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Joni Mitchell & Jaco Pastorius: “Shadows & Light” Rare Live Recording

On November 20, 1976, Joni Mitchell performed a benefit concert with Jaco Pastorius and conga player Bobbye Hall for a “Save the Whales” organization in Sacramento, CA.

Here’s the trio’s performance of “Shadows & Light” from that show. This version takes on a very different vibe than other more well-known recordings of the tune. And it is so so good.

Thanks to Musicenthusiasm for this clip!