The "Better Times" Project

Janis Ian & Friends

Arkadiy Gips

Better Times Will Come by Janis Ian - Performed by Arkadiy Gips
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From Janis: Here is Arkadiy Gips taking a solo violin turn, one that made me weep. I asked him if it would be possible to treat the song as he would any classical solo, taking the essence of it wherever it led him as a creator. He did so with a vengeance. Originally from Ukraine, he emigrated to America several decades ago and resides in the Midwest. Special thanks to Eric Gnezda for the introduction!

(Janis Ian)

Better times, better times will come.
Better times, better times will come.
When this world learns to live as one,
oh, better times will come

When we greet each dawn without fear
knowing loved ones soon will be near
When the winds of war
cannot blow any more
Oh, better times will come


Though we live each day as our last
we know someday soon it will pass
We will dance, we will sing
in that never-ending spring
Oh, better times will come