Joan Baez


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Joan Baez was the middle daughter of Albert Vinicio and Joan Bridge Baez. At age 10, her father took a job (and the family) to Baghdad, Iraq, for a year, after which they moved to Palo Alto, CA, home of Stanford University. In 1956, she bought her first guitar and heard Martin Luther King, Jr.'s lecture on nonviolence; the following year, she ... See full bio »

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Known For

Silent Running Music Department
(1972)
Taking Woodstock Soundtrack
(2009)

Filmography

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 2016 We Have A Dream (Short) (Music by: recorded live performance)
 2015 Clichés de Stars (Documentary) (pre-recorded music)
 1988 To Kill A Priest (composer: song "The Crimes of Cain")
 1972 Silent Running (song performer)
 1971 Sacco & Vanzetti (featured vocalist - uncredited) / (lyricist - as Baez) / (music performer - uncredited) / (musician: guitar - uncredited) / (singer - uncredited)
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Other Works:

CD: "Blowin' Away" (Columbia). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Baez

Spouse:

David Harris  (divorced)  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

[interview in Time magazine, 11/23/62] Anything called a hootenanny ought to be shot on sight, but the whole country is having one. A hootenanny is to folk singing what a jam session is to jazz, and all over the U.S. there is a great reverberate twang. Guitars and banjos akimbo, folk singers inhabit smoky metropolitan crawl space; they sprawl on the floors of college rooms; near the foot of ski ... See more »

Trivia:

Built a treehouse in a tall oak tree behind her home. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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