Tag Archives: Joni Mitchell

Why Do We Remember Song Lyrics From 40 Years Ago, But Can’t Remember Our Paypal Password?

Why Do We Remember Song Lyrics Easier Than Important Passwords?   This morning in the shower, I sang Joni Mitchell’s 1974 song “People’s Parties” from start to finish from memory, a song easily I first listened to more than thirty-odd years ago.  Granted, it’s a relatively short song (I say this because with the potential of another California drought looming, […]

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The Hippie Caves of Matala That Housed Joni Mitchell

  By MessyNessy 21ST APR, 2015 In a sleepy fishing village on the island of Crete, where Joni Mitchell had found herself a nomadic home inside manmade Neolithic caves carved into the sandstone cliff, she sang her folk songs, “under a starry dome…beneath the Matala Moon.” It was the 1960s and a community of backpacking hippies had settled in Matala, a remote corner […]

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