Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 28: Recording artist Joni Mitchell performs during the Thelonious Monk Jazz Tribute Concert For Herbie Hancock at the Kodak Theatre on October 28, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

(CNN) — Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized in Southern California.

Paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department were called to her home around 2:30 p.m. PT (5:30 p.m. ET) Tuesday on the report of a medical emergency, spokesman Robert Hinojosa said.

“Joni has been hospitalized,” according to her official website and Twitter account. “We are awaiting official word on her condition and will post it here as soon as we know.”

Some of Mitchell’s best-known songs are “Big Yellow Taxi,” “Help Me” and “Free Man in Paris,” but she has penned hits for other artists too.

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young scored with her anthem “Woodstock,” about the 1969 landmark music festival.

Judy Collins registered a Top 10 hit in 1967 with Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now.”

Mitchell, 71, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.

By Ed Payne and Janet DiGiacomo of CNN