Sweet Judy Blue Eyes

My Life in Music
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.90 hours)
Product Number: Z100023991
Released: Oct 18, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780307941350
Narrator/s: Judy Collins
Publisher: Books on Tape
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A vivid, highly evocative memoir of one of the reigning icons of folk music, highlighting the decade of the '60s, when hits like "Both Sides Now" catapulted her to international fame. Sweet Judy Blue Eyes is the deeply personal, honest, and revealing memoir of folk legend and relentlessly creative spirit Judy Collins. In it, she talks about her alcoholism, her lasting love affair with Stephen Stills, her friendships with Joan Baez, Richard and Mimi FariNa, David Crosby, and Leonard Cohen and, above all, the music that helped define a decade and a generation's sound track. Sweet Judy Blue Eyes invites the reader into the parties that peppered Laurel Canyon and into the recording studio so we see how cuts evolved take after take, while it sets an array of amazing musical talent against the backdrop of one of the most turbulent decades of twentieth-century America. Beautifully written, richly textured, and sharply insightful, Sweet Judy Blue Eyes is an unforgettable chronicle of the folk renaissance in America.

Author(s): Judy Collins
Original Publish Date: Oct 18, 2011

All formats/editions

Author(s): Judy Collins
Product Number EB00152403
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: #9780307717368

Professional reviews

"True artists are multifaceted, and folksinger Judy Collins is no exception. She narrates her life's story with artistry and wit, grace and sincerity. Listeners know Collins from her albums and live performances, but what many don't know is the backstory of her life--from childhood on. Now, at 70, she has plenty to talk about, and she candidly and honestly divulges both the positives and negatives of the tough road to fame she pursued as a young wife and mother. Collins weaves her story with delightful bits of song, anecdotes of her fascinating relationships with famous artists and lovers, and accounts of her own dark moments and her lifelong dedication to music. Her voice is warmly alluring, and her openness infectious, a combination that listeners will find addictive. B.J.P. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"

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