Legendary singer Joni Mitchell is mourning the loss of her father, who died aged 100 last week (end22Jan12).
The Big Yellow Taxi songwriter's dad William Anderson passed away in his sleep on 15 January (12) in Saskatoon, Canada.
Anderson, who was in a marching band and gave trumpet lessons after leaving the Royal Canadian Air Force, was buried on Monday (23Jan12) at Saskatoon Funeral Home.
A message on Mitchell's official website reads, "It is with sorrow that we relay the news of William Anderson's passing - Joni's father. Our sincere condolences to Joni and all those lives whom William has touched."