Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Joan Baez

Joan Baez

FREE!

Joan Baez - Diamonds and Rust

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, June 1975

THIS ALBUM REPRESENTS Joan Baez's volte-face; after the years of diatribe and tireless dissemination of political views by every available channel, her records included, she's ...

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

The Year That Folk Moved In

Report by Keith Altham, New Musical Express Annual, December 1965

BOB DYLAN – the undisputed King of Folk. He causes as much controversy personally as do his records. ...

The Isle of Wight Festival: 5 Days of Peace, Music and Love

Report by uncredited writer, Mick Farren, International Times, September 1970

2011 note: this report on the 1970 IoW festival is led off by Mick Farren but includes contributions by other, unnamed IT writers. The title ...

Pipeline

Column by Mark Shipper, Phonograph Record, July 1973

AS THE DUKE of American Rock Critics, I am afforded privileges and favors undreamed of by others in my profession. ...

Joan Baez: Diamonds and Rust

Review by Tom Nolan, Rolling Stone, July 1975

LISTENING to this Joan Baez album – her first self-declaredly apolitical, decidedly commercial album since the days of folk rock – it is possible to ...

Joan Baez: Slack Time For The Revolution

Interview by Penny Valentine, Let It Rock, December 1975

JOAN BAEZ PUTS it bluntly: "If I'd done another political album at this point, I'd have been bankrupt. I had no money left. So I ...

Joan Baez: From Every Stage

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, February 1976

LAST AUTUMN, IN a move that marked a complete departure from previous practice, Joan Baez went out on the road in the States with a ...

Joan Baez: Gulf Winds

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, November 1976

THESE ARE heady days for Joan Baez. ...

Joanie returns as Bobby: Joan Baez at the Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Miles, New Musical Express, January 1978

JOANIE BROUGHT the audience right up on stage with her at the Odeon – two rows of them, mostly her guests, sitting rather self-consciously behind ...

Renaldo and Clara (dir: Bob Dylan; Circuit Films 232mins)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, March 1978

Ballad in plain dull ...

Joan Baez: The Folk Heroine Mellows With Age

Interview by Mary Harron, Guardian, The, June 1984

In 1959 Joan Baez walked out on stage at the Newport Folk Festival and touched off a wave of adulation that was to reach almost ...

Joan Baez: Speaking Of Her Dreams

Interview by Mark Leviton, Village View, December 1989

NO DOUBT the desk clerk at the Registry Hotel in Universal City who gave Joan Baez her suite number was unaware that 1961 was a ...

Joan Baez: Play Me Backwards (Virgin)

Review by David Sinclair, Q, February 1993

WHAT EXACTLY is the most dignified role for the faded activist folk singer who wakes one morning to find herself five years older than the ...

David Hajdu: Positively Fourth Street (Bloomsbury)

Review by Tim Clifford, Rock's Backpages, April 2002

NOW OUT in paperback, this engrossing account of the intertwined lives of Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez Fariña and Richard Fariña from the late ...

see also Richard and Mimi Fariña

back to LIBRARY

COPYRIGHT NOTICE