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Books and Scores on display:


Society's Child: My Autobiography by Janis Ian

ML420.I3 A3 2008

Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Ian chronicles her more than 40 years in the music business. In this fascinating memoir, she shares what it felt like to move in and out of the public eye and what inspired her return to music after a self-imposed hiatus.

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  Between The Strings: The
  Secret Lives of Guitars

  ML399.S37 2004

  This is a collection of more
  than one-hundred selected
  short stories, each with a 
  guitar at its center. A veritable compendium of the world's greatest guitarists, from BB to ZZ (B.B. King to ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, that is), the stories are inspiring, uplifting, illuminating, humorous, stirring, and edifying.  Contains “Of Guitars and Righteous Men” by Janis Ian.

 
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  Turn! Turn! Turn!: The '60s  
  Folk-Rock Revolution

  ML3795.L52 1989

  Setting the scene with
  America's traditional folk of  
  the early '60s, this book  
  describes the sea of change that began in 1964 when the social consciousness of folk met the energy of rock ... Based on first-hand interviews with such visionaries as Roger McGuinn, Judy Collins, Donovan, John Sebastian, Arlo Guthrie, Janis Ian and dozens of others.

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Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian

PS648.S3 S73 2003


Thirty original stories-each inspired by a Janis Ian song-from some of the biggest names in science fiction and fantasy, including: Tad Williams, Harry Turtledove, Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman, John Varley, Mercedes Lackey, Judith Tarr, Janis Ian, and others..

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  Between the Lines

  MP1630.I3 B4

  This is Janis Ian's second  
  album from her re-emergence
  in the early to mid-'70s as one
  of the genre's most inspired and original singer/songwriters. While this title houses Ian's biggest international hit, the confessional "At Seventeen," the entire effort combines her honest and confessional lyrics with an equally engaging blend of pop/rock and definite jazz and blues.

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Aftertones

MP1630.I3 A4

On Aftertones, Janis Ian (guitar/piano/vocals) continued the artistic, and to a lesser extent, the commercial success she garnered on her previous effort Between The Lines (1975). Once again, she assembled some of the finest session musicians from the Big Apple to animate her intimately sensitive sonic portraits and caricatures.

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  Janis Ian Songbook

  MP1630.I3 J3 1997

  Janis Ian endures as one of
  the most important
  composer-performers of our
  time. She stands as a unique
  talent who has received Grammy Award Nominations in the '60s, the '70s, the '80s, and the '90s. Titles in this 26-song folio include: Society's Child * At Seventeen * Jesse * Honor Them All * All Roads to the River * Amsterdam * Fly Too High * From Me to You * Getting Over You * Ride Me Like a Wave * Searching for America * Silly Habits * Stars * Take No Prisoner * Tattoo * The Other Side of the Sun and more.




CDs on display:


Stars
CD 31532
Breaking Silence      
CD 5929
Folk is the New Black
CD 31525
Hunger
CD 12322
Society's Child
CD 5286-5287



DVDs on display:



Janis Ian '79:
Live in Japan and Australia
DVD-3940






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