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
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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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Album: "Joan Baez: Songbird". See more »

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

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David Harris  (divorced)  (1 child)

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[on appearing at the Woodstock Music Festival, 1969] Woodstock? Hell, I was already pushing my luck. I'd been on the music scene for ten years and I still didn't take dope or use a backup band. But Woodstock was also me - Joan Baez, the square, six months pregnant, the wife of a draft-resister, endlessly proselytizing about the war - I had my place there. I was of the '60s, and I was already a ... See more »


Her son Gabriel Harris makes musical instruments. See more »

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