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Friday, May 07, 2021

That Time Joni Mitchell Brought Gordon Lightfoot's House Down With Coyote' As we await the next installment of her archive series, watch her perform the Hejira classic with Bob Dylan and Roger McGuinn



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"There's so much to be said about this video, which appears in Martin Scorsese's documentary The Rolling Thunder Revue. Mitchell sits in her beret and gold earrings while Dylan accompanies her in a fur hat. They strum their acoustic guitars as Roger McGuinn squeezes in between them.

"Joni wrote this song about this tour and on this tour and for this tour," McGuinn announces proudly, sitting back to assist on guitar. Lightfoot looms in the background in a tank top, observing next to his questionable floral wallpaper. Every line Mitchell drops is like a bomb packaged with a bow: "He picks up my scent on his fingers/While he's watching the waitresses' legs."

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2021-05-07 11:10 AM | Reply

Damn Canucks.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-05-08 12:15 PM | Reply

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