Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Diamonds and Rust
4:47
2 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
3:40
3 Simple Twist of Fate
4:44
4 Imagine
3:27
5 In the Quiet Morning (for Janis Joplin)
2:56
6 Best of Friends
3:03
7 Forever Young
3:42
8 Prison Trilogy (Billy Rose)
4:25
9 Jesse
4:20
10 Children and All That Jazz
3:07
11 Please Come to Boston
4:14
12 Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer
2:46
13 Gracias a la vida
3:36
14 Sweeter for Me
4:30
15 Love Song to a Stranger
3:53
16 Dida
3:27
17 Amazing Grace
4:25
18 The Ballad of Sacco & Vanzetti
4:34
19 Oh Happy Day
3:39
20 Less Than the Song
3:28

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Dean Parks (tracks 12, 14)
Joan Baez (tracks 1, 3, 16)
violin:
Ronald Folsom (tracks 3, 10, 12)
William Hymanson (tracks 3, 10, 12)
Raymond Kelly (tracks 3, 10, 12)
Robert Konrad (tracks 3, 10, 12)
William Kurasch (tracks 3, 10, 12)
Carl La Magna (tracks 3, 10, 12)
Robert Ostrowsky (tracks 3, 10, 12)
Sid Sharp (tracks 3, 10, 12, 14)
Tibor Zelig (tracks 3, 10, 12)
cello:
Jesse Ehrlich (tracks 3, 10, 12, 14)
Ray Kelly (track 14)
trumpet:
Ollie Mitchell (track 16)
Buck Monari (track 16)
strings arranger:
Larry Carlton (tracks 3, 10, 12)
viola:
Isabelle Daskoff (tracks 3, 10, 12)
drums:
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12, 14)
John Guerin (track 16)
synthesizer:
Malcolm Cecil (track 12)
Joan Baez (track 1)
synthesizer programming:
Malcolm Cecil (track 12)
Robert Margouleff (track 12)
flute:
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (tracks 10, 16)
bass:
Max Bennett (track 16)
Duck Dunn (track 14)
Wilton Felder (tracks 1, 10)
Reinie Press (tracks 3, 12)
electric piano:
Larry Knechtel (track 14)
Joe Sample (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12, 16)
electric guitar:
Larry Carlton (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12)
Dean Parks (tracks 1, 3, 10, 14)
Rick Lo Tempio (track 16)
percussion:
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (tracks 3, 10)
saxophone:
Jim Horn (track 16)
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 16)
piano:
Hampton Hawes (track 10)
Larry Knechtel (tracks 3, 12)
piano [acoustic piano]:
Joan Baez (track 14)
harpsichord:
David Paich (track 1)
horn arranger:
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 16)
additional composer:
arranger:
Edwin Hawkins (1967) (track 19)
assistant engineer:
Ellis Sorkin (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12)
Linda Tyler (engineer) (track 14)
Danny Vicari (track 14)
assistant mixer:
Joe Bellamy (tracks 11, 17)
Galen Sengles (tracks 11, 17)
co-producer:
Norbert Putnam (tracks 4–5, 8)
composer:
Janis Ian (track 9)
Ennio Morricone (track 18)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 17)
Joan Baez (tracks 1, 10, 16)
Bob Dylan (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 4)
Dave Loggins (tracks 11, 11)
Robbie Robertson (track 2)
Edward Francis Rimbault (1854) (track 19)
Violeta Parra (1966) (track 13)
Joan Baez (1972) (track 15)
Bob Dylan (1974) (track 3)
conductor:
Larry Carlton (tracks 3, 10, 12)
engineer:
Lee Hazen (track 6)
executive producer:
Bernard Gelb (tracks 2, 14)
lead vocals:
Joan Baez (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12)
lyricist:
Janis Ian (track 9)
Joan Baez (tracks 1, 10, 15–16, 18)
Bob Dylan (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 4)
Dave Loggins (tracks 11, 11)
John Newton (English poet) (track 17)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 4)
Robbie Robertson (track 2)
Philip Doddridge (1755) (track 19)
Violeta Parra (1966) (track 13)
Bob Dylan (1974) (track 3)
mixer:
Henry Lewy (track 16)
Rick Ruggieri (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12)
Tommy Vicari (track 14)
producer:
David Kershenbaum (tracks 1–3, 10, 12, 14, 16)
