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Ride Me Like A Wave

Janis Ian

Hide me in your hollows
Taste the salt that clings to me
Shipwrecked in your shallows
Scented by the sea
Hide me in the wisdom of your thighs
Ride me like a wave

Chart my secret places
Navigate my shores
Map the ocean's traces
Lick them from my pores
Dry me with delusion and desire
Ride me like a wave
Cover me in spray
Promise you will stay

I remember mornings,
waking by your side
Your scent on the pillow
Fever in your eyes
Cast upon the waters
Shipless, I surrender
Lead me to your harbor
Cover me in splendor
Drown me in delusion and desire
Ride me like a wave

Other seas may call you
Other shores will shine
Tempt you with their treasures
Water into wine
Still the safest harbor will be mine
Ride me like a wave
Ride me like a wave

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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

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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

    Visit the venue's website

  • Sunday March 1

    Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Bloomington, IN

    Buskirk-Chumley Theater

    Bloomington, IN

    Phone: 812.323.3020

    Visit the venue's website

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