My Conversation with Joni Mitchell

by Tavis Smiley
Huffington Post
November 25, 2014

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined for a rare interview by Joni Mitchell, who has just released a four-disc collection of newly remastered tracks spanning some 40 years of recording by the iconic singer-songwriter entitled, LOVE HAS MANY FACES: A QUARTET, A BALLET, WAITING TO BE DANCED.

In the clip below, Joni tells me about her approach to writing -- including her assessment of one of her best-known songs, Both Sides Now, which she wrote when she was just 21 years old.

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