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Joan Baez

  • Jan 09, 1941 (age 78)
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2019
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
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MovieJun 12, 2019

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Sto…

Rolling Thunder Revue: A …
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese' captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year. Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, 'Rolling Thunder' is a one of a kind experience, from master filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
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2018
Whistle Down the Wind
AlbumMar 2, 2018

Whistle Down the Wind

Whistle Down the Wind is a …
Whistle Down the Wind is a studio album by American folk singer and musician Joan Baez, released on March 2, 2018, her first studio album in almost a decade. The album features songs written by such composers as Tom Waits, Josh Ritter and Mary Chapin Carpenter. Joe Henry produced the album.
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Best Folk Album
Nomination2018

Best Folk Album

Nominated for "Whistle Down the Wind".
Grammy Award
2017
SongJan 1, 2017

Diamonds and Rust
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2013
Greatest Hits [ZYX]
AlbumDec 13, 2013

Greatest Hits [ZYX]

Greatest Hits [ZYX] released.
The Big Interview with Dan Rather
TV ShowSep 16, 2013

The Big Interview with Dan Rather

Veteran journalist Dan …
Veteran journalist Dan Rather conducts in-depth interviews with celebrities in this series on AXS TV. Although Rather made his career with serious reporting on topics such as the Vietnam war and various political crises, this series has Rather interviewing exclusively musical artists, many of them celebrities who appeal to fans of country music and classic rock.
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2012
SongMar 20, 2012

The Ballad of Sacco & Vanzetti
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2010
Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune
MovieOct 1, 2010

Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune

From civil rights to the anti …
From civil rights to the anti-war movement to the struggles of workers, folksinger Phil Ochs wrote topical songs that engaged his audiences in the issues of the 1960s and 70s. In this biographical documentary, veteran director Kenneth Bowser shows how Phil's music and his fascinating life story and eventual decline into depression and suicide were intertwined with the history-making events that defined a generation. Even as his contemporaries moved into folk-rock and pop music, Phil followed his own vision, challenging himself and his listeners. Not one to pull punches, Ochs never achieved the commercial success he desperately desired. But his music remains relevant, reaching new audiences in a generation that finds his themes all too familiar.
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Grammy Hall of Fame
Award2010

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Joan Baez".
2009
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel
MovieSep 12, 2009

Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel

An revealing look at the …
An revealing look at the outspoken, flamboyant founder of the Playboy empire. With humor and insight, the film captures Hefner's fierce battles with the government, the religious right and militant feminists. Rare footage and compelling interviews with a remarkable who's who of 20th Century American pop culture, present a brilliant and entertaining snapshot of the life of an extraordinary man and the controversies that surrounded him.
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2008
Day After Tomorrow
AlbumSep 8, 2008

Day After Tomorrow

Day After Tomorrow is a studio album by American singer …
Day After Tomorrow is a studio album by American singer and musician Joan Baez, released in 2008, her first one in 5 years. The album features songs written by such composers as Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, T Bone Burnett, Patty Griffin, Thea Gilmore and Steve Earle. Steve Earle also produced the album. It was recorded in Nashville between December 2007 and March 2008.
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Best Contemporary Folk Album
Nomination2008

Best Contemporary Folk Album

Nominated for "Day After Tomorrow".
Grammy Award
2006
Award2006

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
2005
Bowery Songs
AlbumSep 6, 2005

Bowery Songs

Bowery Songs is a live album by American singer and …
Bowery Songs is a live album by American singer and musician Joan Baez, released in 2005. It was recorded during Baez' set at Manhattan's Bowery Ballroom.
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2003
Dark Chords on a Big Guitar
AlbumSep 8, 2003

Dark Chords on a Big Guitar

Dark Chords on a Big Guitar …
Dark Chords on a Big Guitar was a 2003 album by Joan Baez. The sound was more "rockish" than her prior releases, and it was composed of work by mostly Generation X songwriters, including Natalie Merchant, Ryan Adams and Steve Earle. The title was taken from a line in Greg Brown's song "Rexroth's Daughter". Critics and listeners were surprised that Baez's voice had lost little of its original power and beauty, given that she was sixty-two when she made the album.
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1998
Baez Sings Dylan
AlbumJun 23, 1998

