Articles tagged joan baez

Beyond Record Store Day: Digging Up Some Choice Used Americana Vinyl

There are plenty of good reasons to visit an actual record store besides that one hyped day in April.

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The Top Eight Songs About Other Famous People

You're so vain but this song is about you.

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Joan Baez on the new protest era: The whole world’s watching

CHICAGO — Joan Baez is calling from Paris the morning after a sold-out concert, and she’s seen the news reports coming out of Chicago. “You

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Talking About My Generation, ‘Mad Men’ Style

Getting older during the '60s was a cruel fate: it was unfair; it was depressing. But, in some respects, it was a party compared to getting older these days.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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In Praise of Older Women: The Best Records of 2008 by Women 45 Years Old and Over

The old music-industry adage is that if a woman doesn't have a hit by the time she's 22 years old, she should probably look for another career. That's obviously a load of blarney.

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They seem an unlikely pairing - Joan Baez, the crystalline-voiced queen of folk, and alt-country hero Steve Earle, the once-notorious “last of the hardcore troubadours.”

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4 Nov 2008 // 5:37 AM

From the outset of her career a half-century ago, Joan Baez has possessed a distinctive, spine-tingling three-octave voice. A vessel of purity and a tower

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27 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Slacker Uprising

With substandard picture quality and a lack of true eye-opening material, this will be regarded as a minor work in an otherwise impressive film canon.

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Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007)

It sounds beautifully naïve - the notion that if one man could get everyone in the world to sing together, there’d be a

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17 Jul 2008 // 2:53 AM

The Americana Music Association has announced that cultural icon and seminal American recording artist Joan Baez will receive the “Spirit of Americana” Free Speech Award

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No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

Martin Scorsese's film is about Dylan's early life among the Mister Joneses of his era, ahead of rock and roll's learning curve and suffering the judgments of the slower kids in his class.

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	Joan Baez: The Complete A&M Recordings

It’s easy to see Joan Baez as a historical artifact, a nostalgic icon capable of evoking a misty, sanitized vision of social protest without

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	Joan Baez: Dark Chords on a Big Guitar

Joan Baez was an icon of the early folk-revival movement, a popular concert attraction back in the early 1960s and the patron of Bob Dylan

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Joan Baez: Joan Baez / Vol. 2

The folk singer is a dying breed. Most pundits point to the 1965 Newport Folk Festival as the precise moment the deathblow was struck by a certain unorthodox Minnesotan with the gift of reinventing himself and his craft.

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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