Joan's newest CD Day After Tomorrow features songs by some of the best songwriters today. Be sure to check out their websites (and MySpace profiles) for more information about their work...
Other recommended music links...
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
Paul Pesco (former guitarist for Joan)
John Cooke is an old friend of Joan's from the early days in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and he has a website that features his photographs of musicians from the 1960s. We're sure you'll find Joan there!
Many a guitar of Joan's has received expert care and attention at the hands of the fine folks at Gryphon Stringed Instruments.
For information about Joan's catalog of recordings (and others' as well), visit the Vanguard web site.
Folklore Productions web site features information about many folk artists, including Joan.
Social Action Links
Joan has long supported the work of Amnesty International and encourages those wishing to become involved in the advancement of human rights issues around the world to contact A.I.
The movement to abolish the death penalty in the United States is a cause Joan has been active in for many years. To obtain information, statistics, and links to death penalty abolitionist groups, be sure to check out this informative web site.
The Central Committee For Conscientious Objectors is another organization which Joan has long been associated with. This group has been involved in nonviolent anti-war efforts for many years.
Bread & Roses is the organization founded by Joan's sister, the late Mimi Farina. Bread & Roses brings free, live entertainment to people confined in institutions or isolated from society.
In the 1960s Joan started a school called The Institute for the Study of Nonviolence. Out of the Institute later grew the Resource Center for Nonviolence. It's a wonderful resource for those interested in social change through nonviolence. Visit them!
Another organization long supported by Joan is Human Rights Watch. Check out their good work!
Joan has always been a supporter of Unions and their struggles. The website Hard Miles Music brings together Folk Music and Labor Unions. Performer Phil Cohen is a lead organizer with UNITE, and a fine folk musician.
Jason Crowe is a young teen who is working on many peace and reconciliation issues, attempting to motivate young people around the world. One of his main projects has been to raise enough money to have a statue made of Vedran Smailovic, the cellist of Sarajevo. Jason's an amazing, inspirational young man. Be sure to take a look at his site to learn all about his efforts.
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