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Joni Mitchell - Court And Spark Album
Rock
Performer: Joni Mitchell
Title: Court And Spark
Style: Soft Rock, Pop Rock
Year 1974
Country Canada
Label Asylum Records
Catalog Number 7ES 1001
Genre: Rock
Rating: 4.0
Votes: 694
MP3 size: 1420 mb
FLAC size: 2645 mb
WMA size: 2520 mb
Record From: Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold

Joni Mitchell - Court And Spark Album

Tracklist

1Down To You
Arranged By – Joni Mitchell, Tom ScottBacking Vocals – David Crosby, Susan WebbClavinet – Joni Mitchell
5:36
2Trouble Child
Bass – Jim HughartGuitar – Dennis BudimirTrumpet – Chuck Findley
3:57
3Just Like This Train4:23
4People's Parties2:20
5Raised On Robbery
Guitar – Robbie Robertson
3:05
6Car On A Hill
Arranged By – Joni MitchellGuitar – Wayne Perkins
2:58
7Free Man In Paris
Backing Vocals – David Crosby, Graham Nash, Joni MitchellGuitar – Jose Feliciano
3:02
8Court And Spark
Chimes – Milt Holland
2:46
9The Same Situation
Arranged By [Strings] – Tom Scott
3:05
10Twisted
Backing Vocals – Cheech & ChongTrumpet – Chuck FindleyWritten-By – Ross, Grey
2:18
11Help Me3:22

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
7E-1001Joni Mitchell Court And Spark ‎(LP, Album, San)Asylum Records7E-1001US1974
W 453 002Joni Mitchell Court And Spark ‎(Cass, Album)Asylum RecordsW 453 002ItalyUnknown
TP-1001Joni Mitchell Court And Spark ‎(8-Trk, Album)Asylum RecordsTP-1001US1974
CD 1001Joni Mitchell Court And Spark ‎(HDCD, Album, RE, RM)Asylum RecordsCD 1001Canada2003
1001-2Joni Mitchell Court And Spark ‎(HDCD, Album, RE, RM, RP)Asylum Records1001-2USUnknown

Credits

  • Art Direction, DesignAnthony Hudson
  • BassMax Bennett (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B1 to B4, B6), Wilton Felder (tracks: A3, A4)
  • Drums, PercussionJohn Guerin
  • Electric PianoJoe Sample
  • Engineer [Mastering]Bernie Grundman
  • Engineer [Sound]Henry Lewy
  • GuitarLarry Carlton (tracks: A1 to A5, B2, B3, B6)
  • Painting [Cover]Joni Mitchell
  • Photography ByNorman Seeff
  • Producer, Vocals, PianoJoni Mitchell
  • Woodwind, ReedsTom Scott
  • Written-ByJoni Mitchell (tracks: A1 to B5)
  • Arranged ByJoni Mitchell (tracks: 6, 7), Tom Scott (tracks: 7)
  • Arranged By [Strings]Tom Scott (tracks: 5)
  • Art Direction, DesignAnthony Hudson
  • BassJim Hughart (tracks: 10), Max Bennett, Wilton Felder (tracks: 3, 4)
  • ChimesMilt Holland (tracks: 1)
  • ClavinetJoni Mitchell (tracks: 7)
  • Composed ByRoss (tracks: 11), Joni Mitchell (tracks: 1 to 10), Grey (tracks: 11)
  • Drums, PercussionJohn Guerin
  • Electric GuitarDennis Budimir (tracks: 10), José Feliciano (tracks: 3), Larry Carlton (tracks: 1 to 5, 7, 8, 11), Robbie Robertson (tracks: 9), Wayne Perkins (tracks: 6)
  • Electric PianoJoe Sample
  • EngineerHenry Lewy
  • Mastered ByBernie Grundman
  • Painting [Cover Painting]Joni Mitchell
  • Photography ByNorman Seeff
  • PianoJoni Mitchell
  • TrumpetChuck Findley (tracks: 10, 11)
  • Voice [Background]Cheech & Chong (tracks: 11), David Crosby (tracks: 3, 7), Graham Nash (tracks: 3), Joni Mitchell (tracks: 3), Susan Webb (tracks: 7)
  • Woodwind, ReedsTom Scott

Notes

Laminated Gatefold Sleeve

Manufactured in the UK on left side of label
Back sleeve: Published and Copyright 1974 Elektra/Asylum Records. Distributed by WEA Records Ltd.
Interpak I by Shorewood Packaging Co. Ltd., EnglandDisc label:
P 1973 Asylum Records
Reverse/tray insert:
Ⓒ 1974 Asylum Records Ⓟ 1974 Asylum Records

Disc label:
Made in Germany
Reverse/tray insert:
Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf

There are a series of European re-issues using the 7559-60593-2 cat. no., and the same basic artwork, so that the credit to Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf appears even when the disc shows much later manufacturing :-
A pressing by Specialty Records Corporation (no later than 1993) with the price code "FRANCE WE 835" under the cat. no. on the reverse - "Court And Spark".
A pressing by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe with SIDS with the price code "EW 835" under the cat. no. on the reverse - "Court And Spark".
A later repressing of the second artwork by Cinram GmbH with the price code "EW 835" under the cat. no. on the reverse - this versionWhite label w/ Asylum door in small circle at top

