Spouse: Larry Klein (21 November 1982 - 1994) (separated); Chuck Mitchell (1965 - 1966) (separated)
Born in Fort McLeod, Alberta, Canada
(June 2007) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1965: She had a daughter, whom she put up for adoption. She met the girl in 1996, and they now have a good relationship.
Her daughter is a model in Canada, named Kilauren Gibb.
Was invited to play at Woodstock, but her manager refused to let her because she was scheduled to make her national television debut on "The Dick Cavett Show" (1968). He saw how bad the traffic was and told her that she wouldn't make it back in time. As a result, she wrote the classic song "Woodstock", which ironically became a hit for Crosby Stills Nash & Young, who did appear at the festival.
Was at one time romantically involved with Graham Nash. In fact, Nash wrote the song "Our House" about their relationship.
Her father was a trumpet player in a Canadian marching band.
She took up folk singing for fun and to earn pocket change for cigarettes, movies and dances while she attended art school.
Had polio as a child and due to complications from the disease cannot play a wide body acoustic guitar because of the pressure it puts on her back and shoulder.
Instruments played include the guitar, piano, oboe, and autoharp.
She was voted the 60th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
Led Zeppelin's song "Going to California" is a tribute to her.
She was awarded the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on May 1, 2002 for her services to music.
Pictured on one of four 52¢ Canadian commemorative postage stamps honoring Canadian Recording Artists, issued 29 June 2007. The other stamps pictured Paul Anka, Gordon Lightfoot, and Anne Murray.
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