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Joan Baez

Singer/Songwriter, Activist (born 9-Jan-1941)


Joan Baez. Daybreak. New York: Dial Press. 1968. 191pp. Baez's earlier attempt at autobiography.

Joan Baez. And a Voice to Sing With: A Memoir. New York: Summit Books/Simon & Schuster. 1987. 378pp.

Charles J. Fuss. Joan Baez: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1996. 272pp.

David Hajdu. Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2001.

Markus Jäger. Joan Baez and the Issue of Vietnam: Art and Activism Versus Conventionality. Stuttgart, Germany: Ibidem-Verlag. 2003. 92pp.

Joan Swanekamp. Diamonds and Rust: A Bibliography and Discography on Joan Baez. Ann Arbor, MI: Pierian Press. 1979. 75pp.

Bernardo Verbitsky. Enamorado de Joan Baez. Barcelona, Spain: Planeta. 1975. 345pp. Language: Spanish.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

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  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.45)

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.31)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.38)

  10. Who's Who in America 2000 (p.194)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.52)

  12. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.26)

  13. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.24)

  14. International Who's Who in Music: Popular Music (p.26)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.31)

  16. DK Encyclopedia of Rock Stars (pp.58-59)

  17. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.50)

  18. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.87)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.34)

  20. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.36)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.156-58)

  22. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.2, p.214)

  23. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.41)

  24. Legends in Their Own Time (p.14)

  25. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.32)

  26. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.320)

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