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Strictly Solo

A Candle For The Flame

Janis Ian

When I look back on the friends I've made
and think how few of them remain
I would not be ashamed to say
I'm lucky I became
a candle for the flame

Looking back at the money I made
There are those who say I threw it all away
Gone to family and friends
but I would do it again
‘cause it helped me to remain
a candle for the flame

It shone so bright
on my darkest night
I never felt myself alone
and I always believed
that it shined just for me
A light I'd always known
would guide my way back home

I have tasted the wine of regret
I have wasted the secrets I kept
but I would not be afraid to say
I'm lucky I remained
a candle to the flame
No, I would not be ashamed to say
I'm lucky I became
a candle for the flame

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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

    Visit the venue's website

  • Sunday March 1

    Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Bloomington, IN

    Buskirk-Chumley Theater

    Bloomington, IN

    Phone: 812.323.3020

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