Joan Baez discography

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This is a discography for American folk singer and songwriter Joan Baez.

Studio albums[edit]

1959[edit]

"Folksingers 'Round Harvard Square" 1959 - with Bill Wood and Ted Alevizos

1960s[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
CAN
[2]
GER
[3]
UK
[4]
Joan Baez
  • Released: October 1960
  • Label: Vanguard
20 38 9
Joan Baez, Vol. 2
  • Released: September 1961
  • Label: Vanguard
21
Joan Baez/5
  • Released: October 1964
  • Label: Vanguard
12 3
Farewell, Angelina
  • Released: October 1965
  • Label: Vanguard
10 30 5
Noël
  • Released: October 1966
  • Label: Vanguard
Joan
  • Released: August 1967
  • Label: Vanguard
38
Baptism: A Journey Through Our Time
  • Released: June 1968
  • Label: Vanguard
84
Any Day Now
  • Released: December 1968
  • Label: Vanguard
30
David's Album
  • Released: June 1969
  • Label: Vanguard
36 33
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1970s[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
CAN
[2]
One Day at a Time
  • March 1970
  • Label: Vanguard
80 35
Blessed Are...
  • Released: August 1971
  • Label: Vanguard
11 12
Come from the Shadows
  • Released: April 1972
  • Label: A&M
48 41
Where Are You Now, My Son?
  • Released: March 1973
  • Label: A&M
138
Gracias A la Vida
  • Released: July 1974
  • Label: A&M
Diamonds & Rust
  • Released: April 1975
  • Label: A&M
11 28
Gulf Winds
  • Released: November 1976
  • Label: A&M
62 55
Blowin' Away
  • Released: July 1977
  • Label: CBS
54 69
Honest Lullaby
  • Released: April 1979
  • Label: CBS
113
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1980–present[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[1]
GER
[3]
UK
[4]
Recently
Speaking of Dreams
  • Released: November 1989
  • Label: Gold Castle
Play Me Backwards
  • Released: October 1992
  • Label: Virgin
Gone from Danger
  • Released: September 23, 1997
  • Label: Guardian
Dark Chords on a Big Guitar
  • Released: September 9, 2003
  • Label: Koch
Day After Tomorrow
  • Released: September 9, 2008
  • Label: Proper
128 95 100
Whistle Down the Wind
  • Released: March 2018
  • Label: Proper
88 8 47 "—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
CAN
[2]
GER
[3]
UK
[4]
Joan Baez in Concert
  • October September 1962
  • Label: Vanguard
10
Joan Baez in Concert, Part 2
  • Released: November 1963
  • Label: Vanguard
7 25 8
Joan Baez in San Francisco
  • Released: 1964
  • Label: Fantasy
From Every Stage
  • Released: February 1976
  • Label: A&M
34 49
European Tour[11]
  • Released: 1980
  • Label: CBS
Live Europe '83
  • Released: January 1984
  • Label: Gamma
Diamonds & Rust in the Bullring
  • Released: December 1988
  • Label: Gold Castle
Ring Them Bells
  • Released: August 1995
  • Label: Guardian
Bowery Songs
  • Released: September 2005
  • Label: Proper Records
Ring Them Bells
(double-disc reissue with bonus tracks)
  • Released: February 2007
  • Label: Proper Records
Diamantes[12]
(limited issue for 2014 South American tour)
  • Released: March 9, 2015
  • Label: Proper Records (PRPCD129)
75th Birthday Celebration
(CD and DVD of show at Beacon Theatre)
45
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Soundtrack albums[edit]

  1. Sacco & Vanzetti, RCA Victor (1971)
  2. Carry It On, Vanguard (1971)
  3. How Sweet the Sound, Razor & Tie (2009)

Compilations[edit]

  1. Folksingers 'Round Harvard Square (1959) / Re-Released as The Best of Joan Baez, Squire (1963)#45 POP
  2. Portrait of Joan Baez (1967) (UK Only)
  3. Joan Baez On Vanguard (1969) (UK Only) #15 UK
  4. The First 10 Years, Vanguard (November 1970) #73 POP #41 UK #37 CAN
  5. The Joan Baez Ballad Book, Vanguard (1972) #188 POP
  6. Hits: Greatest and Others, Vanguard (1973) #163 POP
  7. The Contemporary Ballad Book, Vanguard (1974)
  8. The Joan Baez Lovesong Album, Vanguard (1976) #205 POP
  9. Best of Joan C. Baez, A&M (1977) #121 POP
  10. The Joan Baez Country Music Album (1979)
  11. Very Early Joan, Vanguard (1982)
  12. Joan Baez: Classics, A&M (1986)
  13. Brothers in Arms, Gold Castle (1991)
  14. No Woman No Cry, Laserlight (February 1992)
  15. Rare, Live & Classic (boxed set), Vanguard (1993)
  16. Greatest Hits, A&M (1996)
  17. Joan Baez Live At Newport, Vanguard (1996)
  18. Vanguard Sessions: Baez Sings Dylan, Vanguard (1998)
  19. Imagine, Universal 1998
  20. Best of Joan Baez: The Millennium Collection, A&M/Universal (1999)
  21. The Complete A&M Recordings, Universal/A&M (2003)

