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=== Correspondence between Tolkien and Joni Mitchell ===
 
=== Correspondence between Tolkien and Joni Mitchell ===
  
In the mid-sixties, singer-songwriter [[Wikipedia:Joni Mitchell|Joni Mitchell]] became a "[[Tolkien fandom|fan]]" of Tolkien,<ref>Anne Karppinen, ''The Songs of Joni Mitchell: Gender, Performance and Agency'', pp. 52-3</ref> after being introduced to his works by her husband Chuck. The couple set up a publishing and recording business for their material related to Middle-earth, and they wrote Tolkien "letters and got his permission to use names from his books for our bits of business". The correspdondence between Tolkien and Joni and Chuck Mitchell apparently took place no sooner than [[1965]] and not later than [[1969]].<ref>{{webcite|author=Chuck Mitchell|articleurl=http://jonimitchell.com/library/view.cfm?id=1892|articlename=History of Gandalf Publishing|dated=9 June 2008|website=[http://jonimitchell.com/ jonimitchell.com]|accessed=14 March 2017}}</ref> It is unknown if Tolkien answered their letters in person or if the replies were written by a representative. A letter of admiration from Joni Mitchell to Tolkien will be published in ''[[Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth]]'' ([[2018]]).<ref>{{webcite|author=Tom Tivnan|articleurl=http://www.thebookseller.com/news/bodleian-library-unearths-new-tolkien-507701|articlename=Bodleian Library unearths new Tolkien|dated=14 March 2017|website=[http://www.thebookseller.com/ www.thebookseller.com]|accessed=14 March 2017}}</ref>
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In the mid-sixties, singer-songwriter [[Wikipedia:Joni Mitchell|Joni Mitchell]] became a "[[Tolkien fandom|fan]]" of Tolkien,<ref>Anne Karppinen, ''The Songs of Joni Mitchell: Gender, Performance and Agency'', pp. 52-3</ref> after being introduced to his works by her husband Chuck. The couple set up a publishing and recording business for their material related to Middle-earth, and they wrote Tolkien "letters and got his permission to use names from his books for our bits of business". The correspdondence between Tolkien and Joni and Chuck Mitchell apparently took place no sooner than [[1965]] and not later than [[1969]].<ref>{{webcite|author=Chuck Mitchell|articleurl=http://jonimitchell.com/library/view.cfm?id=1892|articlename=History of Gandalf Publishing|dated=9 June 2008|website=[http://jonimitchell.com/ jonimitchell.com]|accessed=14 March 2017}}</ref> It is unknown if Tolkien answered their letters in person or if the replies were written by a representative. A letter of admiration from Joni Mitchell to Tolkien will be published in ''[[Tolkien: The Maker of Middle-earth]]'' ([[2018]]).<ref>{{webcite|author=Tom Tivnan|articleurl=http://www.thebookseller.com/news/bodleian-library-unearths-new-tolkien-507701|articlename=Bodleian Library unearths new Tolkien|dated=14 March 2017|website=[http://www.thebookseller.com/ www.thebookseller.com]|accessed=14 March 2017}}</ref>
  
 
===Letters to The Society===
 
===Letters to The Society===

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