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The all-star live set, "Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration," comes after several other collections honoring the Canadian singer-songwriter, but it feels different by circumstance: Mitchell, who has been unable to speak since suffering a brain aneurysm in March 2015, is sitting in the audience. Recorded at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center in Los Angeles during a two-night gala in November, the concert album features a procession of A-listers taking on her exquisite material, which effortlessly traversed the world of jazz, folk, funk and everything in between.

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