Hear Joni Mitchell play “House Of The Rising Sun” – her earliest known recording

From new anthology, The Early Years (1963-1967)

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Joni Mitchell has launched an extensive archive series, beginning on October 30 with the release of Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) – a 5xCD and digital collection featuring nearly six hours of unreleased audio.

It includes her first known recording, a version of “House Of The Rising Sun” recorded in 1963 for CFQC AM, a radio station in her hometown of Saskatoon, when Mitchell was 19. Listen below:


You can peruse the tracklisting for Archives Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) and pre-order here. Disc 1 will be released separately as a single LP entitled Early Joni, while the Live At Canterbury House – 1967 recordings will also be released as a standalone 3xLP set.


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