The "Better Times" Project

Janis Ian & Friends

Bill Dolton

Better Times Will Come by Janis Ian Performed by Bill Dolton
  1. Better Times Will Come Bill Dolton 2:26


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From Janis: Bill Dolton describes himself as “a septuagenarian with a life-long passion for singing and making music — especially folk music.” He considers himself an amateur, and loves song circles, campfires, learning and sharing songs with other music lovers. He and his wife are also part of Fortissimo, an informal group of avid listeners and players that grew out of some like-minded campers at the Philadelphia Folk Festival in 1983! In the 90’s, they helped many “folkies” set up websites, hosted house concerts, and organized a benefit show for 9/11 first responders. Both former board members of the Philadelphia Folksong Society, Bill and his family are near and dear to me because of all the connections we share, from Philly to music and beyond. (And as you can see from the photo, he also doesn’t take life too seriously!)

(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