In November 1975.

In November 1975, “Asylum” label released “The Hissing of Summer Lawns”, the seventh Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell – vocals, acoustic guitar, Moog, piano, keyboards, Arp, Farfisa, cover design, illustration
  • Graham Nash, David Crosby– backing vocals
  • James Taylor– guitar, backing vocals
  • Robben Ford– electric guitar, dobro
  • Jeff Baxter, Larry Carlton– electric guitar
  • Victor Feldman– electric piano, congas, vibes, keyboards, percussion
  • Joe Sample– electric piano, keyboards
  • John Guerin– drums, arrangement, Moog synthesizer
  • Max Bennett, Wilton Felder– bass
  • The Warrior Drums of Burundi
  • Bud Shank– saxophone, flute, bass flute
  • Chuck Findley– horn, trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Dale Oehler– string arrangement
  • Henry Lewy– engineer
  • Ellis Sorkin – engineer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell, except where noted.

  1. In France They Kiss on Main Street
  2. The Jungle Line
  3. Edith and the Kingpin
  4. Don’t Interrupt the Sorrow
  5. Shades of Scarlett Conquering
  6. The Hissing of Summer Lawns – Joni Mitchell, John Guerin
  7. The Boho Dance
  8. Harry’s House; Centerpiece – Joni Mitchell; Jon Hendricks, Harry Edison
  9. Sweet Bird
  10. Shadows and Light

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