Wikipedia : This day (January 9, 1941), in Staten Island, New York, is born Joan Chandos Baez simply known as Joan Baez, an American folk singer and activist.
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@allmusic : Arguably the world’s most famous female folk singer, known for her distinctive, sweeping soprano and her accomplished interpretive skills.
@last.fm : In 1963, her performance of We Shall Overcome at the Lincoln Memorial just prior to Dr. King’s famous I Have A Dream… speech helped confirm the song as the Civil Rights anthem.
@Discogs : Her soprano voice, three-octave range and distinct, rapid vibrato has led to appearances on classical, jazz, and soundtrack recordings, most notably her numerous and highly acclaimed collaborations with soundtrack writer Ennio Morricone.
Audio : Diamonds And Rust . Here’s To You . Blowin’ In The Wind . The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down . Silver Dagger . Forever Young . House of the Rising Sun . Imagine . Sweet Sir Galahad . Joe Hill .
Video : It Aint Me Babe (BBC Television 1965) . With God on Our Side (1966) . Tears Of Rage (1968) . One Day at a Time (Woodstock, 1969) . Let It Be (Isle Of Wight, 1970) . Love Song to a Stranger (France, 1973) . Luba, The Baroness (French Television, 1977) . For All We Know (1979) . Children Of The Eighties (1980) . Don’t Cry for Me Argentina (Paris, 1981) . Blowin’ in The Wind (w/ John Denver, Los Angeles 1983) . No Woman, No Cry (Italy, 1984) . Up Where We Belong (w/ Joe Cocker, 1986) . Please Come Home for Christmas (1987) . Farewell Angelina (Bratislava, 1989) . Strange Rivers (Nashville, 1990) . Where Have All The Flowers Gone (Pete Seeger Tribute, 1994) . Suzanne . There But For Fortune (2004) . We Shall Overcome (White House, 2010) . The Late show with David Letterman (w/ Kris Kristofferson, 2011) . Diamonds and rust (C à vous, 2014) . The Boxer (w/ Paul Simon, 75th-Birthday Celebration, 2016) . Documentary .