And A Voice to Sing With

And A Voice to Sing With

A Memoir

Book - 2009
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"A musical force and a catalyst for social change: At the age of eighteen Baez was an international star with a Time magazine cover story; fifty years later she has thirty-three albums to her credit. She also marched alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., was jailed for supporting the draft resistance, and sang in the first Amnesty International tour. An extraordinary woman who has led an eventful life, Baez?s memoir is as honest, unpretentious, and courageous as she is."--Amazon.com, 12/19/13.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2009
ISBN: 9781439169643
1439169640
Branch Call Number: BIOGRAPHY 782.42162 B142a 2009
Characteristics: xxvii, 381 pages, [30] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Since she was a young woman Joan Baez has been unwavering in her support of non-violence and social justice.


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Aug 07, 2016

One of my absolute favourite memoirs. It covers both her musical and political accomplishments with humour and honesty. It features fascinating stories of the 1960's folk music scene and her friendship with Bob Dylan but the most interesting stories center around her political activism. This includes her interactions with Dr Martin Luther King and her trips to Vietnam. An inspiring book by an inspiring human.

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