My Old Man (track) by Joni Mitchell

My Old Man by Joni Mitchell
Year: 1971
From the album Blue (track #2)
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Joni Mitchell Blue All I Want My Old Man Little Green Blue River CD#58
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PARIS THEATRE 1970: THE CLASSIC LONDON BROADCAST BY JONI MITCHELL & JAMES TAYLOR
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Paris Theatre 1970: The Classic London Broadcast by Joni Mitchell & James Taylor
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This track is rated in the top 2% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 84.8/100, a mean average of 84.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 85.1/100. The standard deviation for this track is 11.8.

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From 07/08/2022 20:54
I’ve seen this track get the short end of the stick with a number of people, podcasts, and other reviews claiming it as Blue’s weak link.

Is My Old Man the best song on the record? Nah. But it’s an amazing track 2? Absolutely. Is the piano movement/vocal melody so iconically Joni? Yessir.
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From 04/28/2020 00:45
Such a great vocal line "me and those lonesome blues"
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From 01/30/2015 02:23
Pretty good one
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