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Friday 9 December 2016

Singer Joni Mitchell in ICU after mystery fall

Singer Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in hospital and fans have been asked to "light a candle" for her.

"Joni was found unconscious in her home this afternoon. She regained consciousness on the ambulance ride to an LA area hospital," a statement on her official website, JoniMitchell.com, said.

"She is currently in intensive care undergoing tests and is awake and in good spirits. Light a candle and sing a song, let's all send good wishes her way."

Celebrities wished her well, including Billy Idol, who wrote: "Sorry to hear today's news about Joni Mitchell. I sang on her Dancing Clown single many moons ago, all the best for her recovery."

The Canadian-born singer is famous for hits such as Big Yellow Taxi and has won eight Grammys.

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