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Joni Mitchell, C.C.

Long before she was a music icon, she was a Canadian prairie girl who loved to paint. But art school wasn't for Joni Mitchell, so she dropped out and joined the folk music circuit. By the late 1960s, her star was starting to soar. Mitchell's musical style evolved significantly over the decades, but her sensitive yet spirited personality has always shone through.

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Joni Mitchell is made a companion of the Order of Canada.
Medium: Television
Program: Saturday Report
Broadcast Date: Oct. 30, 2004
Guest(s): Adrienne Clarkson, Joni Mitchell
Host: Jacquie Perrin
Duration: 0:27

Last updated: June 6, 2013

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