Canadian folk singer Joni Mitchell was found unconscious in her home in Los Angeles yesterday. The 71-year-old musician was rushed to the hospital and as of now she still remains in intensive care. According to a report in TMZ.com, “It’s unclear what prompted the medical emergency, but it appears to be quite serious”.
This update was posted on the JoniMitchell.com Facebook page: “Joni was found unconscious in her home this afternoon. She regained consciousness on the ambulance ride to an L.A. area hospital. She is currently in intensive care undergoing tests and is awake and in good spirits. More updates to come as we hear them. Light a candle and sing a song, let’s all send good wishes her way”.
Joni Mitchell is widely associated with the Woodstock generation and is most known for her hit “Big Yellow Taxi”. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 and released her 19th studio album “Shine” in 2007.