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Martin Luther King and Baez

lead a group of children

to their newly integrated school

in Grenada, Mississippi in 1966.

 

Three years earlier,

Baez had sung on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial

before King delivered his ‘I have a dream’ speech.

 

Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis

 

Joan Baez:

the life and times of the songwriter and activist – in pictures

G

4 September 2015

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2015/sep/04/
the-life-and-times-of-joan-baez-songwriter-musician-and-activist-in-pictures 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baez was at the forefront of the civil rights movement,

and took part in the historic walk from Montgomery to Selma

highlighting racial injustice in the American south.

 

She is pictured in front of state troopers

at Montgomery Alabama State House in March 1965.

 

Photograph: Stephen F Somerstein

 

Joan Baez: the life and times of the songwriter and activist – in pictures

G

4 September 2015

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2015/sep/04/
the-life-and-times-of-joan-baez-songwriter-musician-and-activist-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baldwin’s novel is a testament

to the profound change the Great Migration had on America.

 

Here, the writer joins hands with the folk singer Joan Baez

and Jim Forman, the Chairman of the S.N.C.C., as they enter Montgomery, Ala.,

during the Selma to Montgomery March for Voting Rights in March 1965.

 

Photograph: Matt Herron/TakeStock/TopFoto

 

What the Church Meant for James Baldwin

Although he ultimately rejected Pentecostalism,

the writer captured its pathos and ability to bear witness to Blackness in America

in his first novel.

NYT

Dec. 4, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/04
/t-magazine/james-baldwin-pentecostal-church.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baez plays at an anti-Vietnam War demonstration

at Trafalgar Square in London in May 1965.

 

She and Judy Collins performed

Bob Dylan’s The Times They Are a-Changin’ at the march.

 

Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

 

Joan Baez: the life and times of the songwriter and activist – in pictures

G

4 September 2015

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2015/sep/04/
the-life-and-times-of-joan-baez-songwriter-musician-and-activist-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joan Baez and Jimi Hendrix chat between acts

at a Biafran war relief benefit show in August 1968.

 

Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis

 

Joan Baez: the life and times of the songwriter and activist – in pictures

G

4 September 2015

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2015/sep/04/
the-life-and-times-of-joan-baez-songwriter-musician-and-activist-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joan Baez first appeared at the Newport folk festival in 1959,

releasing her self-titled debut album a year later.

 

She introduced her audiences to a largely unknown Bob Dylan

when the pair appeared at the festival in 1963.

 

Photograph: Rowland Scherman

 

Joan Baez: the life and times of the songwriter and activist – in pictures

G

4 September 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2015/sep/04/the-life-and-times-of-joan-baez-songwriter-musician-and-activist-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joan Baez

Folk singer Joan Baez playing the guitar,

on the beach near her home.

 

Location: Carmel, CA, US

Date taken: 1962

 

Photographer: Ralph Crane

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=1ab37ef9c81fbfcf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joan Baez        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/topic/person/joan-baez

https://www.npr.org/artists/15199189/joan-baez

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/05/
arts/music/joan-baez-woodstock.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/23/
arts/music/paul-simon-joan-baez-farewell-shows.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/02/27/
584648802/joan-baez-on-whistle-down-the-wind-and-working-through-pessimism

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/02/22/
586183696/first-listen-joan-baez-whistle-down-the-wind

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/29/
arts/music/review-joan-baez-and-friends-in-a-75th-birthday-celebration-of-duets.html

 

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2015/sep/04/
the-life-and-times-of-joan-baez-songwriter-musician-and-activist-in-pictures

 

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/aug/31/
joan-baez-singer-activist-peacenik-lover-legend-royal-festival-hall

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/aug/31/
joan-baez-singer-activist-peacenik-lover-legend-royal-festival-hall

 

http://www.npr.org/event/music/162947284/
joan-baez-on-mountain-stage - October 15, 2012

 

https://www.npr.org/2009/08/02/
111395125/joan-baez-newport-folk-festival-2009 - August 2, 2009

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/
story.php?storyId=97425842 - January 13, 2009

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/30/
arts/music/30baez.html

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/oct/06/
folk.barackobama

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2008/aug/10/joan.baez.review

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=94315624 - September 07, 2008

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2006/jan/24/
usa.popandrock

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1452231 - October 04, 2003

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2000/10/15/nyregion/
music-joan-baez-fights-myth-of-being-joan-baez.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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