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Buffy Sainte-Marie

Bruce Pollock, 'In Their Own Words' (Collier Books), 1975

BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE came to prominence during the folk era, hoisted to underground approval on the virtue of her classic ‘Universal Soldier’ and her first album of unique and disturbing songs, entitled It's My Way. Before long she was a Greenwich Village fixture, playing on bills with Phil Ochs, Eric Andersen, and Tom Paxton. She and Joni Mitchell were certainly the pioneering female songwriters of the decade.

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