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Janis Ian

Janis Ian - Words and Music - 2006

by John Platt
Photo by Peter Cunningham
Janis Ian released her debut album in 1967, and with her new CD 'Folk Is The New Black,' she continues to impact the folk idiom. Hear new songs and a legendary classic, as Janis chats with John Platt in Studio A.

Janis Ian - Words and Music - 2008

by John Platt
Photo By Peter Cunningham
From a teenage star to a respected songwriting veteran, Janis Ian has seen a lot in her 4 decades in music. So instead of writing lyrics she's now written a memoir, 'Society's Child: My Autobiography.' Recently in Studio-A, Janis spoke with John Platt about the inspiration and process behind the book, and performed a mix of known and new songs live.