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About Judy Collins
Judy Collins is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter and social activist who was propelled to international stardom with her cover of the Joni Mitchell song Both Sides, Nowfrom her album Wildflowers which was released in 1967. She went on to gain further prominence with her 1975 critically acclaimed and commercially successful album Judith. The album produced one of her most successful singles, her cover of Stephen Sondheim's Send in the Clowns.
She was married to Peter Taylor from 1958 to 1965. The marriage produced her son Clark. Her second marriage was to designer Louis Nelson in 1996.
She suffered from polio when she was a child.
Her addiction to alcohol forced her to enter a rehabilitation program in the late 1970s.
In 1992, she received the shock of her life when her only child, Clark, committed suicide.
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Famous quotes by Judy Collins
For many centuries, suicides were treated like criminals by the society. That is part of the terrible legacy that has come down into society's method of handling suicide recovery. Now we have to fight off the demons that have been hanging around suicide for centuries.Judy Collins
I don't dream songs. I'm more apt to write dreams down and then to be able to interpret them into a song. I also tend to get up and write prose in the morning from which will come songs.Judy Collins
I don't think you get to good writing unless you expose yourself and your feelings. Deep songs don't come from the surface they come from the deep down. The poetry and the songs that you are suppose to write, I believe are in your heart.Judy Collins
I feel so very grateful to have the voice God gave me. It takes a lot of rest and training to sing, and I was lucky that I found a great teacher when I first moved to New York.Judy Collins
I had some wonderful dreaming meetings. I can't tell you specifically what they've been in the recent months. In the past they've been verbal kinds of messages that he needed to give me. Now they're more dreams of his presence.Judy Collins
I have inspiration and feelings of being alive most every day I live.Judy Collins
I think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.Judy Collins
I was raised to speak out about politics and the world around me. I would do it whether I was in the public or not. It is the way I was taught. The American way.Judy Collins
My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.Judy Collins
Judy Collins' Popularity
Judy Collins is a famous American singer-songwriter and musician, who was born on May 1, 1939. As a person born on this date, Judy Collins is listed in our database as the 37th most popular celebrity for the day (May 1) and the 45th most popular for the year (1939).
People born on May 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Judy Collins is the 1191st most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Judy Collins' birthday, Judy Collins is the 8268th most famous American and ranks 43rd in famous people born in Seattle, Washington, U.S.
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