Legendary singer songwriter Joni Mitchell has been rushed to hospital after being found unconscious in the Bel Air home.

The condition of the eight-time Grammy winner is listed as serious.

Paramedics responded to an emergency call at around 2:30pm Tuesday (March 31) LA time. The 71-year old singer was rushed to a nearby hospital.

Canadian born Mitchell released her debut album in 1968. She has recorded 19 albums, the most recent was ‘Shine’ in 2007.

Joni’s classic albums include ‘Ladies of the Canyon’, featuring ‘Big Yellow Taxi’ and ‘Woodstock’ in 1971, and ‘For The Roses’ featuring ‘You Turn Me On I’m A Radio’ in 1972, ‘Court and Spark’ with ‘Free Man In Paris’ and ‘Help Me’ in 1974,

Graham Nash wrote ‘Our House’ about his two-year affair with Mitchell. Led Zeppelin’s ‘Going To California’ is also about Mitchell. Sonic Youth’s ‘Hey Joni’ is about Joni while Alanis Morissette named-checks her in ‘Your House’, Prince refers to her in ‘The Ballad of Dorothy Parker’ and John Mayer sings about her in his song ‘Queen of California’.

UPDATE FROM JONI MITCHELL FACEBOOK: Joni was found unconscious in her home this afternoon. She regained consciousness on the ambulance ride to an L.A. area hospital. She is currently in intensive care undergoing tests and is awake and in good spirits. More updates to come as we hear them. Light a candle and sing a song, let’s all send good wishes her way.

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