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Miracle Row

Candlelight

Janis Ian

* Also recorded by Barbara Cook

Don't let the sun go down on me
I do not want to be alone tonight
We'll be right, you'll see

Night is a shadow on the soul
and if you want to set me wholly free,
stay by me tonight

‘cause I've been afraid of love,
knowing I need you to stay
I've been ashamed of love,
knowing you're leaving me
day after day,
I'm begging you, pleading

I like you best
when night runs a shadow on the soul
No more empty hands to hold

Don't let the evening sun go down
I haven't found a way to trade the night
Sheer delight
Burning bright, candlelight

Lay me own - astound me
Not a sound - surround me
Skies unbound, I'm unwound
Lay me down

I've been afraid to love
but this is no time to hesitate
I've been ashamed to love
but lay me down, I just can't wait

I like you best
when night is a pleasure you can give
Lay me down, now I know how to
Lay me down, now I know how to
Lay me down
Now I know how to live

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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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