Live Review: Joan Baez @ Royal Festival Hall.

Joan Baez saunters alone onto the stage of the Royal Festival Hall, sits at the microphone and strikes up with Handsome Molly, a song with the opening line ‘Well, I wish I was in London..’. If that’s not savvy song selection, I don’t know what is. This legend of folk music hardly needs to sweeten her audience, however, who are rapt from the moment she arrives all the way to the end of a nearly two hour set. Baez has no new record to push – the last studio album being Day After Tomorrow released in 2008 – but...

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