Joan Baez (b. 1941) is an American folk singer, musician, and social activist who came to prominence during the 1960s. She has performed publicly for over 55 years and released over thirty albums. Baez is a resident of Woodside, Calif.
"The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of nonviolence has been the organization of violence."
-from Daybreak, 1968 (h/t Wikiquote)