet featuring the aforementioned Crowe interview, photos from Mitchell's archive, and reproduced press cuttings, this is a mouth-watering and significant first entry in what promises to be an intriguing archival series....