Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Joan Baez - Prison Trilogy aka Three Stories

Performance by Joan Baez from sing sing prison in 1972. In December 2005, Baez appeared at the California protest at San Quentin prison against the execution of Tookie Williams. There, she sang "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot". She had previously performed the same song at San Quentin at the 1992 vigil protesting the execution of Robert Alton Harris, the first man to be executed in California after the death penalty was reinstated.

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