Buffy Sainte-marie: The Authorized Biography

byAndrea WarnerForeword byJoni Mitchell

September 25, 2018|
Buffy Sainte-marie: The Authorized Biography by Andrea Warner
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  • This is the first authorized biography of a folk icon whose music and life has been covered by Rolling Stone, The Guardian, The New York Times and others.
  • Billboard named Sainte-Marie the best new artist of 1964.
  • Sainte-Marie’s music has been covered by Elvis, Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, Janis Joplin, Joni Mitchell, Cher, and many others.
  • She is best known for the protest song, Universal Soldier, which became a hit in 1965 when Donovan covered it.
  • At 74, Buffy is still recording and touring, most recently for her 2017 album, Medicine Songs
  • She is a champion of Indigenous culture, and a role model for Native Americans.
  • She regularly appeared on Sesame Street throughout the late 70’s introducing the characters and audience to Native Americans and, in one episode breast feeding her baby in front of a very curious Big Bird.
  • A passionate Buffy Sainte-Marie fan, music writer Andrea Warner aims to give Sainte-Marie her due place in folk and contemporary music history. Warner is well connected with many US music critiques and we expect good coverage from music media
  • Andrea Warner is the author of Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography (Greystone Books, 2018) and We Oughta Know: How Four Women Ruled the '90s and Changed Canadian Music (Eternal Cavalier Press, 2015). A freelance writer, Andrea is also an associate producer at CBC Music, a theatre critic at the Georgia Straight, a radio columni...
    Title:Buffy Sainte-marie: The Authorized Biography
    Product dimensions:304 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
    Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
    Published:September 25, 2018
    Publisher:Greystone Books
    Appropriate for ages:All ages
    ISBN - 13:9781771643580

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