“Big Yellow Taxi” is a song written, composed, and originally recorded by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in 1970.
In 1995, American singer Amy Grant released a cover of “Big Yellow Taxi” to pop and adult contemporary radio in the United States and United Kingdom. The song was the fourth (third in the US) pop radio single from her 1994 album, House of Love. Grant’s version featured slightly altered lyrics, which she changed at Joni Mitchell’s request.
The cover peaked at No. 67 on the US Billboard Hot 100, No. 25 in Canada, No. 20 on the UK Singles Chart, and No. 4 in Iceland.
House Of Love is the eleventh studio album by Christian and Pop singer Amy Grant, released in 1994. The album is the follow-up to her quintuple-platinum 1991 release Heart in Motion. Although House of Love sold less than half of what its predecessor sold, it similarly combines pop music with Christian values. “Lucky One” was […]