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Monday, December 8 2008

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.


Tuesday, April 21 2015

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.


Thursday, November 19 2009

Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound

A long-awaited survey of the life and times of a cultural icon.

Thursday, December 4 2003

Joan Baez: The Complete A&M Recordings

Wednesday, October 22 2003

Joan Baez: Dark Chords on a Big Guitar

Saturday, December 31 1994

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.


Wednesday, June 12 2013

The Top Eight Songs About Other Famous People

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


Thursday, November 3 2011

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

Thursday, February 11 2010

The song remains the same for Joan Baez

PASEDENA — Joan Baez was an important, albeit late, addition to Thursday night's "In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil

Monday, November 10 2008

On new album, folk legend Joan Baez revisits the life-affirming balladry of her debut

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."

Tuesday, November 4 2008

Folk legend Joan Baez voices hope for tomorrow

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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