“Both Sides, Now” is a song by Joni Mitchell. Her recording first appeared on the album Clouds, released in 1969
Judy Collins made the first commercially released recording of the song, shortly after Mitchell wrote it, first including it on her 1967 Wildflowers album. In October 1968 she released it as a single. In December it reached #8 on the U.S. pop singles charts, and in early 1969 won a Grammy Award for Best Folk Performance. The record peaked at #3 on Billboard’s Easy Listening survey and has become one of Collins’ signature songs.
Joni Mitchell version:
Judy Collins version: