Album: Judy Collins, Bohemian (Wildflower)
Sunday 04 December 2011
She was the 1960s "folk" diva who captivated Stephen Stills et al (cf "Judy Blue Eyes") and stood fast against the forces of ugliness and repression with a voice like a silken banner whipped in a hurricane of romantic right thinking: a blue-eyed, wheat-blonde Joan Baez.
Here she is again, reflecting on the days of her youth, with simple piano-driven arrangements; songs by Joni Mitchell, Woody Guthrie and Jimmy Webb as well as her own. What a wind it is.
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