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Joan Baez and Judy Collins Sing ‘Diamonds and Rust’

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Joan Baez and Judy Collins sing “Diamonds and Rust”, a song written by Joan Baez, during the Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration at the Beacon Theatre in New York on January 27, 2016.

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-♪ Well, I'll be damned ♪ Here comes your ghost again ♪ But that's not unusual ♪ It's just that the moon is full ♪ ♪ And you happened to call ♪ And here I sit -♪ Hand on the telephone ♪ Hearing a voice I'd known ♪ A couple of light years ago ♪ Heading straight for a fall -♪ I remember your eyes ♪ Were bluer than robin's eggs ♪ My poetry was lousy, you said ♪ ♪ Where are you calling from?

♪ 'A booth in the midwest' -♪ And the 50 years ago -[ Laughs ] -♪ I bought you some cuff links ♪ They made cuff links back then.

♪ You brought me something -♪ And we both know what memories can bring ♪ ♪ They bring diamonds and rust

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