Chart Position: 22

  • #470 on Rolling Stone magazines list of 500 greatest songs of all time
  • Written and produced by Joni Mitchell
  • Guitar: Joni Mitchell, Larry Carlton, Jose Feliciano
  • Keyboards: Joe Sample
  • Backing vocals: David Crosby, Graham Nash
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • This song describes Joni Mitchell’s recollections of then- music publicist David Geffen on a trip to Paris France; Geffen later became a music and film studio mogul
  • Later recorded by Jonathan King (1975), Neil Diamond (1977), Blue Tapestry (2002),  Billy Thorpe (2007), Rachel Z Trio (2002), Elton John (2010), Adrienne Young (2007), Surfjan Stevens (2007), John Pizzarelli (2012), Brian Kennedy (2013), Mandy Lagan (2016), Cheryl Baker (2017) and many others

joni and geffin


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