American singer-songwriter Janis Ian talks to Lisa Torem about 'The Essential 2.0', her new double CD of remasters which spans her entire career.
Lisa Torem interviews Janis Ian about the highlights of her five-plus decade career as a singer-songwriter, author and narrator
In our second interview with her, influential singer-songwriter Janis Ian talks to Lisa Torem about her latest musical releases and her expanding interest in other aspects of writing
Award-winning American folk singer-songwriter Janis Ian had her first hit in 1967 as a 15 year old with 'Society's Child'in 1967. She talks to Lisa Torem about her forty years of making music, her new career as a writer and continued love of touring
Janis Ian (2010)
American folk singer-songwriter Janis Ian has just been the subject across two new reissues of three of her albums and a concert performance on 'The Old Grey Whistle Test' from the mid 1970's. Lisa Torem assesses her career at the time and both reissues
Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, 14/5.2002
Lisa Torem at the Old School Town of Folk Music watches singer-songwriter Janis Ian sing highlights from her new album The Light at the End of the Line’ but also drew from seasoned hits on her final tour.
Sacrificial Songs, Samba and Soldiers – To the Sister I Wish I Had (2009)
In our 'Soundtrack of Our Lives' column, in which our writers examine the personal impact of their lives, Lisa Torem looks at the career and history of singer-songwriter Janis Ian which have drawn several parallels with her own life
The Light at the End of the Line (2022)
Eclectic and powerful first album in fifteen years from Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Janis Ian which she says will be her last and proves a fitting conclusion to her unique musical career.
The Essential 2.0 (2017)
Fine double CD compilation whch is more than illustrative of singer-songwriter Janis Ian’s impressive 52-year career, as it draws from a variety of genres and explores multiple moods