Joan Baez

1941 - Today

Joan Baez

Joan Chandos Baez (; born January 9, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and activist. Her contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice. Baez has performed publicly for over 60 years, releasing over 30 albums. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Baez has received more than 5,323,705 page views. Her biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 13th most popular singer.

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  • 5.3M

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  • 74.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 71

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Joan Baez ranks 13 out of 3,001Before her are Frank Sinatra, Charles Aznavour, David Bowie, Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. After her are Jim Morrison, Johnny Cash, Montserrat Caballé, Demis Roussos, Enrico Caruso, and Adriano Celentano.

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Among people born in 1941, Joan Baez ranks 6Before her are Kim Jong-il, Hayao Miyazaki, Slobodan Milošević, Bob Dylan, and Alex Ferguson. After her are Dick Cheney, Bruno Ganz, Plácido Domingo, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, and Richard Dawkins.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joan Baez ranks 98 out of 12,171Before her are Isadora Duncan (1877), Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Bill Clinton (1946), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Dustin Hoffman (1937), and Milton Friedman (1912). After her are Jim Morrison (1943), Linus Pauling (1901), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), Johnny Cash (1932), Michael Douglas (1944), and Sitting Bull (1831).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Joan Baez ranks 6Before her are Elvis Presley (1935), Janis Joplin (1943), Maria Callas (1923), Frank Sinatra (1915), and Tina Turner (1939). After her are Jim Morrison (1943), Johnny Cash (1932), Tupac Shakur (1971), James Brown (1933), Patti Smith (1946), and Barbra Streisand (1942).