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

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 2019 Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (Documentary) (performer: "Blowin' in the Wind", "I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine", "I Shall Be Released", "Will the Circle Be Unbroken", "The Water is Wide")
 2018 Sharp Objects (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Falling (2018) ... (performer: "Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word" - uncredited)
 2018 Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (performer: "Some Of These Days" (1910) - uncredited)
 2017 The Andrew Klavan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Amnesty Don??? (2017) ... (performer: "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down")
 2017 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (performer: "Night They Drove Old Dixie Down")
 2015 Sanctuary (lyrics: "The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti Part 2") / (performer: "The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti Part 2")
 2014 Headfirst (lyrics: "Marcia di Sacco e Vanzetti")
 2014 Storyteller (performer: "Diamonds and Rust") / (writer: "Diamonds and Rust")
 2014 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Take a Break from Your Values (2014) ... (performer: "Where Have All The Flowers Gone")
 2014 Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (Video Game) (performer: "Here's To You") / (writer: "Here's To You")
 2013 A Case of You (performer: "Diamonds and Rust") / (writer: "Diamonds and Rust")
 2011 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Have You Heard from Johannesburg: The New Generation (2011) ... (performer: "Biko")
- Have You Heard from Johannesburg: From Selma to Soweto (2011) ... (performer: "Asimbonanga")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.38 (2011) ... (performer: "Me and Bobby McGee" - uncredited)
 2010 Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune (Documentary) (performer: "There But for Fortune")
 2010 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.18 (2010) ... (performer: "El Rossinyol")
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (arranger - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2009) (performer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound (2009) ... (arranger: "Amazing Grace", "Barbara Allen", "Fenarrio", "In The Pines", "Kumbaya", "Mary Hamilton", "Nos Nos Moveran", "Oh Freedom", "Silver Dagger", "I Never Will Marry", "Noah", "Sloop John B", "Woke Up this Morning with My Mind on Freedom", "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around") / (performer: "Catch The Wind", "Diamonds And Rust", "Love Song To A Stranger", "A Song For David", "Amazing Grace", "Barbara Allen", "Fenarrio", "In The Pines", "Kumbaya", "Mary Hamilton", "Nos Nos Moveran", "Oh Freedom", "Silver Dagger", "I Never Will Marry", "Noah", "Sloop John B", "Woke Up this Morning with My Mind on Freedom", "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around", "Man Smart, Woman Smarter", "Day After Tomorrow", "Freight Train", "Lovey Dovey", "Blowin' in the Wind", "I Pity the Poor Immigrant", "It Ain't Me, Babe", "Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts", "Love is Just a Four Letter Word", "With God on Our Side", "God is God", "I Am a Wanderer", "Jericho Road", "Jerusalem", "Mary", "Joe Hill", "We Shall Overcome", "Wild Mountain Thyme", "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down", "Carry It On") / (writer: "Diamonds And Rust", "Love Song To A Stranger", "A Song For David")
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (arranger: "All My Trials") / (performer: "The Virgin Mary Had One Son", "All My Trials", "With God on Our Side", "Blowin' in the Wind", "When the Ship Comes In", "It Ain't Me, Babe", "Percy's Song", "Love Is Just a Four Letter Word")
 2009 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (Documentary) (performer: "Tears of Rage")
 2009 Taking Woodstock (performer: "Sweet Sir Galahad") / (writer: "Sweet Sir Galahad")
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Plaisir d'amour (2008) ... (performer: "Plaisir d'amour" - uncredited)
 2008 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Video Game) (writer: "Here's To You")
 2007 Weeds (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Release the Hounds (2007) ... (performer: "Little Boxes")
 2007 Slacker Uprising (Documentary) (performer: "Finlandia")
 2007 We Want Roses Too (Documentary) (writer: "Here's to You")
  La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #1.22 (2007) ... (performer: "No nos moverán") / (writer: "No nos moverán")
 2006 Today's Country Music (Video) (performer: "If I Were a Carpenter")
