25.01.2012 01.Schwat. 5772 Rosch Chodesch
At concert in Tel Aviv, Janis Ian proves she can still move an audience.
"I see that some people brought vinyl records with them," Janis Ian said in the middle of the concert. The singer's old records, or to be more precise, a few copies of "Between the Lines," her most famous album were indeed spotted at the club, gripped by Ian's fans waiting for her to sign them after the concert ended.
There were times back in the 1970s when this terrific album spun on many record players in Israel and touched many women and possibly some men, who shared with Ian the pain of being lonely when they were in their teens and early 20s. This album is a beloved memento from that time, a slice of life, and one can understand why the singer's fans felt a need to bring it, in all its obsolete vinyl glory, to the meeting with her….