The Best of Joan C. Baez

The Best of Joan C. Baez

by Joan BaezJoan Baez

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Overview

A&M's 1977 collection The Best of Joan Baez doesn't chronicle her most influential work, but that doesn't mean it's not without merit. Far from it, actually. This is a concise recapping of her poppier recordings for A&M, which include such classic Baez moments as her original "Diamonds and Rust" and a definitive reading of Robbie Robertson's "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down." The rest of the album splits the difference between covers (including Stevie Wonder's lovely "I Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer" and Dylan's "Simple Twist of Fate") and originals, providing an entertaining, enlightening encapsulation of her '70s recordings.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/01/1996
Label: Universal Uk
UPC: 0082839323420
catalogNumber: 393234

Tracks

  1. Diamonds & Rust
  2. Forever Young
  3. Prison Trilogy (Billy Rose)
  4. Simple Twist Of Fate
  5. I Never Dreamed You'd Leave In Summer
  6. Love Song To A Stranger
  7. Please Come To Boston
  8. Children And All That Jazz
  9. Sweeter For Me
  10. Imagine
  11. Gracias a la Vida
  12. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

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