Joan Armatrading

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Q: Where was Joan born? answer

Q When Did she make her first album?answer

Q Have any of Joans songs been on any sound tracks?answer

Q: Does Joan ever read her fan mail?answer

Q: Does Joan write all her songs?answer

Q:How many guitars does Joan have, and what is her most recent buy?answer

Q: Who is Joan's Fave singer/Songwriter?answer

Q: Will Joan be making a swing through the South of the USA?answer

Q: Is Armatrading Joan's real name?answer

Q: Has Joan ever done a duet with anyone? answer

Q: Does Joan support any charities? answer

Q: What is the song "Everyday Boy about? answer

Q: What does the cover of Joan's first album mean? answer

Q: What is Joan doing in 1996? answer


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Where was Joan born? St Kitts in the West Indies. Joan arrived in the UK when she was 7 years old, and has lived in England ever since.
When Did she make her first album? When she was 21 years old.
Have any of Joans songs been on any sound tracks? Joan did the title track for the film 'Flight of the Wild Geese' starring Richard Burton and Roger Moore.You can also hear the song Willow in the Whoope Goldbergs film 'Boys on the Side', And Love and Affection in the film "Soul Man"
Does Joan ever read her fan mail? Yes. She does not answer them all personally, but she tries to make sure they all recieve a reply.
Does Joan write all her songs? Yes
How many guitars does Joan have, and what is her most recent buy? Joan owns quite a few guitars. She takes 7 of them on the road with her. Two Gibson electric, I strat, I Gibson accoustic, two Ovations, 1 12 string 1 six string. Her most recent buy is a Tom Anderson guitar which is like a Fender strat, she has this on the road with her as well.
Who is Joan's Fave singer/Songwriter? Van Morrison
Will Joan be making a swing through the South of the USA? There are plans for Joan to come back to America next year and hopefully she will get to the south.
Is Armatrading Joan's real name? Yes Armatrading is Joan's real name
Has Joan ever done a duet with anyone? No Joan has never done a duet with anyone.
Does Joan support any charities? Joan supports a number of charities, she has played concerts for Amnesty International and The Princes Trust. She supports many different charaties, not just those foremost in the public eye.
What is the song "Everyday Boy about? The song "Everyday Boy" is mainly about courage, that is it's underlying message. It was inspired by someone Joan knew who had AIDS.
What does the cover of Joan's first album mean? The drawings on the cover represent the different characters from each song.
What is Joan doing in 1996? Joan is currently taking a short break before resuming her extensive world tour. She has been on the road since April 1995. She will be touring in America for a second time during June and July (dates to be confirmed). And in August she plans to begin writing new songs.
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