Joan Baez

Born: January 9, 1941
Staten Island, NY, USA

Joan Baez was, and continues to be, the unabashed queen of the folk genre. In the 1960's, she was at the forefront of the protest music movement. Working with such notable artists as Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs, she is known for helping up and coming acts. Greatly influential, she has been a roll model for a whole new wave of female singer-songwriters, such as Mary Chapin Carpenter and Jewel.

Instruments Played / Skills:
Guitar Songwriter Vocals

Folk-Rock Contemporary Singer-Songwriter Traditional American Folk

Joan Baez Has Worked With:
Bob Dylan Mary Chapin Carpenter Robbie Robertson John Beland

Joan Baez Was Influenced By:
Bob Dylan

Artists That Were Influenced By Joan Baez:
Mary Chapin Carpenter Tracy Chapman Connie Eaton Bonnie Raitt
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"Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over."

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