returned to U.S. record shops with a vengeance here, delivering her interpretations of songs by Dire Straits
, Johnny Clegg
, and Peter Gabriel
, performers whose political consciousness had been formed by listening to old Joan Baez
albums. And on the title track, a stunning original, she boldly answered ex-husband David Harris
' downbeat memoir of the '60s, Dreams Die Hard, as well as other '80s revisionists.