“Counting Crows – Big Yellow Taxi ft. Vanessa Carlton”

20 Feb


Big Yellow Taxi

” is a song written, composed, and originally recorded by

Joni Mitchell

in 1970, and originally released on her album Ladies of the Canyon. It was a hit in her native Canada (No. 14) as well as Australia (No. 6) and the UK (No. 11). It only reached No. 67 in the US in 1970, but was later a bigger hit there for her in a live version released in 1974, which peaked at No. 24. Charting versions have also been recorded by The Neighborhood (who had the original top US 40 hit with the track in 1970, peaking at No. 29), Maire Brennan, Amy Grant and

Counting Crows.


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4 responses to ““Counting Crows – Big Yellow Taxi ft. Vanessa Carlton”

  1. Julie

    March 23, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    One of my favorite songs ever, the original by Joni and the re-make – thanks for posting this!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. America On Coffee

    March 23, 2016 at 6:21 pm

    I too love Joni Mitchell’s original and. Counting Crows’ remake.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. memadtwo

    February 20, 2017 at 9:17 am

    Another old hippie who loved Joni Mitchell’s original song. Counting Crows did it justice–beautiful version. N.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. America On Coffee

    February 20, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    Hey-Once upon time, there was a time… (smiles) Thumbs up to great memories!! I still love some Joni!



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