These fascinating photos show famous folk singer and social activist Joan Baez relaxing on a beach near her home in Carmel, California. These photographs were taken in 1962, at the height of Baez’s musical career and her activism for civil rights, peace, and anti-war causes. She was a prominent figure in the American folk music revival movement of the late 1950s and early 1960s and was known for her powerful voice and political activism. These photographs capture a moment of respite for Baez as she sits on the sand, surrounded by the beauty of the California coastline. It highlights her connection to nature and her desire for peace and tranquility amidst the political turmoil of the time.