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (performer: "Here's to You") / (writer: "Here's to You")
 2004 Eulogy (lyrics: "Diamonds and Rust") / (music: "Diamonds and Rust") / (performer: "Diamonds and Rust")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Making Love Work (2003) ... (performer: "Rejoice in the Sun")
 2001 Cuéntame (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Las mejores huelgas de nuestra vida (2001) ... (arranger: "No nos moverán")
 2001 His Secret Life (arranger: "Gracias A La Vida (Here's To Life)") / (performer: "Gracias A La Vida (Here's To Life)")
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Funhouse (2000) ... (performer: "Diamonds and Rust" - uncredited) / (writer: "Diamonds and Rust" - uncredited)
 1997 4 Little Girls (Documentary) (performer: "Birmingham Sunday")
 1996 Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (Documentary) (performer: "Let It Be")
 1993 Mi vida loca (writer: "Crooked Is the Path" - as J. Baez)
 1991 Dogfight (performer: "Silver Dagger" (Traditional))
 1990 Woodstock: The Lost Performances (Video documentary) (performer: "We Shall Overcome")
 1988-1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Growing Up (1990) ... (performer: "Forever Young")
- Angel (1988) ... (performer: "Blowing in the Wind")
 1990 Berkeley in the Sixties (Documentary) (arranger: "All My Trials") / (performer: "All My Trials", "We Shall Overcome")
 1988 To Kill a Priest (performer: "The Many Crimes of Cain")
 1985 Fame (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tomorrow's Children (1985) ... (performer: "Blowin' in the Wind")
 1984 Merton (writer: "Blessed Are...")
 1983 Choices of the Heart (TV Movie) (performer: "El Rossinyol", "De Colores", "Paso Rio", "Llegó Con Tres Heridas")
 1980 Amorevolmente (performer: "LOVE IS JUST A FOUR-LETTER WORD")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Family Affair (1980) ... (performer: "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" - uncredited)
 1979 Last Ring (performer: "A HARD RAIN'S GONNA FALL")
 1975 Fighting for Our Lives (Documentary) (performer: "Deportee", "Pastures of Plenty")
 1973 Sing Sing Thanksgiving (Documentary) (performer: "I Shall Be Released", "Viva mi Patria Boliva", "Prison Trilogy", "Sing Sing Ossining") / (writer: "Prison Trilogy", "Sing Sing Ossining")
 1973 No Place to Hide (performer: "Carry It On")
 1972 Silent Running (performer: "Silent Running", "Rejoice in the Sun")
 1971 A World Apart (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.322 (1971) ... (writer: "What You Gonna Call Your Pretty Little Baby")
 1971 Joe Hill (performer: "Joe Hill" - uncredited)
 1971 Celebration at Big Sur (Documentary) (performer: "I Shall Be Released", "A Song For David", "Sweet Sir Galahad") / (writer: "A Song For David", "Sweet Sir Galahad")
 1971 Sacco & Vanzetti (performer: "The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti", "Here's to You", "(II Parte) La Ballata Di Sacco E Vanzetti", "(III Parte) La Ballata Di Sacco E Vanzetti ") / (writer: "The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti", "Here's to You")
 1970 Carry It On (Documentary) (performer: "Oh, Happy Day", "Carry It On", "In Forty Days", "Hickory Wind", "The Last Thing On My Mind", "Joe Hill", "I Shall Be Released", "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man", "Love Is Just A Four-Letter Word", "Suzanne", "We Shall Overcome")
 1970 Woodstock (Documentary) (performer: "Joe Hill", "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot")
  The David Frost Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #2.2 (1969) ... (performer: "Sweet Sir Galahad") / (writer: "My Romance", "Sweet Sir Galahad")
 1967 Eikan pumppu (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "There But For Fortune")
 1967 Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (Documentary) (performer: "Percy's Song", "Love is Just a Four-Letter Word", "Sweeter Than the Flowers" - uncredited) / (writer: "Love is Just a Four-Letter Word" - uncredited)
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (performer: "500 Hundred Miles", "There But For Fortune", "You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling")
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Other Works:

Album: "Diamonds and Rust". 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:

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Personal Quote:

I think I wrote one spectacular song ['Diamonds and Rust'] and a bunch of A-minuses or B-s, and that's it. I think that's just how it is and that's fine. See more »

Trivia:

Has recorded songs in eight languages. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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