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Judy Collins : Biography

on November 14, 2010 - 12:00am

Judy Collins released her debut album, A Maid Of Constant Sorrow, in 1961. Vocally she seemed indebted to Joan Baez, but no one could have predicted the adventurous musical path she would blaze for herself.

Blessed with a crystalline voice and an immaculate instinct for great songs, Judy moved from traditional folk to become a champion of contemporary songwriters including Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, Erik Anderson, and Gordon Lightfoot. This process began with the pivotal Judy Collins 3.  The album cover was a stunner, a full-sized head shot with those piercing, deep blue eyes. 1966's In My Life