Judy Collins On Mountain Stage

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Set List

  • "Diamonds and Rust"
  • "Weight of the World"
  • "Gauguin"
  • "Over the Rainbow"
  • "Who Knows Where the Time Goes"
  • "I Don't Worry About a Thing" (performed by Julie Adams and the Mountain Stage Band)

Folk singer Judy Collins' career has spanned nearly five decades, with hits in multiple genres. She performs songs from her latest CD, Paradise, accompanied by pianist Russell Walden, in her fifth appearance on Mountain Stage.

"Diamonds and Rust" was written by Joan Baez, who appears on the Paradise version of the song, and "Weight of the World" is a tune by Amy Speace, an artist signed to Collins' own Wildflower Records. "Gauguin," a song written by Jimmy Webb in his own exemplary style, chronicles the life of French artist Paul Gauguin.

With her voice in top-form, Collins also touches on one of her earliest recordings, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," which she has revamped for Paradise. "Who Knows Where the Time Goes," a performance not heard on the radio broadcast, appeared on her 1968 album of the same name.

The set ends with Julie Adams and the Mountain Stage band performing an up-tempo rendition of Mose Allison's "I Don't Worry About a Thing."

This Mountain Stage Performance was originally published Oct. 5, 2010.

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