Baez Sings Dylan

Baez Sings Dylan is a 1998 compilation album by Joan …
Baez Sings Dylan is a 1998 compilation album by Joan Baez.
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1997
Gone From Danger
AlbumSep 23, 1997

Gone From Danger

Gone from Danger is a Joan Baez album from 1997. Rather …
Gone from Danger is a Joan Baez album from 1997. Rather than relying on her own songwriting, Baez instead selected work by younger folk and rock artists to perform. She included Dar Williams' "If I Wrote You", Richard Shindell's "Reunion Hill", and Betty Elders' "Crack in the Mirror", as well as two Sinéad Lohan compositions. Around the time of the album's release, Baez confessed that she no longer found herself able to write songs, and felt more comfortable reverting to her original role, as an interpreter. The one track for which she receives credit, "Lily" (about a girlhood friend), was a poem written by Baez, to which Greenberg and Wilson added music.
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1996
Live at Newport
AlbumSep 17, 1996

Live at Newport

Live at Newport is a live album by American singer and …
Live at Newport is a live album by American singer and musician Joan Baez, released in 1996. It includes performance from 1963, 1964 and 1965 at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, Rhode Island. The final two tracks are duets with the famous musician, Bob Dylan.
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1995
Ring Them Bells
AlbumSep 26, 1995

Ring Them Bells

Ring Them Bells is a live album taken from Joan Baez' April …
Ring Them Bells is a live album taken from Joan Baez' April 1995 shows at New York's The Bottom Line. In addition to her own solo set, the album featured collaborations with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mimi Farina, Dar Williams, the Indigo Girls and Mary Black. Though Baez and many of the collaborating artists were admirers of one another, this album marked the first time many of them had worked together. Baez' manager, Mark Spector, served as producer.
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Baptism
AlbumFeb 24, 1995

Baptism

Baptism released.
1992
Later... with Jools Holland
TV ShowOct 9, 1992

Later... with Jools Holland

Later... with Jools Holland …
Later... with Jools Holland (previously known as ...Later with Jools Holland) is a contemporary English music television show hosted by Jools Holland. A spin-off of The Late Show, it has been running in short series since 1992 and is a part of BBC Two's late-night line-up, usually at around 11 pm to 12 midnight. The day of transmission has varied, but currently it is usually recorded on a Tuesday for Saturday broadcast and features a mixture of both established and new musical artists, from solo performers to bands and larger ensembles.
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Play Me Backwards
AlbumOct 6, 1992

Play Me Backwards

Play Me Backwards is a 1992 album by Joan Baez. In …
Play Me Backwards is a 1992 album by Joan Baez. In addition to her own work, she included songs by Mary Chapin Carpenter and Janis Ian among others. The album marked the first time Baez worked with producers Kenny Greenberg and Wally Wilson, with whom she would continue to work throughout most of the 1990s. Also significant was her recording of the Mary Chapin Carpenter song, "Stones in the Road", for which Baez produced her first ever music video. The album was nominated for a Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Recording.
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Best Contemporary Folk Album
Nomination1992

Best Contemporary Folk Album

Nominated for "Play Me Backwards".
Grammy Award
1991
Joan Baez Ballad Book
AlbumSep 16, 1991

Joan Baez Ballad Book

Joan Baez Ballad Book released.
1989
Classic Joan Baez: The Universal Masters Collection
AlbumFeb 27, 1989

Classic Joan Baez: The Universal Maste…

Classic Joan Baez: The Universal Masters Collection released.
1988
American Experience
TV ShowOct 4, 1988

American Experience

American Experience is a television program airing on Public …
American Experience is a television program airing on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television stations in the United States. The program airs documentaries, many of which have won awards, about important or interesting events and people in American history.
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1987
Recently
AlbumJun 1, 1987

