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October 25th, 1965: New cover album by folksinger Joan Baez

New cover album by folksinger Joan Baez

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October, 1965 - American folksinger Joan Baez released an album of cover songs: Farewell, Angelina. As with many records released by popular artists in 1965, the title track of the album came from a Bob Dylan song. Dylan's "Farewell, Angelina" was recorded in early 1965, yet wasn't released on a Dylan studio album. Baez's album featured three other Dylan covers, as well as songs by Donovan, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger.

Listen to the title track from Farewell, Angelina below.

Listen to Dylan's original version of "Farewell, Angelina" below.

Farewell, Angelina:

01 Farewell, Angelina

02 Daddy, You Been on My Mind

03 It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

04 The Wild Mountain Thyme

05 Ranger's Command

06 Colours

07 Satisfied Mind

08 The River in the Pines

09 Pauvre Ruteboeuf (Poor Ruteboeuf)

10 Sagt Mir wo die Blumen sind (Where Have All the Flowers Gone?)

11 A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

Watch Joan Baez's June 1965 performance of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe" live on the BBC here.

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