Joni Mitchell – Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter (1977)

Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter is the ninth studio album by Canadian singer–songwriter Joni Mitchell, released on December 13, 1977, as a two-record set on Asylum.


A1. “Overture / Cotton Avenue”

6:35 |  |

Guitar and Vocal – Joni Mitchell
Bass – Jaco Pastorius
Drums – John Guerin


A2. “Talk to Me”

3:40 |  |

Guitar and Vocal – Joni Mitchell
Bass – Jaco Pastorius


A3. “Jericho”

3:25 |  |

Guitar and Vocal – Joni Mitchell
Bass – Jaco Pastorius
Drums – John Guerin
Bongos – Don Alias
Soprano Sax – Wayne Shorter


B. “Paprika Plains”

16:19 |  |

Piano and Vocal – Joni Mitchell
Bass – Jaco Pastorius
Drums – John Guerin
Soprano Sax – Wayne Shorter
Orchestrated and Conducted by Michael Gibbs


C1. “Otis and Marlena”

4:05 |  |

Acoustic Guitar and Vocal – Joni Mitchell
Electric Guitar – Larry Carlton
Snare Drum – John Guerin
Piano – Michael Colomber


C2. “The Tenth World”

6:45 |  |

Congas Clave – Don Alias
Congas Coffee Cans – Manolo Badrena
Congas Cowbell – Alejandro Acuna
Surdo (Bass Drum) – Airto
Bongos – Jaco Pastorius
Vocals – Manolo Badrena, Joni Mitchell, Don Alias, Chaka Khan, Alejandro Acuna


C3. “Dreamland”

4:37 |  |

Vocals Joni Mitchell – Chaka Khan
Surdo (Bass Drum) – Airto
Cowbells – Jaco Pastorius
Congas – Manolo Badrena
Shakers – Alejandro Acuna
Snaredrum and Sandpaper Blocks – Don Alias


D1. “Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter”

6:40 |  |

Guitar and Vocal – Joni Mitchell
The Split Tongued Spirit – El Bwyd
Bass – Jaco Pastorius
Ankle Bells – Alejandro Acuna
Shaker – Don Alias
(In Spirit) Bobbye Hall and Manolo Badrena


D2. “Off Night Backstreet”

3:22 |  |

Vocals – Joni Mitchell, J.D. Souther Glenn Frey
Bass – Jaco Pastorius
Drums – John Guerin
Orchestrator Michael Gibbs


D3. “The Silky Veils of Ardor”

4:02 |  |

Guitar and Vocals – Joni Mitchell


Tracklist:
A1. “Overture / Cotton Avenue” (6:35)
A2. “Talk to Me” (3:40)
A3. “Jericho” (3:25)
B. “Paprika Plains” (16:19)
C1. “Otis and Marlena” (4:05)
C2. “The Tenth World” (6:45)
C3. “Dreamland” (4:37)
D1. “Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter” (6:40)
D2. “Off Night Backstreet” (3:22)
D3. “The Silky Veils of Ardor” (4:02)

Credits:
Joni Mitchell — guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, vocals, producer, writer, design
Wayne Shorter — soprano saxophone
Larry Carlton — guitar
Michel Colombier — piano
Jaco Pastorius — bass, cowbell, bongos, writer
John Guerin — drums, snare drum
Don Alias — bongos, congas, claves, vocals, writer, snare drum, wood blocks, shaker
Manolo Badrena — congas, percussive objects, lead vocals, writer
Alejandro Acuña — congas, cowbell, vocals, writer, shaker, bells
Airto — surdo, writer
Chaka Khan — vocals
J.D. Souther — vocals
Glenn Frey — vocals
Michael Gibbs — orchestration, conductor

Henry Lewy — recording engineer, mixer
Steve Katz — recording engineer, mixer
Frank Laico — recording engineer
Keith Williamson — artwork


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