And A Voice to Sing With: A Memoir by Joan Baez

By Joan Baez

• the best time for a reissue: In October 2009, PBS will air a ninety-minute primetime particular on Joan Baez as a part of the Emmy Award-winning American Masters sequence. advised usually from Baez’s point of view, yet supported via a wealthy functionality and old archive, the documentary facilities on her profession as a musician, energy as an artist, those that motivated her, and people she championed. she's going to even be on a 27-city U.S. travel beginning July 2009..

• A musical strength and a catalyst for social swap: on the age of eighteen Baez was once a world superstar with a Time journal hide tale; fifty years later she has thirty-three albums to her credits. She additionally marched along Martin Luther King, Jr., used to be jailed for aiding the draft resistance, and sang within the first Amnesty foreign journey. a rare lady who has led an eventful existence, Baez’s memoir is as sincere, unpretentious, and brave as she is. .

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