Recently

Recently is a 1987 album by Joan Baez. At the time of its …
Recently is a 1987 album by Joan Baez. At the time of its release, it was her first album of new material issued in the US in eight years. As she had done during the 1960s for Bob Dylan, Tim Hardin and Richard Farina, among others, Baez lent her voice to many of the songwriters of the day, in this case Mark Knopfler, U2, Peter Gabriel, and Johnny Clegg and found herself straddling a line between attempting to further connect with young audiences (many of who first became acquainted with her through her appearances at Live Aid and Amnesty International's A Conspiracy of Hope Tour), while reintroducing herself to her established listeners, after such a long absence.
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1986
American Masters
TV ShowJun 22, 1986

American Masters

American Masters is a PBS television series which …
American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States. It is produced by WNET in New York City. The show debuted on PBS in 1986.
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1985
Live Aid
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TV ShowJul 13, 1985

Live Aid

The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, …
The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.
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1982
America This Morning
TV ShowJul 5, 1982

America This Morning

America This Morning is an American early morning …
America This Morning is an American early morning television news program that is broadcast on ABC. As of 2019, the newscast is anchored by Kenneth Moton and Janai Norman, who also serve as anchors of ABC's overnight news program World News Now. It is one of the two early morning news programs that use a two-anchor format, alongside NBC's Early Today (the CBS Morning News maintains a solo anchor). Usually airing following World News Now, it features national and international news headlines, live reports from Washington, D.C., national weather and airport impact forecasts, a short SportsCenter update from the late night Los Angeles-based anchors of the ESPN show to account for West Coast scores, and a regular business news segment called "America's Money".
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Late Night with David Letterman
TV ShowFeb 1, 1982

Late Night with David Letterman

Late Night with David …
Late Night with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman. It premiered on NBC on February 1, 1982, and concluded on June 25, 1993. Letterman began hosting Late Show with David Letterman on CBS in August 1993. The series has since been reformatted as Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
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Fame
TV ShowJan 7, 1982

Fame

Fame is an American television series originally produced …
Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987 by Eilenna Productions in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television and sponsored by Yamaha musical instruments, which are prominently showcased in the episodes. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed the lives of the students and faculty at the fictional New York City High School for the Performing Arts. Although fictional, it was based heavily on the actual Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Most interior scenes were filmed in Hollywood, California. In all seasons except the third, the show filmed several exterior scenes on location in New York City.
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1980
Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War
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TV ShowOct 22, 1980

Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War

Vietnam: The Ten Thousand …
Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War, a 26-part half-hour Canadian television documentary on the Vietnam War, and was produced in 1980 by Michael Maclear. The series aired in Canada on CBC Television, in the United States and in the United Kingdom on Channel 4.
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1979
CBS News Sunday Morning
TV ShowJan 28, 1979

CBS News Sunday Morning

CBS News Sunday Morning …
CBS News Sunday Morning (also simply titled Sunday Morning) is an American newsmagazine television program that has aired on CBS since January 28, 1979. Created by Robert Northshield and original host Charles Kuralt, the 90-minute program currently airs Sundays from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Eastern, Pacific Time from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. in all other time zones (live in the Eastern and Central time zones, and on tape delay elsewhere). Since October 9, 2016, the show has been hosted by Jane Pauley, who also hosts news segments, after the retirement of long-term host Charles Osgood. Osgood was the host for twenty-two years (and is the program's longest-serving host), taking over from Kuralt on April 10, 1994.
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1978
Renaldo and Clara
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MovieJan 25, 1978

Renaldo and Clara

This epic is a mass amalgamation of three separate film-types …
This epic is a mass amalgamation of three separate film-types that is, contrary to popular opinion, coherent and a unified whole. Bob Dylan is shown in concert, often masked, during the Rolling Thunder Revue. The film also features documentary footage, including Ruben "Hurricane" Carter's struggle against the forces that have imprisoned him. The third element is fictional "role-playing" footage with Bob Dylan in the guise of guitar-strumming Renaldo and his wife Sara as his companion Clara. Ronnie Hawkins takes on the role of Bob Dylan in these sequences. The film includes footage of a visit to the grave of Jack Kerouac, an Allen Ginsberg poetry reading and various friends and acquaintances, namely David Blue (playing pinball by a swimming pool), discussing experiences on the road.
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1976
The Memory of Justice
MovieOct 4, 1976

