Music: Joni Mitchell: Burning Bright

Joni Mitchell on her new daughter, new CD and the sad state of pop

Joni Mitchell keeps her own time. Twenty-nine years after Woodstock, 29 years after she turned back en route to playing the original, generation-defining concert because she had heard about the mud, heard about the traffic, heard that it was all a disaster anyway, 29 years later, she is at "A Day at the Garden," a memorial concert held in August at the site of the original festival in Bethel, N.Y. "Took 30 years to get here," she cracks as she takes the stage. The crowd at that first Woodstock was half a million strong; at this sequel it's about 20,000 weak.


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