Joan Baez discography

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Joan Baez discography
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Studio albums25
Live albums15
Compilation albums23
Video albums7
EPs4
Singles35
Soundtrack albums4

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

Contents

Studio albums

1959

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

1960s

List of albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
CAN
[2]
GER
[3]
NO
[4]
UK
[5]
Joan Baez 20389
Joan Baez, Vol. 2
  • Released: September 1961
  • Label: Vanguard
21
Joan Baez/5
  • Released: October 1964
  • Label: Vanguard
123
Farewell, Angelina
  • Released: October 1965
  • Label: Vanguard
10305
Noël
  • Released: October 1966
  • Label: Vanguard
Joan
  • Released: August 1967
  • Label: Vanguard
3816
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
3633
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1970s

List of albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[9]
CAN
[2]
NO
[4]
One Day at a Time
  • March 1970
  • Label: Vanguard
80-35
Blessed Are...
  • Released: August 1971
  • Label: Vanguard
11361226
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
116228
Gulf Winds
  • Released: November 1976
  • Label: A&M
6255
Blowin' Away
  • Released: July 1977
  • Label: CBS
5469
Honest Lullaby
  • Released: April 1979
  • Label: CBS
113
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1980–present

List of albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
GER
[3]
UK
[5]
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
12895100
Whistle Down the Wind
  • Released: March 2018
  • Label: Proper
88847
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
CAN
[2]
GER
[3]
UK
[5]
Joan Baez in Concert
  • October September 1962
  • Label: Vanguard
10
Joan Baez in Concert, Part 2
  • Released: November 1963
  • Label: Vanguard
7258
Joan Baez in San Francisco
  • Released: 1964
  • Label: Fantasy
Joan Baez In Italy
  • Released: 1969
  • Label: Vanguard
From Every Stage
  • Released: February 1976
  • Label: A&M
3449
European Tour [14]
  • 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
Live at Newport
  • Released: September 17, 1996
  • Label: Vanguard
Bowery Songs
  • Released: September 2005
  • Label: Proper Records
Ring Them Bells
(double-disc reissue with bonus tracks)
  • Released: February 2007
  • Label: Proper Records
Diamantes [16]
(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
Live At Woodstock
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Soundtrack albums

  1. Sacco & Vanzetti , RCA Victor (1971)
  2. Carry It On , Vanguard (1971)
  3. Silent Running , Decca (1972)
  4. How Sweet the Sound, Razor & Tie (2009)

Compilations

  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, #63 Australia
  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 (box set), Vanguard (1993)
  16. The Best of Joan Baez, Vanguard (1995)
  17. Greatest Hits , A&M (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)
  22. Vanguard Visionaries: Joan Baez, Vanguard (2007)
  23. The Complete Gold Castle Masters (box set), Razor & Tie (2017)

Singles

YearSingle (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
Peak positionsCertificationAlbum
US
[17]
US AC
[18]
UK
[5]
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)
9026Joan Baez in Concert, Part 2
1965"There But for Fortune"
b/w "Daddy You Been on My Mind" (from Farewell, Angelina)
501685
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue"
b/w "Daddy You Been on My Mind"
22Farewell, Angelina
"Farewell, Angelina"
b/w "Queen of Hearts" (from 4 in Stereo)
35
1966"Pack Up Your Sorrows"
b/w "The Swallow Song"
50Non-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"
86Any 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"
316Blessed 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)
495Blessed Are...
"Rejoice in the Sun
b/w "Silent Running"
Silent Running Soundtrack
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"
6922
"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)
13Non-album track
1975"Blue Sky"
b/w "Dida" (from Gracias a La Vida)
5746Diamonds & Rust
"Diamonds and Rust"
b/w "Winds of the Old Days"
355
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
1992"Stones In The Road"
b/w "Play Me Backwards" & "Edge of Glory"
Play Me Backwards
1997"No Mermaid"
b/w "Diamonds and Rust" (from Ring Them Bells)
Gone from Danger
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

EPs

Video albums

[20]

Contributions

[21]

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