The Memory of Justice

The Memory of Justice is a …
The Memory of Justice is a 1976 documentary film directed by Marcel Ophüls. It explores the subject of atrocities committed in wartime and features Joan Baez, Karl Dönitz, Hermann Göring, Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff, Yehudi Menuhin, Albert Speer and Telford Taylor.
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SongJan 1, 1976

Blowin' in the Wind
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1974
Gracias a la Vida
AlbumMar 1, 1974

Gracias a la Vida

Gracias a la Vida (subtitled Joan Baez canta en español), or …
Gracias a la Vida (subtitled Joan Baez canta en español), or Here's to Life: Joan Baez sings in Spanish is a 1974 studio album released by American singer-songwriter Joan Baez. It was performed mainly in the Spanish language (just one song in Catalan language). Baez stated at the time that she released the album as a "message of hope to the Chileans suffering under Augusto Pinochet", in the wake of the death of Salvador Allende. (Baez is known for her criticism of US foreign policy in Latin America, and has toured and worked on behalf of improving human rights in the region). Songs include selections by Chilean composers Victor Jara (who was tortured and killed in the aftermath of the 1973 coup d'état) and Violeta Parra, who composed the title song.
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SongMar 1, 1974

Guantanamera
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SongMar 1, 1974

De colores (In Colors)
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SongMar 1, 1974

La Llorona (The Weeping Woman)
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1971
Carry It On
AlbumDec 1, 1971

Carry It On

Carry It On is a 1971 album by Joan Baez, a soundtrack …
Carry It On is a 1971 album by Joan Baez, a soundtrack album to the documentary film of the same name. Its title is taken from one of its songs, "Carry It On", which was written by Gil Turner. The film chronicles the events taking place in the months immediately before the incarceration of Joan's husband at the time, David Harris, in 1969.
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SongDec 1, 1971

We Shall Overcome
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Nomination1971

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Night They Drove Old Dixie Down".
Grammy Award
Nomination1971

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

Nominated for "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down".
Grammy Award
1970
Woodstock
MovieMar 26, 1970

Woodstock

This is the performance film from the iconic music festival that …
This is the performance film from the iconic music festival that happened in 1969 in a field in Woodstock, NY. The organizers had no idea that people would jump the fence and turn the festival into a festival of love and music. Some of the performance from Richie Havens singing Freedom to Jimi Hendrix playing the National Anthem are legendary to this day. See the performances that shaped an entire generation, and learn how the organizers were taken aback by the tens of thousands of people who flocked to see this show that they almost did not get off the ground.
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1969
Gabriel Harris
ChildDecember 1969

Gabriel Harris

Gabriel Harris born.
Playboy After Dark
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TV ShowJan 18, 1969

Playboy After Dark

Playboy After Dark is an American television show hosted by …
Playboy After Dark is an American television show hosted by Hugh Hefner. It aired in syndication through Screen Gems from 1969 to 1970 and was taped at CBS Television City in Los Angeles.
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Best Album Notes
Nomination1969

Best Album Notes

Nominated for "David's Album".
Grammy Award
1968
David Harris
MarriageMarch 1968

David Harris

David Victor Harris (born February 28, 1946, Fresno, California) …
David Victor Harris (born February 28, 1946, Fresno, California) is an American journalist and author. He is known chiefly for his role as an anti-war activist during the Vietnam War, most notably as a leading opponent of the Draft.
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The Dick Cavett Show
TV ShowMar 4, 1968

The Dick Cavett Show

The Dick Cavett Show was the title of several talk shows hosted …
The Dick Cavett Show was the title of several talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on various television networks, including: ABC daytime ABC prime time ABC late night CBS prime time PBS USA Network prime time ABC late night CNBC TCM Cavett taped his programs in New York City.
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1967
Dont Look Back
MovieMay 17, 1967

