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Albums The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

One of the best folk artists of all time, Joan Baez is also considered one of the best singer/songwriters of all time. Since she's such an influential artist, let’s rank the best Joan Baez albums, with the help of your votes. Starting out in Boston, Baez gained notoriety at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival, and releasing her debut album, Joan Baez (1960) a year later. In 1965, she began to broaden her lone acoustic guitar, she employed other instruments, starting with Farewell, Angelina (1965).

This Joan Baez discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Joan Baez albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Joan Baez singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Joan Baez album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Joan Baez album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

This list contains albums like Speaking of Dreams (1989) and Diamonds & Rust (1975). This list of popular Joan Baez CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

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1
28 6
Diamonds & Rust is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

2
26 5
Any Day Now is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

3
16 2
Farewell, Angelina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

4
12 3
Blessed Are... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

5
8 2
Gone From Danger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

6
11 5
Come From the Shadows is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

7
6 1
Noel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time
1966

8
8 3
One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

9
6 1
Honest Lullaby is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

10
10 6
Speaking of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

11
5 1
Day After Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

12
5 1
Baptism: A Journey Through Our... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

13
7 4
Play Me Backwards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

14
5 2
Recently is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time
1987

15
4 1
Joan Baez/5 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

16
5 3
Gracias a la Vida is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

17
3 1
Joan Baez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time
1960

18
3 1
Gulf Winds is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time
1976

19
3 1
The Best of Joan Baez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

20
3 1
Bien Sûr...la Guerre Est... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

21
2 0
Sacco E Vanzetti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

22
2 0
Carry It On is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

23
2 0
Joan Baez in San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

24
5 4
Dark Chords on a Big Guitar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

25
3 2
Blowin' Away is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

26
2 1
Plaisir D'amour is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

27
3 3
David's Album is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

28
2 2
Where Are You Now, My Son? is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

29
1 1
Folksingers 'Round Harvard Squ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

30
1 1
Bowery Songs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time