New York native Joan Baez is an accomplished American Folk singer, songwriter and social activist of Mexican and Scottish descent. Some of her most popular songs include ‘There But for Fortune and ‘Diamonds and Rust. Joan is known for using her music to express her social and political views.
In 1963 she sang “We Shall Overcome” at the march on Washington. Joan Baez is credited with playing an important role in helping establish Bob Dylan as a folk artist