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

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

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

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

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

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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Baptism: A Journey Through Our... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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

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Day After Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Play Me Backwards is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Noel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time
Noel 1966

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Speaking of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Honest Lullaby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Gulf Winds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time
Gulf Winds 1976

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Dark Chords on a Big Guitar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Recently is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time
Recently 1987

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Joan Baez/5 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Blowin' Away is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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

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

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Joan Baez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time
Joan Baez 1960

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

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Sacco E Vanzetti is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Joan Baez in San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Gracias a la Vida is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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David's Album is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Where Are You Now, My Son? is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Plaisir D'amour is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Bowery Songs is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time

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Folksingers 'Round Harvard Squ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Joan Baez Albums of All Time