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Night Rains

Lay Low

Janis Ian

When you go away, it tries my patience
I ain't got a whole lot of time
I always seem to end up standing at the station,
crying to the end of the line

I know you don't own nothing of me, or want to
but ain't I got a right to say --
Baby don't go,
or the wind and the world slip away
And I end up

standing in circles again
and spinning my whole world around
I can't find a friend on whom I can
depend or defend, and I'm down
I've been spending all my time in limbo
You know, but you go on,
so lay low - no show until it's gone

Empty bed mornings sure get lonely
Ain't got a whole lot of speed
I always seem to wake up feeling homely
Begging like a dog on a very short lead

I know it don't mean that you don't want to love me,
but ain't I got a right to shout
Baby don't go,
or the wind turns the world upside down
And I end up

standing in circles again
and spinning my whole world around
I can't find a friend on whom I can
depend or defend, and I'm down
I've been spending all my time in limbo
You know, but you go on,
so lay low - no show until it's gone

Spending all my time in limbo
You know, but you go on
so lay low
No show until it's gone
Until it's gone
Until it's...

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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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