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Joan Baez

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Baez (b. 1941) is a US folk singer, songwriter, musician & activist. She began singing traditional folksongs but quickly branched out to cover many contemporary composed songs.

She was raised as a Quaker. She became deeply involved in the US Civil Rights Movement and the peace movement against the Vietnam War. She was married to & had a child with the draft resistance leader David Harris. Her late sister Mimi was also a singer and was married to the late singer songwriter Richard Fariña. 







Song Videos

Ain't Gonna Let Nobody RUS: Freedom p. 58
Ain't You Got a Right? RUS: Freedom p. 58
All My Trials RUS: Lullabies p. 130
All The Pretty Little Horses RUS: Lullabies p. 130
All the Weary Mothers of the Earth RUS: Hope p. 114
The band played waltzing Matilda RA: Peace p. 197
Banks of the Ohio RUS: Hard p. 99
Barbara Allen RUS: Ballads p. 7
Birmingham Sunday RUS: Freedom p. 59
Black Is the Color RUS: Ballads p. 8
Blowin' In the Wind RUS: Hope p. 115
Boots of Spanish Leather
Brand New Tennessee Waltz RUS: Creativity p. 23
Bread and Roses RUS: Women p. 245
Carry It On RUS: Peace p. 158
Catch the Wind RUS: Love p. 122
Cherry Tree Carol RUS: Ballads p. 9
Children of Darkness RUS: Peace p. 158
Chimes of Freedom
Colours RUS: Love p. 122
Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies RUS: Ballads p. 9
Copper Kettle RUS: Mountain p. 144
Coventry Carol RUS: Ballads p. 10
Day after tomorrow RA: Peace p. 200
De Colores RUS: Outdoors p. 152
Deportee RUS: Farm p. 50
Le deserteur RA: Peace p. 200
Diamonds & rust RA: Love p. 150
Don't think twice, it's all right RA: Love p. 151
Don't You Weep After Me RUS: Spirituals p. 208
Dona Dona RUS: Struggle p. 214
Earth angel RA: Rock p. 232
Forever young RA: Time p. 270
Freight Train RUS: Travel p. 233
Geordie RUS: Ballads p. 10
Geordie RUS: Ballads p. 10
Gospel Ship RUS: Gospel p. 93
Gracias a la Vida RUS: Hope p. 115
The Great Silkie RUS: Ballads p. 10
Hard rain's a-gonna fall RA: Earthcare p. 43
Hard Times Come Again No More RUS: Hard p. 101
Heaven Help Us All RUS: City p. 19
Hello in There RUS: Time p. 224
Henry Martin RA: Ballads p. 4
House Carpenter
House of the Rising Sun RUS: Hard p. 101
I Am a Wanderer RA: Travel p. 279
I Shall Be Released RUS: Hard p. 102
I Wonder As I Wander RUS: Faith p. 43
It ain't me babe RA: Love p. 153
Jerusalem RA: Peace p. 203
Joe Hill RUS: Work p. 256
John Riley RUS: Ballads p. 12
Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye RUS: Peace p. 161
Kumbaya RUS: Lullabies p. 133
Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream RUS: Peace p. 161
Let It Be (Beatles) RUS: Hope p. 117
Let Us Break Bread Together RUS: Spirituals p. 210
Lily of the West RA: Ballads p. 5
Lonesome Valley (Guthrie) RUS: Faith p. 44
Long Black Veil RUS: Hard p. 102
Love Minus Zero/No Limit RA: Love p. 154
Man of Constant Sorrow RUS: Mountain p. 147
I Am a Girl of Constant Sorrow RUS: Mountain p. 147
Mary Hamilton RUS: Ballads p. 13
Mary Hamilton RUS: Ballads p. 13
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down RUS: America p. 3
O Freedom RUS: Freedom p. 62
O Had I a Golden Thread RUS: Dreams p. 31
One Day At a Time RUS: Time p. 226
Peggy-o RUS: Ballads p. 13
Plaisir d'Amour RUS: Love p. 127
The President Sang Amazing Grace
Pretty Little Baby RUS: Spirituals p. 211
Riddle Song RUS: Lullabies p. 135
Song of Peace RUS: Peace p. 163
Stewball RUS: America p. 4
Suzanne RUS: Dreams p. 32
Swallow Song RUS: Dreams p. 32
Te recuerdo amanda RA: Love p. 156
There But For Fortune RUS: Rich p. 186
The Times They Are a-Changin' RUS: Struggle p. 219
Tomorrow Is a Long Time RUS: Time p. 228
Tramp On the Street RUS: Rich p. 186
The Water Is Wide RUS: Ballads p. 15
What Have They Done to the Rain? RUS: Ecology p. 39
Where Have All the Flowers Gone? RUS: Peace p. 165
Wild Mountain Thyme RUS: Outdoors p. 157
With God on Our Side RUS: Peace p. 165
You Ain't Going Nowhere RUS: Home p. 114
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