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Alabama

Janis Ian

See the light
Southern light
Show me the way to go home
See the light
Southern light
Show me the way to go home

Alabama, lady of the nation
Guardian of the South
My pretty belle
Wishing well

Mississippi, guardian of the nation
Laying your waste on all creation
Jezebel
Oh well

See the darky's laughing eyes
See the sunrise in disguise
Naturalized

Alabama, my lady of the nation
The serpent's after you
And your labor's overdue
Oh, I pity you

I'll give to you, Dick
(Dear, dear Dick)
just what you give to me, Dick
(My dear, dear Dick)
Yes, and i'll give to you, Dickie dear
(Dear, dear Dick)
just what you give to me, Dickie dear
(My dear, dear Dick)

See the light (Alabama)
Southern light (Alabama)
Won't you show me the way to go home

See the light (Mississippi)
Southern light (Alabama)
Show me the way
I'll go home

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Tour Dates

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All tour dates updated on July 10, 2019

  • Wednesday August 21

    The Kate, Old Saybrook, Connecticut

    The Kate

    Old Saybrook, Connecticut

    Phone: 860.510.0473

    Visit the venue's website

    Janis closes out the summer with two solo evening at The Kate, one of her all-time favorite venues. After a long run with old pal Livingston Taylor, where sets had to accomodate the co-bill, this solo show should feature several brand new songs and a few blistering guitar solos!!

  • Thursday August 22

    The Kate, Old Saybrook, Connecticut

    The Kate

    Old Saybrook, Connecticut

    Phone: 860.510.0473

    Visit the venue's website

    Janis closes out the summer with two shows at The Kate, one of her all-time favorite venues. After a long run with old pal Livingston Taylor, where sets had to accomodate the co-bill, expect several brand new songs and a few blistering guitar solos in this magical solo evening!

  • Friday February 28

    E. J. Thomas Hall, Akron, Ohio

    E. J. Thomas Hall

    Akron, Ohio

    Phone: 330-972-7570

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  • Sunday March 1

    Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Bloomington, IN

    Buskirk-Chumley Theater

    Bloomington, IN

    Phone: 812.323.3020

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