Joan Baez Age Wiki

Joan Baez

81 Years
Full Name
Joan Chandos Baez
Jan 9, 1941
Singer and Songwriter
Staten Island, New York

Joan Baez Biography

An American singer, songwriter, musician, activist who is being regarded as a folk singer is named for Joan Baez. Her music diversified since the counterculture era of the 1960s and encompasses genres such as folk-rock, pop, country, and gospel music. Beginning her recording career in 1960, Joan has successfully released more than thirty albums. Her first three albums, Joan Baez, Joan Baez, Vol. 2, and Joan Baez in Concert, all achieved gold record status. She was one of the first major artists to record the songs of Bob Dylan in the early 1960s. Being fluent in Spanish and English, she has recorded songs in six other languages as well. Her acclaimed songs include "Diamonds & Rust" and covers of Phil Ochs's "There but for Fortune", The Band's "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down", "Farewell, Angelina", "Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word", "Forever Young", "Here's to You", "Joe Hill", "Sweet Sir Galahad" and "We Shall Overcome". On 7th April 2017, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Being a social and political activist, she performed fourteen songs at the 1969 Woodstock Festival and has displayed a lifelong commitment to political and social activism in the fields of nonviolence, civil rights, human rights, and the environment. Scroll more to get more about Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Career Timeline, Personal Life & Affairs.

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