Best of Janis Ian: The Autobiography Collection

Best of Janis Ian: The Autobiography Collection

by Janis Ian
     
 

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Released in tandem with Janis Ian's autobiography, Society's Child, this best-of compilation collects all the songs mentioned in the book, as well as several rarities. Ian's first demo, a distorted lo-fi version of "Hair of Spun Gold," makes a welcome appearance, while "Ginny the Flying Girl" arrives via a 1981 Sesame Street album

Overview

Released in tandem with Janis Ian's autobiography, Society's Child, this best-of compilation collects all the songs mentioned in the book, as well as several rarities. Ian's first demo, a distorted lo-fi version of "Hair of Spun Gold," makes a welcome appearance, while "Ginny the Flying Girl" arrives via a 1981 Sesame Street album. Also notable are the handful of re-recorded songs on this two-disc collection, as well as several live tracks. Perhaps this isn't the definitive Janis Ian anthology for casual fans -- it's too specialized for that -- but Ian enthusiasts should make it a staple of their collections.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/22/2008
Label:
Cooking Vinyl
UPC:
0711297487121
catalogNumber:
4871

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Janis Ian   Primary Artist
Dolly Parton   Vocals

Technical Credits

Woody Guthrie   Composer
Janis Ian   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Author
Brooks Arthur   Producer,Engineer
Giorgio Moroder   Composer,Producer
Larry Alexander   Engineer
Jeff Balding   Producer,Engineer
Charlie Dreyer   Engineer
Chad Hailey   Engineer
John Jennings   Producer
Jess Leary   Composer
David Levine   Producer
George "Shadow" Morton   Producer
Russ Payne   Engineer
Lucy Simon   Producer
Dave Sinko   Engineer
Herb Gart   Executive Producer
Robert Haynes   House Mix
Kye Fleming   Composer
Marc Moreau   Producer,Engineer
Rob Clark   Engineer
Traditional   Composer
John Leonardini   Producer,Art Direction

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