This week in The Wall Street Journal, I interviewed Joan Baez for my "House Call" column on growing up in multiple locations around the country (go here). Her father was completing his studies in physics and took various university jobs...
The inimitable Joan Baez has announced what's being billed as her "final formal" North American tour, which will begin in September in upstate New York and run through the rest of the year. It's in support of her latest album, Whistle Down The Wind, which comes out at the end of this week. You can…
The folk legend's new album, which features covers of Tom Waits, ANOHNI, and more, is out this week and streaming now. Continue reading…
Over the years, Baez's voice has changed, but her passions have not.
Listen to her cover of Waits’ “Whistle Down the Wind”
On the occasion of his new album, the singer-songwriter looks back on his encounters with Solomon Burke, Joan Baez, Jeffrey Dahmer, and his sister-in-law Madonna.
Baez joined Kweli and Flea on stage for a quick dance
A leading expert on the civil rights leader dismissed the claims as part of a smear campaign by the FBI.
If you were to somehow coalesce the purity of Joan Baez’s folk spirit with the Saxon features and artistic temperament of a young 1960’s Nico, you’d likely end up with something eerily similar to Toronto’s Tamara Lindeman — better known by her singular stage name, The Weather Station.
If you were to somehow coalesce the purity of Joan Baez’s folk spirit with the Saxon features and artistic temperament of a young 1960’s Nico, you’d likely end up with something eerily similar to Toronto’s Tamara Lindeman — better known...Show More Summary
Here’s something for the people. I await commenters complaining that this just can’t reach out to the people like that Joan Baez. Now there was a singer for the revolution! And so nice too! Share
Marty Robbins, That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine. While we have old Marty cued up, let's enjoy his signature number, El Paso. Joan Baez, Daddy, You've Been on My Mind Shep and the Limelites, Daddy's Home, 1961 The Rivingtons, Papa Oo...
Murray Lerner, producer and director of the Oscar-winning documentary, From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China, has died at the age of 90. A pioneer in the art of making music documentaries, he got his start with Joan Baez and Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival.
In her first solo painting exhibition, Joan Baez celebrates the ?Mischief Makers" - portraits of people who have brought about social change through nonviolent action - the risk-taking visionaries. The exhibition reveals the lesser known...Show More Summary
In Our War Against Memory, Hanson writes (hyperlinks added), How about progressive icon Joan Baez? Should the Sixties folksinger seek forgiveness from us for reviving her career in the early 1970s with the big money-making hit “The Night They Drove...
Young Joan Baez and Bob Dylan played there, and today, from Southern rockers to indie pop, the Newport Folk Festival brings together an eclectic mic of American sounds—and fans.
Joan Baez, Jared Johnson and two relievers combined to make minor league history Sunday for the Nationals.
Featuring new versions of 4 songs and a Joan Baez cover