I'm always a little sad when I hear this song... You can really hear Joni's pain. Later I learned this song is about a little girl she had very young and had to give away.
SONG MEANING / BACKGROUND INFO. - Little Green is about the child that Joni Mitchell gave up for adoption in 1965. Mitchell explained in a 1998 interview ...www.lyrics.com/131733/lyrics/jonimitchell/littlegreen.html