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Joan Baez — Big Surprise

Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 9 July 1965

HOW MANY people thought that Joan Baez would be seen back in the NME Chart again, once 'We Shall Overcome' had faded into the distance? Not many, I'll bet! Joan's choice of material seemed a little too way-out for consistent hit parade success.

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