The American Right’s Joan Baez

Not every 1960s folk singer was a comrade.

Photo by Chantico Records via Discogs

As the folk revival movement swept through the country, helmed by leftist musicians like Joan Baez, the Right equipped its own champion with a guitar: Janet Greene. A former children’s television star, Greene was tapped by Fred Schwarz, founder of the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade (CACC), to be his anti-Baez in 1964. On her 1966 album, […]

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