Norbert Putnam (track 6)
Joan Baez (tracks 1, 3–8, 10, 12–13, 16)
Henry Lewy (tracks 7, 13)
recording engineer:
Henry Lewy (track 16)
Rick Ruggieri (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12)
Tommy Vicari (track 14)
vocals:
Joan Baez (track 16)
Joni Mitchell (track 16)
writer:
Syreeta (track 12)
Stevie Wonder (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 17)
Joan Baez (1972) (track 8)
Joan Baez (1976) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
A&M Records, Inc. (1973) (track 6)
A&M Records, Inc. (1975) (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12, 16)
A&M Records, Inc. (1976) (tracks 11, 17)
publisher:
Canaan Music Inc (track 2)
Chandos Music Company (tracks 1, 10, 16)
Downtown DMP Songs (track 4)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (track 19)
Frank Music Corp. (track 9)
Lenono Music (track 4)
Ram’s Horn Music (track 7)
Rokstone Music Ltd (track 17)
Taosongs Two (track 9)
Universal Classics & Jazz (Japanese company - read the annotation before using!) (track 17)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 17)
Ram’s Horn Music (1974 – 2002) (track 3)
Special Rider Music (2002 –) (track 3)
mixed at:
Producer's Workshop in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1975-08-12 – 1975-09-21) (tracks 11, 17)
recorded at:
A&M Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1975-01-21 – 1975-01-24) (tracks 1, 3, 10, 12, 16)
arrangements:
Amazing Grace (Mullaney and Abbott's arrangement of the hym, ~1972) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (John Rutter's arrangement of the popular hymn) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (Mark O’Connor arrangement) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (arrangement by Himes of the hymn, for brass band) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (Keith McCutchen's ~2005 arrangement of the hymn) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (arr. Daniel Lanois) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (for wind ensemble, Maldonado) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (Ernie Rettino/Debby Kerner Rettino arrangement) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Imagine (1972) (track 4)
Forever Young (Bob Dylan song) (1974) (track 7)
Gracias a la vida (1974) (track 13)
Jesse (1975) (track 9)
Simple Twist of Fate (1975) (track 3)
Oh Happy Day (Hawkins' 1967 gospel arrangement) (1976) (track 19)
is the basis for:
Amazing Grace (Jonathan Richman’s version) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) (track 17)
Grace Like Rain (track 17)
仁愛的心 (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Conny (track 2)
later translated versions:
Für immer jung (track 7)
Ödets sista bud (track 3)
ジェシー (track 9)
later versions:
Amazing Grace (Heinz Gietz's arrangement of the hymn, ~1979) (track 17)
Amazing Grace (incl. 4th verse by Beecher-Stowe) (track 17)
Forever Young (Rod Stewart arrangement) (track 7)
live cover recording of:
Please Come to Boston (1975-07 – 1975-08) (track 11)
live recording of:
Amazing Grace (popular hymn first published 1779, catch-all) (1975-07 – 1975-08) (track 17)
part of:
recording of:
Love Song to a Stranger (1972) (track 15)
Dida (1974) (track 16)
Children and All That Jazz (1975) (track 10)
Diamonds & Rust (1975) (track 1)
Sweeter for Me (1976) (track 14)
version of:
O happy day, that fixed my choice (mid‐19th century version, with new melody and a chorus by Rimbault) (track 19)

Release

art direction: Chuck Beeson
design/illustration: Chuck Beeson
Rebecca Chamlee
liner notes: Bob Garcia
mastering: Dave Collins (US mastering engineer)
mastered at: A&M Mastering Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
ASIN: US: B000002G50 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/3652883 [info]