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Unreleased 3: Society's Child

After The Rain

Janis Ian/Kye Fleming

I hear the sirens calling. It's Saturday night again
Outside the stars are falling
Smells like rain on the edge of lightening
Distant thunder - I remember...

far from these city streets, my heart beats a distant memory
of children in the silos
Ribboned highways where the corn grows
skyscraper high, I close my eyes

and time stands still
It's the magic of the heart
Tonight you will be lying in my arms
The memory is always the same
after the rain, after the rain
After the rain

Sometimes the walls are papered
with the sound of neighbor's loving in the night
And I feel the heat rising from the street
Years go by here inside

Rain blows against the window
Echoes through this empty room of mine
A picture on the dresser smiles at me as I read your letters
Line by line, I close my eyes

and time stands still
It's the magic of the heart
Tonight you will be lying in my arms
The memory is always the same
after the rain, after the rain
After the rain

It's a restless moon traveling through the clouds
And it shines on me, like it shines on you
and for a while, we cross the miles

and time stands still
It's the magic of the heart
Tonight you will be lying in my arms
The memory is always the same
after the rain, after the rain
After the rain

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Tour Dates

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All tour dates updated on December 17, 2018

  • Thursday, January 31st

    Island Library, Holmes Beach, FL

    Island Library

    Holmes Beach, FL

    Phone: 941-778-6341

    Visit the venue's website

    Island Library
    5701 Marina Drive
    Holmes Beach, FL 34217
    Janis will be speaking about her career as a performing songwriter and author of the Grammy-winning audiobook "Society's Child: My Autobiography", along with "The Tiny Mouse", a children's book. The talk will be illustrated with a few songs and a Q&A. Merchandise will be offered for sale (cash/check preferred) to benefit The Pearl Foundation and the Island Library equally, and Janis is happy to sign items after the talk is over. For information please call 941-778-6341. * Please note, this is a co-venture with the Waterline Marriott next door to the library. The actual talk will take place at the Waterline, piped into the library and then offered on line. Expect laughter and tears on gorgeous Anna Maria Island! 

  • Wednesday, March 6th

    Tiedtke Concert Hall, Winter Park, FL

    Tiedtke Concert Hall

    Winter Park, FL

    Phone: 407-646-2233

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    Master Class - Free Event.

  • Thursday, March 7th

    Tiedtke Concert Hall, Winter Park, FL

    Tiedtke Concert Hall

    Winter Park, FL

    Phone: 407-646-2233

    Visit the venue's website

    Free show.

  • Thursday, August 8th

    Egyptian Theatre, Park City, UT

    Egyptian Theatre

    Park City, UT

    Phone: 435-649-9371

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    Master Class with Livingston Taylor.

    10AM to 2PM

  • Friday, August 9th

    Egyptian Theatre, Park City, UT

    Egyptian Theatre

    Park City, UT

    Phone: 435.649.9371

    Visit the venue's website

    With Livingston Taylor.

    Tickets on sale May 1, 2019.

  • Saturday, August 10th

    Egyptian Theatre, Park City, UT

    Egyptian Theatre

    Park City, UT

    Phone: 435-649-9371

    Visit the venue's website

    With Livingston Taylor.

    Tickets on sale May 1, 2019.

  • Sunday, August 11th

    Egyptian Theatre, Park City, UT

    Egyptian Theatre

    Park City, UT

    Phone: 435-649-9371

    Visit the venue's website

    With Livingston Taylor.

    Tickets on sale May 1, 2019.

  • Wednesday, August 14th

    Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT

    Ridgefield Playhouse

    Ridgefield, CT

    Phone: 203-438-5795

    Visit the venue's website

    With Livingston Taylor.

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