Joan Baez is the self-titled debut album by folk singer Joan Baez. The album was recorded in the summer of 1960 and released the same year. The original release featured 13 traditional folk songs. Later reissues included three additional songs.
Portrait of Joan Baez is a 1967 Joan Baez compilation album, released in the UK. It includes material from her early 1960s traditional folk and her Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs covers. The album is mono and was released on Vinyl in the UK. It features a mix of studio and live recordings. ’There But For Fortune’’ (Phil Ochs).
Noël is a Christmas album by Joan Baez, released in 1966. Working with arranger-conductor Peter Schickele (PDQ Bach), Baez, for the first time, recorded an album outside the standard guitar-based folk format. She worked with Schickele on her next two albums, both of which also featured classical orchestration. Unlike holiday albums by many other popular artists, Baez included mostly traditional material, avoiding more lighthearted or commercial fare in favor of a somber, understated tone.
Joan is a 1967 album by Joan Baez. Having exhausted the standard voice/guitar folksong format by 1967, Baez collaborated with composer Peter Schickele (with whom she'd worked on the 1966 Christmas album, Noël), on an album of orchestrated covers of mostly then-current pop and rock and roll songs. Works by Donovan, Paul Simon, Tim Hardin, the Beatles, and Richard Fariña were included, as well as selections by Jacques Brel and Edgar Allan Poe.
Joan Chandos Baez (9 January 1941 -), born in Staten Island, New York, is an American singer-songwriter who help revitalize folk music in the 1960s. She has performed publicly for over 55 years and released some 30 albums. She’s a Quaker by birthright and that is reflected in her early, anti-Vietnam War work, her alignment with the . Civil Rights movement, and her work with Amnesty International. Baez is highly regarded today for her music and her involvement in social issues, but she’s not without her critics.
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