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    Joan Baez sings during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963

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Joan Baez singing "I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night," at a Peace March, 1965.

Paul Schutzer—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images Not published in LIFE. Joan Baez sings during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963 Read more: life.time.com/...

March on Washington 1963

A. Phillip Randolph--seated center of photo legs crossed-- and other leaders of Randolph's March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Whashington, D.C. 08/28/1963

Joan Baez at 1963 March on Washington by USIA photographer (NARA)

Singer-songwriter Joan Baez performs one of her classic folk ballads at the March for Peace Rally held in Washington, D.C. in 1965. Along with Bob Dylan and the folk trio Peter, Paul, and Mary, Joan Baez was a cultural icon of the 1960’s peace and civil rights movements. This Joyce image captures Baez at the height of her musical career and in full command of the large audience that had marched on Washington to protest America’s involvement in the Vietnam War.

Joan Baez (Solo folk & country vocalist & instrumentalist. Prominent member of the counterculture movement, social activist, & original performer at Woodstock. Given honorary Doctor of Human Letters degrees by Antioch University & Rutgers University for her political activism & universality of music. Received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, & became the subject of the Amnesty International Joan Baez Award for humanitarian work)

Woodstock 1969 Joan Baez We Shall Overcome | I Shall Be Released

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Joan, when very young. Part of the sixties, forever, though her sort of music seems to have gone forever too.