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Free Downloads

Yes, free music (as in "Free Beer"!) in the spirit of the landmark article. "The Internet Debacle" Go ahead, download, listen! We promise not to sue you.*

Below you'll find links to download selected tracks, along with the discography links for the album they come from. Yes, we know these are not super hi-fidelity MP3s...the idea is that you'll like these so much that you can't help but go to our Shopping Mall and buy the album or make a donation to the Pearl Foundation.

If your computer wants to play these automatically when you click the download button, and you actually want to save them, try a "Right click > Save as" maneuver. That always works!

*Disclaimer from our legal department. We don't exactly promise not to sue you, but you have to do something really bad, unrelated to downloading our music from our web site, to get that sort of attention. Even then, we probably won't even bring up the whole "downloading" thing unless you really irritate us.

Joy is Like the Rain

From the audiobook, The Singer & The Song, by Miriam Therese Winter, narrated and sung by Janis Ian
Purchase the downloadable audio book at Audible.com
Purchase the CD audio book at Amazon.com

Rude Girl Records
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Architect of All Creation

From the audiobook, The Singer & The Song, by Miriam Therese Winter, narrated and sung by Janis Ian
Purchase the downloadable audio book at Audible.com
Purchase the CD audio book at Amazon.com

Rude Girl Records
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I Am The One

Read the lyrics
Download lyrics with chords
Download free lead sheet
Purchase the Loving You CD by Miriam Therese Winter

Rude Girl Records
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Deirdre's Lament

From the forthcoming audiobook Stars: The Anthology
Song by Janis Ian & Michael Swanwick

Rude Girl Records
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Welcome Home
(The Nebulas Song)

Unplugged
Deconstructed Lyrics

Rude Girl Records
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Welcome Home
(The Nebulas Song)

With Band
Deconstructed Lyrics

Rude Girl Records
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Free is good, but think of the karmic benefits of taking the money that the above downloads would have cost at some other on-line music site, and then donating that money to a good cause. My gosh, a few of these and you're on the path to nirvana!

The link below can be used to pay for the music downloaded, or to make any other contribution to The Pearl Foundation. Donations are accepted via Paypal.

Every penny raised by these links benefits the Pearl Foundation.

OR...

Send us an email offering a donation in return for something special. (See the Pearl Foundation pages for more info!)

Or if you don't have a computer, you can send a check to:

The Pearl Foundation
PO Box 150099
Nashville TN 37215

(Please include a note explaining how you found that address without a computer and what exactly you are doing with MP3 files. Thank you.)

Tour Dates

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All tour dates updated on September 28, 2014

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In The Store
Society's Child Paperback Book

Audiobook - Society's Child: My Autobiography now available!

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Remember: Live 1977 Australia & Japan CD

Remember: Live 1977 Australia & Japan CD

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Best Of Janis Ian - The Autobiography Collection CD

Best Of Janis Ian:
The Autobiography Collection
CD

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Society's Child Paperback Book

Society's Child: My Autobiography Paperback now available

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Live From Grand Center DVD

Live From Grand Center DVD
A PBS Special

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Society's Child Signed 1st Ed. Hardback Book

Society's Child: My Autobiography
Signed 1st ed. hardcover

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Folk Is The New Black CD

Folk Is The New Black CD

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