Joni Mitchell musical arrangements, 1960-1970

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Title: Joni Mitchell musical arrangements
Collection number: PASC-M 45
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1960-1970
Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
creator: Mitchell, Joni

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joni Mitchell Musical Arrangements (Collection PASC-M 45). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.


Joni Mitchell is an influential singer and songwriter of folk and jazz. She was born Roberta Joan Anderson on Nov. 7, 1943 in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada. She studied art at Alberta College and performed music while in school. When she dropped out of college, she became a singer and songwriter. She won Grammy awards for Best Folk Performance (1969) and for Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists (with Tom Scott, 1974). Mitchell first recorded “Chelsea Morning” and “I Don’t Know Where I Stand” for her second album, Clouds. “Rainy Night House” appeared on her third album, Ladies of the Canyon.

Scope and Content

The arrangements include holographs of musical scores of "Chelsea Morning," "I Don't Know Where I Stand," and "Who," arranged for orchestra by Don Bogley. "Who" was released as "Rainy Night House."

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2470235 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Mitchell, Joni--Archives.
Popular music--Manuscripts.
Women singers--United States--Archives.

Container List

Box 1

I Don't Know Where I Stand

Box 1

Chelsea Morning

Box 1