“This picture of us hugging at the Newport Folk Festival … Leonard did “Suzanne.” I’d met him and I went, ‘I love that song. What a great song.’ Really. “Suzanne” was one of the greatest songs I ever heard. So I was proud to meet an artist. He made me feel humble, because I looked at that song and I went, ‘Woah. All my songs seem so naive by comparison.’ It raised the standard of what I wanted to write.”
- Joni Mitchell, from “Joni Mitchell In Her Own Words,” Interview by Malka Marom.
But of all the garbled language And the terms employed by these Addle-pated folk in London There are two that take the cheese. Here they are, O gentle reader: “Undies” - ha! - and “Cossies” - ho! (Blow me, but I hate to write it, it embarrasses me so!)