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Who Is Joni Mitchell? These Books Tell the Story of the Beloved Music Legend

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With her very first Grammy Awards performance, with the song “Both Sides Now,” legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell had one of the most memorable moments of Sunday night’s ceremony.

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After the 80-year-old also won a Grammy Award for Best Folk Album, for the 2023 recording, Joni Mitchell at Newport, internet searches for the music icon soared overnight. Both longtime fans and new admirers alike are looking up Mitchell’s catalog of work to learn more about the artist and her legacy. The increased searches have driven sales of the singer’s album too: Joni Mitchell at Newport is back at number one on Amazon’s bestselling rock charts.

Keep reading to find out where to buy Joni Mitchell’s music, books and biographies online. Additionally, you can find where to buy concert tickets to her two-night engagement at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles later this year.

Where to Buy Joni Mitchell at Newport Online

Released in 2023, Mitchell’s latest live album gave the singer her 11th Grammy Award, including a Lifetime Achievement Award that she picked up in 2002.

Best Joni Mitchell Books: Reviews of Singer's Biography to Read, Buy
Best Joni Mitchell Books: Reviews of Singer's Biography to Read, Buy

'Joni Mitchell At Newport'

$36.98

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$14.17 $14.98 5% off

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Recorded on July 24, 2022, Joni Mitchell at Newport has 12 tracks — including “Big Yellow Taxi,” “Both Sides Now,” “Summertime” and more — spread over two vinyl LPs or one CD. It also features “The Joni Jam,” which sees Mitchell joined by musicians like Brandi Carlile, Wynonna Judd, Marcus Mumford and others.


Where to Buy Joni Mitchell Books Online

Though the music icon has yet to release an official autobiography, there are many books about the singer/songwriter that capture her story and spirit in vivid detail. Here are some of the most popular Joni Mitchell books online.

Best Joni Mitchell Books: Reviews of Singer's Biography to Read, Buy
Best Joni Mitchell Books: Reviews of Singer's Biography to Read, Buy

'Morning Glory On The Vine: Early Songs and Drawings'

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Released in 2019, Morning Glory On The Vine: Early Songs and Drawings features Mitchell’s own hand-written lyrics and poems, with illustrations that she created herself.


Best Joni Mitchell Books: Reviews of Singer's Biography to Read, Buy
Best Joni Mitchell Books: Reviews of Singer's Biography to Read, Buy

'Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words'

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$15.99

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$23.95

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Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words is a book of interviews and conversations with writer and journalist Malka Marom spanning from 1973 to 2012.


Best Joni Mitchell Books: Reviews of Singer's Biography to Read, Buy
Best Joni Mitchell Books: Reviews of Singer's Biography to Read, Buy

'Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell'

$38.21

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$11.29 $20 44% off

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$12.99

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$25.17 $28.76 12% off

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Music critic David Yaffe’s Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell tells the story of how a Canadian prairie girl became one of the biggest superstars in music during the ’60s and ’70s.


The latter two Joni Mitchell books are available on hardcover or as an audiobook through Audible. Not an Audible member? Sign up for a 30-day free trial and get two free audiobooks. The service usually auto-renews at $14.99 per month. Learn more about Audible here.

Where to Buy Joni Mitchell Concert Tickets Online

If you’d like to see Joni Mitchell in person, you’ll find options for tickets to see her live at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Oct. 19 or 20. Ticket prices vary, depending on where you’d like to sit in the amphitheater at Vivid SeatsStubHubTicket LiquidatorTicket NetworkGameTime and Ticketmaster.

One of the best deals on Joni Mitchell tickets can be found at SeatGeek; use THR‘s exclusive promo code HOLLYWOOD10 to save $10 off eligible purchases of $250 and up.

In the meantime, click here for a complete list of Grammy Award 2024 winners.

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