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Joan Baez: Slack Time For The Revolution

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 went into the record company and said, 'Okay fellas – how do you make one of those albums that sells? If it feels comfortable to me, I'll do it." She smiles. "Well it wasn't QUITE as crass as that."

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