The "Better Times" Project

Janis Ian & Friends

Janis Ian Better Times Will Come Music Image by Sue Coccia


More than one hundred artists in different fields have contributed unique versions of the song ‘Better Times Will Come.’ Click on any cover to listen to and/or download a particular version. In most cases you’ll also find more information about the artist, personal notes from Janis, and links to videos, websites, and other places where you can explore more of their work.

If you’d like to listen to multiple versions back to back, we’ve even built an online jukebox where you can play one right after the other.

You can also download all the different musical versions, in the order they went up!

Note that the most recent entries are shown at top, oldest at the bottom.


Check out our current featured audio artists!

Click on any cover to go to that artist’s page. Or, use the search bar in the footer to find someone.