Mingus - Joni Mitchell
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  1. Happy Birthday 1975
  2. God Must Be a Boogie Man
  3. Funeral
  4. A Chair in the Sky
  5. The Wolf That Lives in Lindsey
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  1. Happy Birthday 1975
  2. God Must Be a Boogie Man
  3. Funeral
  4. A Chair in the Sky
  5. The Wolf That Lives in Lindsey
  6. I's a Muggin'
  7. Sweet Sucker Dance
  8. Coin in the Pocket (Rap)
  9. The Dry Cleaner from des Moines
  10. Lucky (Rap)
  11. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
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In the months prior to the passing of legendary jazz bassist Charles Mingus, Joni Mitchell had been personally summoned by the bop pioneer to collaborate on a musical version of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets. The project would entail Mitchell to condense the text for Mingus to score instrumentally. He planned on utilizing a full orchestra, as well as the more traditional guitar and bass. They would accompany Mitchell's vocals and the narration of selected portions of the text. After a few weeks of consideration, Mitchell's ...

Mingus 1990, Asylum

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