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Joni Mitchell

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The Resume

    (November 7, 1943- )
    Birth name was Roberta Joan Anderson
    Recorded 'Big Yellow Taxi,' 'Carey,' 'California,' 'You Turn Me On (I'm A Radio),' 'Raised On Robbery,' 'Help Me,' 'Free Man In Paris,' 'In France They Kiss On Main Street,' 'Shiny Toys,' 'Number One,' '(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care' and 'How Do You Stop?/Moon At The Window'

Why she might be annoying:

    She married Chuck Mitchell for only one year (1965-67) producing a daughter that she gave up for adoption.
    She smokes.
    She was invited to participate in Woodstock, but declined not wanting to getting stuck in the massive traffic jams.
    She went 12 years (1974-1986) without a hit and hasn't had one since.
    Prince said she is his musical influence.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She's an accomplished artist.
    She did the cover art for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 'Greatest Hits' album.
    She contracted polio, at nine.
    Tori Amos, Sarah McLachlan, Shawn Colvin and Madonna claim her as a musical influence.
    Thirty years after giving up her daughter for adoption she tracked her down (1997).
    Research: Tim Howard

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 20 Votes: 30.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 153 Votes: 53.59% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 115 Votes: 42.61% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 83 Votes: 53.01% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 23 Votes: 52.17% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 61 Votes: 70.49% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 24 Votes: 45.83% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 55 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 45 Votes: 68.89% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 103 Votes: 79.61% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 51 Votes: 49.02% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 50 Votes: 48.00% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 46 Votes: 36.96% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 110 Votes: 48.18% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 112 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 222 Votes: 48.20% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 403 Votes: 46.90% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 551 Votes: 47.73% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1070 Votes: 49.53% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1840 Votes: 55.71% Annoying