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"Big Yellow Taxi" is a song written and originally performed by Joni Mitchell in 1970. It was a big hit in her native Canada (#14) as well as Australia (#6) and the UK (#11). It only reached #67 in the US in 1970, but was later a bigger hit there for her in a live version released in 1975, which peaked at #24.

Charting versions have also been recorded by The Neighborhood (who had the original top US 40 hit… read more

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They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot
With a pink hotel, a boutique
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  • Ohh memories from 2002 and my 1st year of University...
  • Yellow.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/DH6GY5ARnAo/black-yellow-by-fu
  • :-)
  • Nice ;-)
  • Always thought the lyrics to this song was as true as they come,especially "You Don't Know What You've Got Til' It's Gone".
  • This was probably the first song that got men thinking along environmental lines as a kid.
  • They paved paradise and put up a fucking lot.
  • Great song...
  • Excrucies animal est nunquam a iocus, quia poterat restitui potest.
  • So easy

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