The Beginning of Survival

2004 compilation album by Joni Mitchell

The Beginning of Survival is the first in a series of compilation albums by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, released by Geffen Records in 2004. The songs were taken from her albums Dog Eat Dog (6 tracks), Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm (4), Night Ride Home (3), Turbulent Indigo (2), and Taming the Tiger (1).

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Joni Mitchell unless otherwise noted

  • “The Reoccurring Dream” – 3:03
  • “The Windfall (Everything for Nothing)” – 5:09
  • “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” – 6:49
  • “Dog Eat Dog” – 4:27
  • “Fiction” (Mitchell, Larry Klein) – 4:10
  • “The Beat of Black Wings” – 5:22
  • “No Apologies” – 4:17
  • “Sex Kills” – 3:56
  • “The Three Great Stimulants” – 6:06
  • “Lakota” (Mitchell, Klein) – 6:25
  • “Ethiopia” – 5:38
  • “Cool Water” (Bob Nolan) – 5:25
  • “Tax Free” (Mitchell, Klein) – 4:17
  • “The Magdalene Laundries” – 4:01
  • “Passion Play” – 5:19
  • “Impossible Dreamer” – 4:30
  • References[edit]

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  • ^ Hunter, James (2011). “Joni Mitchell: The Beginning Of Survival : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone”. web.archive.org. Archived from the original on January 24, 2009. Retrieved 19 July 2011.

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