URGE FOR GOING

Latest update on 15/01/2013

Artist: Tom Rush
Author: Joni Mitchell
Label: Elektra
Year: 1966

On single with Bruce Langhorne on guitar. First Joni Mitchell song on vinyl. Rush-released while a live version was plugged intensively by Boston radio DJ Jefferson Kaye (on 50.000 watt station WBZ). Also on his album The Circle Game in '68. Tom and Joni once shared a job at the Chessmate in Detroit in '65.

Covers:

1967:

George Hamilton IV [C&W hit; heard the author's live version on the radio or TV, where Joni sang it on the Oscar Brand show in '66]

1969:

Jody Miller

1969:

Theo Bikel

1971:

Dave Van Ronk

1971:

Claire Hamill

1972:

Joni Mitchell [B-side of You Turn Me On, I'm A Radio]

1991:

Crosby & Nash [both ex lovers of Joni]

1991:

Mary Black

1999:

Travis

2000:

Luka Bloom

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