“No Expectations”: Joan Baez Covers the Stones, Man

Joan Baez – with the very able assistance of Nashville’s finest sidemen – produced a soulful and tastefully understated cover of a classic Rolling Stones tune from their Beggars Banquet album:

“No Expectations”     Joan Baez     1970

Baez’s version of “No Expectations” was included on 1969’s One Day at a Time (Vanguard) and also issued as the A-side of a single for release in the U.S., Canada, Germany, and Sweden.

Joan Baez 45 Picture Sleeve

         Grady Martin:     Electric guitar & sitar, dobro
         Hal Rugg:         Steel guitar, dobro
         Pete Drake:       Steel guitar
         Harold Bradley:   Bass guitar
         Norbert Putnam:   Electric bass
         Junior Huskey:    String bass
         Jerry Reed:       Fingerpicking & rhythm guitar
         Pete Wade:        High rhythm guitar
         Jerry Shook:      Rhythm guitar
         Tommy Jackson:    Fiddle & viola
         Buddy Spicher:    Fiddle & viola
         Hargus Robbins:   Piano
         Kenny Buttrey:    Drums
         Charlie McCoy:    Organ, harmonica & vibes
         David Briggs:     Piano & harpsichord

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