Joni Mitchell discography

Since her debut album in 1968, Canadian musician Joni Mitchell has released 19 studio albums, most recently 2007's Shine. Her most commercially successful period was the early-mid 1970s, which included 1970's Ladies of the Canyon, 1971's Blue and 1974's Court and Spark, all three of which reached Platinum status in the US.

Joni Mitchell discography
Joni Mitchell in 1974.jpg
Joni Mitchell in 1974.
Studio albums19
Live albums4
Compilation albums14
Video albums8
Music videos28
EPs1
Singles33
Tribute albums2

In the United States alone, Mitchell has accrued record sales of 7 million certified by the RIAA. In the UK, she has certified sales in excess of 1.3 million copies.

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
CAN
[1]
AUS
[2]
NOR
[3]
NZ
[4]
SWE
[5]
UK
[6]
US
[7]
Song to a Seagull
  • Released: March 1968
  • Label: Reprise
189
Clouds
  • Released: May 1969
  • Label: Reprise
22 31
Ladies of the Canyon
  • Released: April 1970
  • Label: Reprise
16 32 8 27
  • BPI: Gold[8]
  • RIAA: Platinum[9]
Blue
  • Released: June 1971
  • Label: Reprise
9 24 3 15
For the Roses
  • Released: November 1972
  • Label: Asylum
5 19 11
Court and Spark
  • Released: January 17, 1974
  • Label: Asylum
1 34 18 14 2
  • BPI: Gold[8]
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[9]
The Hissing of Summer Lawns
  • Released: November 1975
  • Label: Asylum
7 62 14 4
Hejira
  • Released: November 1976
  • Label: Asylum
22 38 11 13
Don Juan's Reckless Daughter
  • Released: December 1977
  • Label: Asylum
28 39 20 25
Mingus
  • Released: June 1979
  • Label: Asylum
37 44 27 48 24 17
Wild Things Run Fast
  • Released: October 1982
  • Label: Geffen
33 51 14 10 50 32 25
Dog Eat Dog
  • Released: October 1985
  • Label: Geffen
44 86 30 27 57 63
Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm
  • Released: March 23, 1988
  • Label: Geffen
23 44 18 37 26 45
Night Ride Home
  • Released: February 19, 1991
  • Label: Geffen
30 55 40 43 25 41
Turbulent Indigo
  • Released: October 25, 1994
  • Label: Reprise
24 53 47
Taming the Tiger
  • Released: September 29, 1998
  • Label: Reprise
86 25 57 75
Both Sides Now
  • Released: March 20, 2000
  • Label: Reprise
19 20 50 66
Travelogue
  • Released: November 19, 2002
  • Label: Nonesuch
Shine 13 71 10 25 36 14
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albumsEdit

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
CAN
[1]
AUS
[2]
NOR
[3]
NZ
[4]
US
[7]
UK
[6]
Miles of Aisles
  • Released: November 1974
  • Label: Asylum
13 46 2 34
Shadows and Light
  • Released: September 1980
  • Label: Asylum
73 70 45 20 38 63
Amchitka
(with James Taylor and Phil Ochs)
Live at Canterbury House – 1967
  • Released: October 2020
  • Label: Rhino
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albumsEdit

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[6]
US
[7]
Hits
  • Released: October 29, 1996
  • Label: Reprise
161
Misses
  • Released: October 29, 1996
  • Label: Reprise
The Complete Geffen Recordings
  • Released: September 23, 2003
  • Label: Geffen
The Beginning of Survival
  • Released: July 27, 2004
  • Label: Geffen
Dreamland
  • Released: September 14, 2004
  • Label: Asylum / Reprise / Nonesuch / Rhino
43 177
Starbucks Artist's Choice: Joni Mitchell
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: Hear Music
Songs of a Prairie Girl
  • Released: April 26, 2005
  • Label: Asylum / Reprise / Nonesuch / Rhino
Studio Albums 1968–1979
  • Released: February 12, 2013
  • Label: Warner Bros. UK
Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, a Ballet, Waiting to Be Danced
  • Released: November 24, 2014
  • Label: Rhino
Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963–1967)
  • Released: October 30, 2020
  • Label: Rhino
Early Joni – 1963
  • Released: October 30, 2020
  • Label: Rhino
Archives – Volume 1: The Early Years (1963–1967): Highlights
  • Released: June 12, 2021
  • Label: Rhino
The Reprise Albums (1968–1971)
  • Released: June 25, 2021
  • Label: Rhino
42
Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. 2: The Reprise Years (1968–1971)
  • Released: October 29, 2021
  • Label: Rhino
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Tribute albumsEdit

Extended playsEdit

Title EP details
Blue 50 (Demos & Outtakes)
  • Released: June 21, 2021
  • Label: Rhino

