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All-star Lineup Performs “Big Yellow Taxi”

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Stars Brandi Carlile; Glen Hansard; Emmylou Harris; Norah Jones; Chaka Khan; Diana Krall; Kris Kristofferson; Los Lobos with La Marisoul, Cesar Castro and Xochi Flores; Graham Nash; Seal; James Taylor; and Rufus Wainwright perform Joni Mitchell’s hit “Big Yellow Taxi” celebrating her 75th birthday celebration.

[Instrumental music] [Female singers] Paved paradise And put up a parking lot With a pink hotel, a boutique And a swinging hot spot Don't you know it seems to go That you don't know what you've got 'Till it's gone They paved paradise And put up a parking lot Ohhh-la-la-la-la, Ohhh-la-la-la-la They took all the trees And put 'em in a tree museum And they charged all the people A dollar and a half just to seem 'em And don't it always seem to go, That you don't know what you've got 'Till its gone They paved paradise And put up a parking lot Ohhh-la-la-la-la, Ohhh-la-la-la-la [James Taylor] Hey farmer farmer Put away your DDT now There's spots on my apples But leave me the birds and the bees [Female Singers] Don't it always seem to go That you don't know what you've got 'Till its gone They paved paradise And put up a parking lot Yeah!

[cheering]