Joni Mitchell Update: “She Continues to Improve”
After a health scare earlier in the week, Joni Mitchell remains in a Los Angeles area hospital. Last night (April 3), those responsible for her social media presence offered the latest update on her condition.
The following message was posted to her Facebook page: "Joni remains under observation in the hospital and is resting comfortably. We are encouraged by her progress and she continues to improve and get stronger each day. We've created a web page to aggregate Facebook and Twitter messages so that Joni can see all the well wishes people are sending her way."
You can find that site at weloveyoujoni.com. Fans wishing to have their messages displayed on the site can either post through the Facebook widget on the site or send a tweet using the hashtag #WeLoveYouJoni.
On March 31, Mitchell was found unconscious in her home. She was revived by paramedics on the way to the hospital and placed in intensive care upon her arrival. Neither the cause of her illness nor the name of the hospital has been disclosed.
One of the most celebrated and influential songwriters of the rock era, Mitchell is best known for her string of albums throughout the '70s -- namely Ladies of the Canyon, Blue and Court and Spark -- that mixed introspective lyrics with her inventive open-tuned rhythm guitar playing and accompaniment by some of the West Coast's finest jazz musicians. Her biggest hits include "Help Me," "You Turn Me On, I'm a Radio" and "Free Man in Paris."
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