Yes, free MP3 and free sheet music (as in "Free Beer"!) in the spirit of the landmark article, "The Internet Debacle." Go ahead, download, listen, play! 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. Farther down you'll find free sheet music in PDF format. 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 (or display the sheet music) 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.
From the forthcoming audiobook Stars: The Anthology
Song by Janis Ian & Michael Swanwick
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.
Send us an email offering a donation in return for something special. (See the Pearl Foundation pages for more info!)
If you do business on eBay you can now add The Pearl Foundation to your list of supported charities through eBay Giving Works and donate a portion of your transaction. It's an easy way to contribute!
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.)
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All tour dates updated on April 19, 2015
RiverSong Music Festival, Hutchinson, MN
RiverSong Music Festival
Phone: (320) 587-2599
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Janis and RiverSong have been trying to find a date that works for years now - so glad this is finally happening!