My Secret Place: She has said that the parents of the boomers were unhappy, and "out of it came this liberated, spoiled, selfish generation into the costume ball of free love, free sex, free music, free, free, free, free we're so free. This is Mitchell's most-covered song by far, with over 1, versions recorded at latest count. Clive Davis, who thought highly of Geffen's shark-like talent, released David Crosby without a whimper; if anything he was delighted to be rid of "the Bad Byrd".
Awards for Joni Mitchell. Views Read Edit View history. New York. Mitchell said, "My jazz background began with one of the early Lambert, Hendricks and Ross albums.