• Brilliant performances live at various locations (see track listing)
  • Includes the entire WMMR-FM special radio broadcast
  • It’s presented here together with background notes and images.

Joni Mitchell, live between 1966 and 1968 - a special program hosted and broadcast by WMMR-FM

On January 29th 1974, Philadelphia’s WMMR-FM hosted a special Joni Mitchell broadcast, presented by Ed Sciaky and Gene Shay, and featuring rare live performances and interviews from her early appearances on the station, recorded between 1966 and 1968, both in the studio and at the city’s renowned Second Fret folk club. The result is a unique document of a great artist at the outset of their career, and is presented here together with background notes and images.


  1. WMMR intro Second Fret, 17 November 19662. Interview3. The Circle Game (with Chuck Mitchell)Folklore, WHAT-FM studios, 28 May 19674. Sugar Mountain Second Fret, 17 March 19675. Backstage interview Folklore, WHAT-FM studios, 12 March 19676. Both Sides Now (with Leonda Newberry)7. Interview Second Fret, 12 March 19678. Mr. Blue9. Carnival in Kenora


  1. WMMR intro Folklore, WHAT-FM studios, 19 March 1967(with Gordon Lightfoot & Chuck Klein)2. Just Like Me3. Eastern Rain4. Blue on Blue Second Fret, 17 March 19675. Born to Take The Highway6. Winter Lady7. London Bridge Folklore, WDAS-FM studios, 3 November 1968(with Dave Van Ronk & Chris Smither)8. Interview9. Sisotowbell Lane10. Interview11. The Gallery Second Fret, October 196712. Go Tell The Drummer Man13. Conversation

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