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[14]
CAN AC
[15]
AUS
[2]
UK
[6]
US
[16]
US AC
[17]
US Main
[18]
1968 "Night in the City" Song to a Seagull
1969 "Chelsea Morning" Clouds
1970 "Big Yellow Taxi"[A] 14 17 6 11 67 33 Ladies of the Canyon
1971 "Carey" 27 35 93 Blue
"California"
1972 "You Turn Me On, I'm a Radio" 10 3 37 25 13 For the Roses
1973 "Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire"
"Raised on Robbery" 51 27 65 40 Court and Spark
1974 "Help Me" 6 4 7 1
"Free Man in Paris" 16 10 22 2
"Big Yellow Taxi" (live) 54 24 27 Miles of Aisles
"Carey" (live)
1976 "In France They Kiss on Main Street" 19 33 66 32 The Hissing of Summer Lawns
1977 "Coyote" 79 Hejira
1978 "Off Night Backstreet" Don Juan's Reckless Daughter
"Jericho"
1979 "The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" Mingus
1980 "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" (live) 102 Shadows and Light
1982 "(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care" 47 Wild Things Run Fast
1983 "Chinese Cafe"
1985 "Good Friends" 12 85 28 Dog Eat Dog
1986 "Shiny Toys"
1988 "My Secret Place" 44 Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm
"Snakes and Ladders" 32
"Cool Water"
1991 "Night Ride Home" Night Ride Home
"Come in from the Cold" 27 9
1994 "How Do You Stop" 56 100 Turbulent Indigo
"Sex Kills" 68
"Sunny Sunday"
1998 "The Crazy Cries of Love" Taming the Tiger
2000 "Both Sides, Now" 64 Both Sides Now
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Notes

Guest singlesEdit

Year Single Artist(s) Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[14]
AUS
[21]
FRA
[22]
GER
[23]
NLD
[20]
NZ
[24]
UK
[6]
US Dance
[25]
1997 "Got 'til It's Gone" Janet Jackson (with Q-Tip) 19 10 11 17 6 4 6 6 The Velvet Rope

VideographyEdit

Video albumsEdit

Title Album details
Shadows and Light
Refuge of the Roads
  • Released: 1984
  • Label: Pioneer Artists/Shout! Factory
  • Format: LD/VHS/DVD
Come In From The Cold
Painting with Words and Music
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: Eagle Rock
  • Format: LD/VHS/DVD/BD
Woman of Heart and Mind (A Life Story)
The Fiddle and the Drum
  • Released: 2007
  • Label: C Major
  • Format: DVD/BD
Both Sides Now (Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970)
  • Released: 2018
  • Label: Eagle Vision
  • Format: DVD/BD
Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration

Music videosEdit

Year Title Album Director
1970 "Woodstock" (Live) Message to Love (1995) Murray Lerner[26]
"Big Yellow Taxi" (Live)
1971 "Both Sides, Now" Clouds John D. Wilson[27][28]
1972 "Big Yellow Taxi" Ladies of the Canyon
1974 "Help Me" (Live) Court and Spark Colin Strong[29]
1976 "Hejira" Hejira Unknown[30]
1983 "Chinese Cafe" Refuge of the Roads Joni Mitchell[31]
1985 "Dog Eat Dog" (Live at Farm Aid) Dog Eat Dog Unknown[32]
"Good Friends" Jim Blashfield[33]
1986 "Shiny Toys" Unknown[34]
1988 "My Secret Place" (with Peter Gabriel) Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm Anton Corbijn[35]
"Dancin' Clown" Unknown[36]
"The Beat of Black Wings" Jim Shea & Joni Mitchell[37]
"Lakota" Unknown[38]
1989 "Spirit of the Forest" (Gentlemen Without Weapons) Non-album charity single Storm Thorgerson[39]
1991 "Night Ride Home" Night Ride Home Rocky Schenck[40][41][42][43][44][45]
"Come in from the Cold"
"Nothing Can Be Done"
"Two Grey Rooms"
"Passion Play (When All the Slaves Are Free)"
1995 "How Do You Stop?" (with Seal) Turbulent Indigo
1997 "Got 'til It's Gone" (Janet Jackson) The Velvet Rope Mark Romanek[46]
1998 "Big Yellow Taxi" (Live) Painting with Words and Music Joan Tosoni[47][48]
2000 "Both Sides, Now" (Live) An All-Star Tribute to Joni Mitchell (TV Special) Louis J. Horvitz[49]
2008 "River" (Live with Herbie Hancock) River: The Joni Letters Jon Hill[50]
2018 "Big Yellow Taxi" (Lyric Video) Ladies of the Canyon Paul Gardner[51]
"Both Sides, Now" (Live) Both Sides Now (Live at The Isle of Wight Festival 1970) Murray Lerner[52][53]
2021 "California" (Live)

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