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Folk icon Judy Collins on work ethic, mental health and what keeps her optimistic

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Judy Collins, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter behind classic covers of Joni Mitchell and Stephen Sondheim tunes alike, feels young. She looks young, her famous blue eyes as piercing as ever, and she sounds young, too. More than a half century into her career, Collins performs upwards of 100 live shows a year, and will make her next stop Saturday at Lawrence’s Lied Center.