The "Better Times" Project

Janis Ian & Friends

John Henry

Better Times Will Come by Janis Ian Performed by John Henry
  1. Better Times Will Come John Henry 2:09


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John explaines how he got involved in this project and some technical details.  

From Janis: John’s a multi-instrumentalist and writer from Kalamazoo, Michigan. When I played there years ago, I discovered it has one of the more fascinating manufacturing histories in the country – at one time, Kalamazoo produced windmills, mandolins, buggies, automobiles, cigars, stoves, paper, and paper products – not to mention Shakespeare fishing rods! 

John started out on violin when he was seven, but discovered the drums a year later. As he says, “That’s when all the trouble started.” He also writes about music, politics, social issues, and whatever else he can think of at his own website.

(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