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The Best Joni Mitchell Albums of All Time

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Joni Mitchell is considered one of the greatest female vocalists. List of the best Joni Mitchell albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Joni Mitchell discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Joni Mitchell albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Joni Mitchell singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Joni Mitchell album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Joni Mitchell album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Joni Mitchell album of all time?" or "What are the top Joni Mitchell albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List contains albums like Blue and Court and Spark.

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    Blue

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1971

    TracksThis Flight Tonight, Blue, All I Want

    Length (mins)00:36:16

    Genres (Music)Folk rock, Folk music

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    Hejira

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1976

    TracksSong for Sharon, Refuge of the Roads, Blue Motel Room

    Length (mins)00:52:05

    Genres (Music)Folk jazz

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    Court and Spark

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1974

    TracksTrouble Child, Raised on Robbery, Just Like This Train

    Length (mins)00:37:00

    Genres (Music)Folk rock, Folk jazz

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    Release Date1975

    TracksShades of Scarlett Conquering, Sweet Bird, The Boho Dance

    Length (mins)00:42:39

    Genres (Music)Experimental music, Folk jazz

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    Release Date1970

    ProducerJoni Mitchell

    TracksConversation, Ladies of the Canyon, For Free

    Length (mins)00:45:02

    Genres (Music)Folk rock

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    For the Roses

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1972

    TracksYou Turn Me On I'm a Radio, Banquet, Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire

    Length (mins)00:40:27

    Genres (Music)Folk rock, Folk jazz

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    Clouds

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1969

    ProducerPaul A. Rothchild

    TracksI Think I Understand, Songs to Aging Children Come, The Fiddle and the Drum

    Length (mins)00:37:44

    Genres (Music)Folk rock

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    Joni Mitchell

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1968

    TracksNight in the City, Song to a Seagull, Sisotowbell Lane

    Length (mins)00:38:09

    Genres (Music)Folk rock, Folk

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    Night Ride Home

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1991

    TracksCherokee Louise, The Windfall (Everything for Nothing), Passion Play (When All the Slaves Are Free)

    Genres (Music)Alternative rock, Folk jazz

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    Release Date1977

    TracksDreamland, Otis and Marlena, Off Night Backstreet

    Length (mins)00:59:54

    Genres (Music)Folk rock, Jazz fusion, World music, Folk jazz, World fusion music

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    Turbulent Indigo

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1994

    ProducerLarry Klein, Joni Mitchell

    TracksLast Chance Lost, Sunny Sunday, The Magdalene Laundries

    Length (mins)00:43:08

    Genres (Music)Alternative rock, Folk jazz

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    Mingus

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1979

    ProducerJoni Mitchell

    TracksCoin in the Pocket (Rap), A Chair in the Sky, The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines

    Length (mins)00:37:26

    Genres (Music)Vocal jazz, Folk jazz

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    Release Date1988

    ProducerLarry Klein

    TracksLakota, Number One, The Tea Leaf Prophecy (Lay Down Your Arms)

    Length (mins)00:46:27

    Genres (Music)Alternative rock, Pop rock, Experimental music

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    Both Sides Now

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date2000

    ProducerLarry Klein, Joni Mitchell

    TracksStormy Weather, Answer Me, My Love

    Length (mins)00:51:37

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Vocal jazz, Torch song

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    Release Date1982

    ProducerJoni Mitchell

    TracksBe Cool, You Dream Flat Tires, Wild Things Run Fast

    Genres (Music)Pop rock, Folk jazz

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    Dog Eat Dog

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1985

    ProducerLarry Klein, Joni Mitchell, Mike Shipley, Thomas Dolby

    TracksThe Three Great Stimulants, Lucky Girl, Ethiopia

    Length (mins)00:43:34

    Genres (Music)New Wave, Jazz, Pop rock, Experimental music

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    Travelogue

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date2002

    TracksThe Circle Game, Love, Refuge of the Roads

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Taming the Tiger

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date1998

    ProducerJoni Mitchell

    TracksStay in Touch, Love Puts on a New Face, Harlem in Havana

    Length (mins)00:44:19

    Genres (Music)Alternative rock, Folk jazz

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    Shine

    Joni Mitchell

    Release Date2007

    TracksBig Yellow Taxi (2007), If, Shine (radio edit)

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Folk rock, Jazz, Folk music, Folk jazz

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