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Commentary: Kumbaya

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The Huffington Post, an Internet newspaper, ran a story about one of my favorite performers recently. With a click of my computer's mouse, I was able to watch Joan Baez sing at Woodstock 40 years ago. The recording, Joe Hill, is an ode to the Swedish-American migrant worker turned union activist who was executed by firing squad in 1915 for a murder he probably didn't commit. Joan Baez's tribute to Hill is included in a Woodstock 40th anniversary CD released last Tuesday.

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