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Joan Baez: Noël

On November 21, 1966, “Vanguard” label released “Noël”, the sixth Joan Baez studio album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Schickele – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Come, O Come, Emmanuel – traditional
  2. Coventry Carol – traditional
  3. Good King Wenceslas – traditional
  4. The Little Drummer Boy – Katherine Kennicott Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone
  5. I Wonder as I Wander – John Jacob Niles
  6. Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella – traditional
  7. Down in Yon Forest – traditional
  8. The Carol of the Birds – traditional
  9. Angels We Have Heard on High – traditional
  10. Ave Maria – Franz Schubert
  11. Mary’s Wandering – traditional
  12. Deck the Halls – traditional
  13. Away in a Manger – James Ramsey Murray
  14. Adeste Fideles – traditional
  15. Cantique de Noël – Adolphe Adam
  16. What Child Is This – traditional
  17. Silent Night – Franz Xaver Gruber

In August, 1967.

In August 1067, “Vanguard” label released “Joan”, the eight Joan Baez album. It was recorded April – June 1967, at “Vanguard Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Maynard Solomon. The cover photo was by French photographer Alain Gaveau.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Schickele– arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Be Not Too Hard – Donovan, lyrics: Christopher Logue
  2. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. Turquoise – Donovan
  4. La Colombe (The Dove) – Jacques Brel
  5. Dangling Conversation – Paul Simon
  6. The Lady Came from Baltimore – Tim Hardin
  7. North – Joan Baez, Nina Dusheck
  8. Children of Darkness – Richard Fariña
  9. The Greenwood Side – traditional
  10. If You Were a Carpenter Tim Hardin
  11. Annabel Lee – Don Dilworth; lyrics: Edgar Allan Poe
  12. Saigon Bride – Joan Baez, Nina Dusheck