joan baez

  • Here’s To You – Joan Baez

    The song Here’s To You, music by Italian composer and Oscar winner Ennio Morricone and lyrics by American singer and musician Joan Baez, was released in 1971,  and was included in the original soundtrack of the film “Sacco e Vanzetti” directed by Giuliano Montaldo. The music piece is dedicated to the...
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    We Shall Overcome

    “We Shall Overcome” became super popular in 1963 when Joan Baez recorded it and played it during several civil rights marches, but its origins are much older. It probably derives from a gospel song from 1903 by Philadelphia reverend Charles Tindley and with the years passing, the lyrics have had several...
  • The Night they Drove Old Dixie Down

    “The Night they Drove Old Dixie Down” is a beautiful ballad by The Band, a famous canadian rock band, composed and recorded in 1969. The lyrics tell of the last days of the American Civil War and the suffering of the (almost) defeated South: in fact, Dixie is the nickname...
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