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Unreleased 3: Society's Child

If We Had Wings

Bill Lloyd/Janis Ian

I can't dance forever
thinking we're together
Waiting for the words that never come
I need something more than
waltzing 'round the floor when
my heart's aching to know you are the one

We better sit the next one out
We've got a lot to talk about
between the diamonds and the doubt

If we had wings,
where would we fly?
Would you choose
the safety of the ground
or touch the sky?
if we had wings

There's no use pretending
we're a happy ending
when we don't know where to begin
Will I ever know how
far you want to go now?
Can you find our song upon the wind?

After all it's only fear
ties us down and keeps us here
as our tomorrows disappear

If we had wings,
where would we fly?
Would you choose
the safety of the ground
or touch the sky?

Seen from the air,
our world's too small
But I would choose
the safety of your arms
And have it all
If we had wings

© Rude Girl Pub. (50%)/Bill Lloyd Music.

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

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    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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