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Janis Ian

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I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired.

— Janis Ian

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Once you're halfway home, you know that you can probably get the rest of the way there.

— Janis Ian

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A radio show recently did a beautiful eulogy of me.

— Janis Ian

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Artists are taught to be humble about their impact, especially in folk music. It's so ingrained that I have a hard time even thinking I had any impact other than what a normal hit song would have.

— Janis Ian

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At the end of the day, if you don't have a record contract, a studio or a guitar, you can still write songs. You're still an artist. That's something no one can take away.

— Janis Ian

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Going off the road just leaves me more time to be a writer.

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I bought all my friends guitars and I had a good time with my money. But then one day the IRS came knocking.

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I feel I was born with the music coming to me, and that's not something to be wasted.

— Janis Ian

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I gave guitar lessons. I tried to join bands. My mom always said it was obvious that nothing was going to stop me.

— Janis Ian

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At the end of the day, all you can hope for is to go on. The older I get, the more I realize that just keeping on keeping on is what life's all about.

— Janis Ian

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During the 1982–1992 period Janis Ian continued to write songs often in collaboration with songwriting partner Kye Fleming which were covered by the likes of Amy Grant Bette Midler and Marti Jones. She has a selection of her columns available on her website. She also came out as a lesbian with that release.

She has won two Grammy Awards the first in 1975 for her song "At Seventeen" and the second in 2013 for Best Spoken Word Album for her autobiography Society's Child (nearly 40 years later). Janis Ian (born Janis Eddy Fink April 7 1951) is an American songwriter singer musician columnist and science fiction author. Ian first entered the folk music scene while still a teenager in the mid-sixties; most active musically in that decade and the 1970s Janis Ian has continued recording into the 21st century.

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