From Every Stage

From Every Stage is a double live album recorded by Joan Baez on tour in the summer of 1975.[4] The first half of the album was acoustic, with Baez accompanying herself on her guitar, while the second half features electric backup. Baez' recording of "Blowin' in the Wind" from this album was later included in the Forrest Gump soundtrack album. The song "Natalya" was dedicated to Russian poet and human rights activist Natalya Gorbanevskaya,

From Every Stage
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Live album by
ReleasedJanuary 1976[1]
RecordedU.S. concert tour, 1975
GenreFolk
Length75:07
LabelA&M
ProducerDavid Kershenbaum
Joan Baez chronology
Diamonds & Rust
(1975)
From Every Stage
(1976)
Gulf Winds
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]
Rolling Stone(mixed)[3]

Track listingEdit

Disc One

  1. "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" (Traditional)
  2. "Blessed Are..." (Joan Baez)
  3. "Suzanne" (Leonard Cohen)
  4. "Love Song to a Stranger, Part Two" (Joan Baez)
  5. "I Shall Be Released" (Bob Dylan)
  6. "Blowin' in the Wind" (Bob Dylan)
  7. "Stewball" (Traditional)
  8. "Natalya" (R. Apps, G.T. Moore, Shusha Guppy)
  9. "The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti" (Joan Baez, Ennio Morricone)
  10. "Joe Hill" (Alfred Hayes, Earl Robinson)

Disc Two

  1. "Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word" (Bob Dylan)
  2. "Forever Young" (Bob Dylan)
  3. "Diamonds & Rust" (Joan Baez)
  4. "Boulder to Birmingham" (Emmylou Harris)
  5. "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" (Traditional)
  6. "Oh Happy Day" (Edwin Hawkins)
  7. "Please Come to Boston" (Dave Loggins)
  8. "Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts" (Bob Dylan)
  9. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" (Robbie Robertson)
  10. "Amazing Grace" (Traditional)

PersonnelEdit

Technical
  • Bernard Gelb - executive producer

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1971) Peak
position
Canada Top Albums/CDs (RPM)[5] 49
US Billboard 200[6] 34

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "From Every Stage". joanbaez.com. Archived from the original on March 14, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2011.
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review
  4. ^ "From Every Stage (Advertisement)". Rolling Stone. Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. (207): 18. February 26, 1976.
  5. ^ "Top RPM Albums: Issue 4111a". RPM. Library and Archives Canada.
  6. ^ "Joan Baez Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.