I'm glad you checked back in Johnnythebone. I for one didn't see any vindictiveness in your posting, and I'm surprised at the vitriol that you have whipped up.
I like what Joan Baez has stood for, but I'd rather not listen to her sing. Then again I love Peter Shickle, but it was a sad day when he orchestrated music for one of her albums (IMHO).
Being a fraud? Performers, like the rest of us, have always walked a line between their conscience and their market. Look what they did to Socrates.
Just being on stage leaves one open to criticism, just like posting onto a message board.