℗&© 1974 Asylum Records, a Division of Warner Communications Inc
On Labels: ℗ 1973 Asylum Records

Inside Gatefold: Lyrics, Portrait

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Runout): 7ES-1001-A-1A 2-KD:
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Runout): 7ES-1001-B-1A 2-KD
  • Barcode: 0 7559-60593-2 9
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 to 3): 755960593-2.2 V01
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1 to 3): IFPI L012
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 05E1
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 05R1
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 05R3
  • Label Code: LC 2648
  • Rights Society: GEMA / BIEM
  • Price Code: EW 835
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 (etched)): K 53002 A2 W - I 6/8
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 (stamped)): STRAWBERRY
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 (etched)): W-IKD
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 (stamped)): K 53002 B1

Companies

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Asylum Records
  • Copyright (c) – Asylum Records
  • Manufactured By – Record Service GmbH
  • Pressed By – Cinram GmbH
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Asylum Records
  • Copyright (c) – Asylum Records
  • Manufactured By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
  • Distributed By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.

Album

Joni Mitchell - Car On A Hill. Joni Mitchell seems destined to remain in a state of permanent dissatisfaction - always knowing what she would like to do, always more depressed when its done. None of those hints prepared fans for this sudden, expansive shift toward a much larger canvas-a sleeker, orchestrated pop style pulsing with jazz elements. Joni Mitchell Format: Audio CD. Every element of the album cant help but impress. Songs in album Joni Mitchell - Court And Spark 1974. Court and Spark is a truly special album. Court and Spark is the sixth studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. Журнал Rolling Stone поставил песни ''Help me'' и ''Free man in Paris'' на 288 и 470 места в своём списке пятисот величайших песен всех времён 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Two songs on the album Raised on Robbery and Help Me were released as singles, with Help Me reaching the Top Ten on the Billboard charts. Joni Mitchell - Free Man in Paris. Журнал Rolling Stone поставил песни ''Help me'' и ''Free man in Paris'' на 288 и 470 места в своём списке пятисот величайших песен всех времён 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. To favorites 4 Download album. Much of Court and Spark is devoted to wary love songs: both the title cut and Help Me, the record's most successful single, carefully measure the risks of romance, while People's Parties and The Same Situation are fraught with worry and self-doubt standing in direct opposition to the music, which is smart, smooth, and assured from the first note to. Court and Spark, Joni Mitchells sixth studio, has been her most commercially successful album, leading Rolling Stone magazine to call her the Queen of Rock in 1974. MP3 320Kbps. Joni Mitchell. Download MP3. Joni Mitchell - People's Parties. Joni Mitchell - Court And Spark full album. Joni Mitchell - Court And Spark 1974. Joni Mitchell - Help Me. The versatile singer-songwriter also finds the time to cut loose, which she does in typically elegant fashion on the wah-wah rocker Raised on Robbery. Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark. While as unified and insightful as Blue, the album - a concept. Joni Mitchell - People's Parties. Court and Spark. The album achieved Gold Record status within a month of its issue, and later earned Platinum, Double Platinum, and, as of December 1997, Multi-Platinum awards from the RIAA. Joni Mitchell reached her commercial high point with Court and Spark, a remarkably deft fusion of folk, pop, and jazz which stands as her best-selling work to date. I cant recommend Court and Spark too highly. It was an immediate commercial and critical success-and remains her most successful album. Check it out, and Im sure youll find something you can appreciate. On Help Me and Just Like This Train , she displays a masters touch, weaving romantic insecurities into arrangements that, decades later, havent surrendered their sophistication. As with earlier releases such as Ladies of the Canyon, Court and Spark has remained popular with listeners and. Please retry. Released in January 1974, it has been described as pop, but also infuses Mitchell's folk rock style, which she had developed through her previous five albums, with jazz inflections. Try not listening to this album a dozen times in a row. Court And Spark full album. Yet the album is no mere transitional affair-not by a long shot. Released in January 1974, it has been described as pop, but also infuses Mitchell's folk rock style, which she had developed through her previous five albums, with jazz inflections. Complete your Joni Mitchell collection. Joni Mitchell - Same Situation. Joni Mitchell proves herself quite handily with its contents. Folk-Rock Folk Jazz-Pop. Painter-turned-folksinger Joni Mitchell had slipped stark saxophone solos into her prior album, For the Roses, and her singing had often hinted at a capacity for bluesier fare than her guitar- and piano-framed confessional ballads offered. The lyrics lead us through concentric circles that define an almost Zen-like dilemma: The freer the writer becomes, the more unhappy she finds herself the more she surrenders her freedom, the less willing she is to accept the resulting compromise. While as unified and insightful as Blue, the album - a concept record exploring the roles of honesty and trust in relationships, romantic and otherwise - moves away from confessional songwriting into evocative character studies: the hit Free Man in Paris, written about David Geffen, is a not-so-subtle dig at the machinations of the music industry, while Raised on Robbery offers an acutely funny look at the. This is one of the reasons why many label her as the female Bob Dylan. Much of Court and Spark is devoted to wary love songs: both the title cut and Help Me, the record's most successful single, carefully measure the risks of romance, while People's Parties and The Same Situation are fraught with worry and self-doubt standing in direct opposition to the music, which is smart, smooth, and assured from the first note to. Court And Spark. Listen album

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