Big Yellow Taxi

Song written, composed, and originally recorded by Joni Mitchell in 1970. It was originally released on her album 'Ladies of the Canyon'. When it was released as a sing;e, it was a hit in her native Canada (no. 14) as well as Australia (no. 6) and the UK (no. 11). It only reached number 67 in the US in 1970, but was later a bigger hit there for her in a live version released in 1974, which peaked at number 24. The song was notably covered by Amy Grant in 1994 and Counting Crows in 2003. The song was also sampled in Janet Jackson's 'Got 'til It's Gone' (1997).

Kim Wilde version

Kim Wilde performed the song live during a concert for Tilehouse Counselling centre in Hitchin, together with guitarist Benny Smith, on 27 September 2019. It was the only time she performed the song.