Released Yesterday in 1979

14 Jul

Mingus is the tenth studio album by Joni Mitchell, and a collaboration with jazz musician Charles Mingus. Recorded in the months before his death, it would be Mingus’s final musical project; the album is wholly dedicated to him. A very under rated recording.


All lyrics by Joni Mitchell; music by Mitchell, except where indicated

  1. “Happy Birthday 1975” (Rap) – 0:57
  2. “God Must Be a Boogie Man” – 4:35
  3. “Funeral” (Rap) – 1:07
  4. “A Chair in the Sky” (Charles Mingus) – 6:42
  5. “The Wolf That Lives in Lindsey” – 6:35
  6. “I’s a Muggin'” (Rap) – 0:07
  7. “Sweet Sucker Dance” – 8:04 (Mingus)
  8. “Coin in the Pocket” (Rap) – 0:11
  9. “The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines” (Mingus) – 3:21
  10. “Lucky” (Rap) – 0:04
  11. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat” (Mingus) – 5:37]Personnel


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