Song for Sharon

Altijd weer prachtig…. “Song for Sharon” van Joni Mitchell.

Uit de Joni Mitchell library een beetje uitleg: “the song deals with the conflict faced by a woman between freedom and marriage and which is interspersed with images of New York City including a trip to Mandolin Brothers in Staten Island and a visit to a fortune teller on Bleecker Street. The song, which was mostly written while she was high on cocaine at the end of the day of that visit, was written for her childhood friend Sharon Bell. She studied voice and wanted to be a singer when she was young, but married a farmer. Joni Mitchell wanted to be a farmer’s wife, but ended up becoming a singer...”