Dont Look Back

Portrait of the artist as a young man. In spring, 1965, Bob …
Portrait of the artist as a young man. In spring, 1965, Bob Dylan, 23, a pixyish troubador, spends three weeks in England. Pennebaker's camera follows him from airport to hall, from hotel room to public house, from conversation to concert. Joan Baez and Donovan, among others, are on hand. It's the period when Dylan is shifting from acoustic to electric, a transition that not all fans, including Baez, applaud. From the opening sequence of Dylan holding up words to the soundtrack's "Subterranean Homesick Blues," Dylan is playful and enigmatic.
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The Joey Bishop Show
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TV ShowApr 17, 1967

The Joey Bishop Show

The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that had …
The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that had its first broadcast on ABC on April 17, 1967, hosted by Joey Bishop and featuring Regis Philbin in his first ongoing role with national television exposure, as Bishop's sidekick/announcer (similar to Ed McMahon's job with Johnny Carson). Created to challenge The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, the show lasted 33 months, with the last show airing on December 26, 1969.
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The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
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TV ShowFeb 5, 1967

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

The Smothers Brothers …
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was an American comedy and variety show television series hosted by the Smothers Brothers and initially airing on CBS from 1967 to 1969. The series was a major success, especially considering it was scheduled against the major NBC television series Bonanza, with content that appealed to contemporary youth viewership with daring political satire humor and major music acts such as Buffalo Springfield, Pete Seeger, Cream, and The Who. Despite this success, continual conflicts with network executives over content led to the show being abruptly pulled from the schedule in violation of the Smothers' contract in 1969.
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Joan
AlbumJan 1, 1967

Joan

Joan is a 1967 album by Joan Baez. Having exhausted the …
Joan is a 1967 album by Joan Baez. Having exhausted the standard voice/guitar folksong format by 1967, Baez collaborated with arranger-conductor Peter Schickele (with whom she'd worked on the 1966 Christmas album, Noël), on an album of orchestrated covers of mostly then-current pop and rock and roll songs. Works by Donovan, Paul Simon, Tim Hardin, the Beatles, and Richard Fariña were included, as well as selections by Jacques Brel and Edgar Allan Poe.
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David Harris
Relationship1967

David Harris

David Victor Harris (born February 28, 1946, Fresno, California) …
David Victor Harris (born February 28, 1946, Fresno, California) is an American journalist and author. He is known chiefly for his role as an anti-war activist during the Vietnam War, most notably as a leading opponent of the Draft.
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1966
Noël
AlbumNov 21, 1966

Noël

Noël is a Christmas album by Joan Baez, released in 1966. …
Noël is a Christmas album by Joan Baez, released in 1966. Working with arranger-conductor Peter Schickele (PDQ Bach), Baez, for the first time, recorded an album outside the standard guitar-based folk format. She worked with Schickele on her next two albums, both of which also featured classical orchestration.
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1965
Farewell, Angelina
AlbumOct 1, 1965

Farewell, Angelina

"Farewell, Angelina" is an album by American folk singer Joan …
"Farewell, Angelina" is an album by American folk singer Joan Baez, released in late 1965. It peaked at #10 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart.
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Nomination1965

World Female Singer

Nominated for NME Award for World Female Singer.
NME Award
1964
Top of the Pops
TV ShowJan 1, 1964

Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music …
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. The programme was shown every Thursday evening on BBC One, except for a short period on Fridays in mid-1973 before being again moved to Fridays at 7:30 pm in 1996 and then to Sundays on BBC Two in 2005. Each weekly programme consisted of performances from some of that week's best-selling popular music artists, with a rundown of that week's singles chart. Additionally, there was a special edition of the programme on Christmas Day (and usually, until 1984, a second such edition a few days after Christmas), featuring some of the best-selling singles of the year.
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1962
The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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1941
Joan Baez
Birth1941

Joan Baez

Joan Baez was born.
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