Singles[edit]

Year Single (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
Peak positions Certification Album
US
[13]
US AC
[14]
UK
[4]
1961 "Banks of the Ohio"
b/w "Old Blue"
Joan Baez, Vol. 2
1962 "Lonesome Road"
b/w "Pal of Mine"
1963 "What Have They Done to the Rain"
b/w "Danger Waters"
Joan Baez in Concert
"We Shall Overcome"
b/w "What Have They Done to the Rain" (from Joan Baez in Concert)
90 26 Joan Baez in Concert, Part 2
1965 "There But for Fortune"
b/w "Daddy You Been on My Mind" (from Farewell, Angelina)
50 16 8 5
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue"
b/w "Daddy You Been on My Mind"
22 Farewell, Angelina
"Farewell, Angelina"
b/w "Queen of Hearts" (from 4 in Stereo)
35
1966 "Pack Up Your Sorrows"
b/w "The Swallow Song"
50 Non-album tracks
"The Little Drummer Boy"
b/w "Cantique De Noel"
Noel
1967 "Be Not Too Hard"
b/w "North"
Joan
1969 "If I Knew"
b/w "Rock Salt and Nails"
David's Album
"Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word"
b/w "Love Minus Zero/No Limit"
86 Any Day Now
1970 "No Expectations"
b/w "One Day at a Time"
One Day at a Time
1971 "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
b/w "When Time Is Stolen"
3 1 6 Blessed Are...
"Here's to You"
b/w "The Ballad of Sacco & Vanzetti - Part 2"
Non-album tracks
"Let It Be"
b/w "Poor Wayfaring Stranger" (from David's Album)
49 5 Blessed Are...
"Rejoice in the Sun
b/w "Silent Running"
Non-album tracks
1972 "Will the Circle Be Unbroken"
b/w "Just a Closer Walk with Thee"
David's Album
"Song of Bangladesh"
b/w "Prison Trilogy"
Come from the Shadows
"In the Quiet Morning"
b/w "To Bobby"
69 22
"Tumbleweed"
b/w "Love Song to a Stranger"
1973 "Best of Friends"
b/w "Mary Call"
Where Are You Now, My Son?
"Less Than the Song"
b/w "Windrose"
1974 "Forever Young"
b/w "Guantanamera" (from Gracias a La Vida)
13 Non-album track
1975 "Blue Sky"
b/w "Dida" (from Gracias a La Vida)
57 46 Diamonds & Rust
"Diamonds and Rust"
b/w "Winds of the Old Days"
35 5
1976 "Please Come to Boston"
b/w "Love Song to a Stranger" -- Part 2
From Every Stage
"Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer"
b/w "Children and All That Jazz"
Diamonds & Rust
"Caruso"
b/w "Time Is Passing Us By"
Gulf Winds
1977 "I'm Blowin' Away"
b/w "Altar Boy and the Thief"
Blowin' Away
"Time Rag"
b/w "Miracles"
"O Brother!"
b/w "Still Waters at Night"
Gulf Winds
1979 "Light a Light"
b/w "Michael"
Honest Lullaby
1997 "No Mermaid"
b/w "Diamonds and Rust" (from Ring Them Bells)
Gone from Danger
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

EPs[edit]

  • Silver Dagger & Other Songs, Fontana (1961) UK
  • With God on Our Side, Fontana (1963) UK
  • Don't Think Twice, It's All Right, Fontana (1963) UK

Contributions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Joan Baez: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved March 13, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c "Joan Baez". RPM Weekly. 
  3. ^ a b c "Suchen Nach 'Joan Baez'" (in German). Offizielle Deutsche Charts.  Search for Joan Baez
  4. ^ a b c d "UK Charts > Joan Baez". Official Charts Company. 
  5. ^ a b "American album certifications – Joan Baez – Joan Baez". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  6. ^ "British album certifications – Joan Baez – Joan Baez". British Phonographic Industry.  Select albums in the Format field. Enter Joan Baez in the search field and then press Enter.
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Joan Baez – Any Day Now". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  8. ^ "American album certifications – Joan Baez – Blessed Are". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Joan Baez – Diamonds". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  10. ^ "American album certifications – Joan Baez – Joan Baez in Concert". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  11. ^ European Tour
  12. ^ "Diamantes". propermusic.com. 2016. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  13. ^ "Joan Baez: The Hot 100". Billboard. 
  14. ^ "Joan Baez: Adult Contemporary". Billboard. 
  15. ^ "American single certifications – Joan Baez – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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