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Joan Baez, born on January 9th, 1941, is an American folk singer and a songwriter who is of mixed Mexican and Scottish descent. Baez rose to prominence in the early '60s with her stunning renditions of traditional balladry. In the late '60s and early '70s, Baez came into her songwriting own, penning many songs (most notably "Diamonds & Rust," a nostalgic piece about her ill-fated romance with Bob Dylan, and "Sweet Sir Galahad," a song about sister Mimi Fariña's ( of Richard & Mimi Fariña fame) second marriage, and continued to meld her songcraft with topical issues.
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- Diamonds And Rust - (5:04) - 20,076 plays
- Here's To You - (2:27) - 15,303 plays
- Blowin' In The Wind - (3:20) - 5,931 plays
- The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - (3:39) - 7,352 plays
- LyricsThere is a house in New Orleans,
they call the rising sun.
It`s been the ruin for many a poor girl, and me, oh Lord, I`m one.
My mother was a tailor, she sewed our new blue jeans,
my father was a gambling man, down in New Orleans.
- Silver Dagger - (3:52) - 4,479 plays
- Donna Donna - (3:11) - 4,867 plays
- Farewell, Angelina - (3:36) - 3,252 plays
- East Virginia - (3:38) - 2,343 plays
- Don't Think Twice, It's All Right - (3:10) - 2,516 plays