The award-winning singer-songwriter is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions.
Judy Collins is best known for her soothing vocals and seamless guitar playing, the folk, country, and rock ‘n’ roll singer-songwriter boasts an iconic 55-album body of work, including numerous gold and platinum records.
“…her kind of traditional beauty always has a place. And as Ms. Collins sang…it was a healing beam of light at an anxious historical moment; it was beautiful.”
— The New York Times
Her stunning rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” from her landmark 1967 album, Wildflowers, has been entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Judy’s dreamy and sweetly intimate version of “Send in the Clowns,” a ballad written by Stephen Sondheim for the Broadway musical A Little Night Music,won “Song of the Year” at the 1975 Grammy Awards. She’s garnered several top-ten hits gold- and platinum-selling albums. Recently, contemporary and classic artists such as Rufus Wainwright, Shawn Colvin, Dolly Parton, Joan Baez, and Leonard Cohen honored her legacy with the album Born to the Breed: A Tribute to Judy Collins.