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Restless Eyes

Sugar Mountain

Janis Ian

Do you go down on the side of Sugar Mountain
when leaves are brown
and the sunlight splits the sky?
I have found that the sea breeze tears at the ocean,
and I hope somebody will love me 'fore I die

Oh willow, weep no more my lady,
though the days are long and lazy,
and the sun sits heavy on the sky
Weep no more, I'm homeward bound
I'm gonna tear this mountain down
You're gonna be somebody bye and bye

Sugar mountain trees are made of candy,
and the sun drips honey in your eyes
Every fountain's water tastes like brandy,
and I know somebody will love me 'fore i die

Oh willow, weep no more my lady,
though the days are long and lazy
and the sun sits heavy on the sky
Weep no more, I'm homeward bound
I'm gonna tear this mountain down
You're gonna be somebody bye and bye

Sugar mountain lovers taste like honey
and their lips like elderberry wine
Every other stranger pales and withers
and I hope somebody will love me 'fore I die

Oh willow, weep no more my lady,
though the days are long and lazy,
and the sun sits heavy on the sky
Weep no more, I'm homeward bound
I'm gonna tear this mountain down
You're gonna be somebody bye and bye
Weep no more, I'm homeward bound
I'm gonna tear this mountain down
You're gonna be somebody bye and bye

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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

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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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