Who originally wrote Diamonds and Rust?
In the song, Baez recounts an out-of-the-blue phone call from an old lover, which sends her a decade back in time, to a “crummy” hotel in Greenwich Village in about 1964 or 1965. She recalls giving him a pair of cufflinks, and surmises that memories bring “diamonds and rust”.
Who covered Diamonds and Rust?
Diamonds & Rust is a 1975 album by American singer-songwriter Joan Baez. Baez on this album covered songs written or played by Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, The Allman Brothers, Jackson Browne and John Prine.
Diamonds & Rust.
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Who wrote Diamonds by Rihanna?
At her show in Berkeley, California, on Sunday night, Lana Del Rey welcomed Greenwich Village folk icon Joan Baez to the stage. Together they performed one of Baez’s signature songs, “Diamonds & Rust.” The two dueted over Baez’s guitar, singing about Baez’s memories with the one and only Bob Dylan.
What was the relationship between Joan Baez and Bob Dylan?
Bob Dylan and Joan Baez did not marry but were believed to have been in a relationship for some time. The pair met in 1961 and collaborated for years before their relationship had blossomed into romance over the following years. In Joan Baez How Sweet the Sound, he spoke of how he felt when he first heard her sing.
How old is Joan Baez?
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Interestingly, one of the songs where the muse is most apparent is in Joan Baez’s song ‘Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word’, which was originally written by Dylan about Baez herself.
What happened to Joan Baez husband?
In March 1968 David married peace activist and folk singer Joan Baez. Two months later David was sentenced to three years in federal prison for draft evasion. On July 15, 1969 federal marshals came to Struggle Mountain – the Harris/Baez home in the Santa Cruz Mountains – to take him to jail.