The most important characters in the excerpt from Society’s Child - My Autobiography are the teenage Janis Ian and her concert promoter. The narrator (adult Janis Ian) also mentions people from her record company and describes the attitudes of the audience.
Janis Ian was only 14 years old when she finished writing “Society’s Child (Baby, I’ve Been Thinking)” in 1965. It covered controversial material, which was an interracial romance. The singer of the song is white and has an African-American boyfriend.
Janis Ian was catapulted into the spotlight in 1966 at age fifteen, when her soul-wrenching song about an interracial relationship, “Society’s Child,” became a hit. The song climbed the charts despite the fact that many radio stations across the country refused to play it because of its controversial subject matter.Janis Ian, an American singer and songwriter, reflects back on the time surrounding the release of her song “Society’s child” in her autobiography “My autobiography”. She looks back on an event, that represents the different reactions to her song “Society’s child”.When they did, in fact, join another side it would seem very odd to society. For example, Janis Ian the singer of the song “Society’s Child” was a young girl when this historical event occurred. Ian was born in New York City but moved early in her life to New Jersey where she attended East Orange High School.
Society's Child - Janis Ian .Society’s Child - My Autobiography In the extract, we get to know about an incident at a concert in Encino, California, where Janis Ian, the singer and writer of the infamous song “Society’s Child”, receives hate and negativity for her humane view on the blacks.Read More
Ian’s song, “Society’s Child,” shows how hard Ian wants to fight everyone’s opinion but society still won’t allow it, how love can be stopped by the judgment of people especially family, and the depressed beat of the song signifies how Ian and other’s who’s gone through the same crisis feel about all this.Read More
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This is the eponymous debut long-player from Janis Ian, who had already written and recorded this disc of completely original material at the tender age of 15.Her brutal honesty and in-your-face ethos were at least three decades too early for the mid-'60s American mainstream pop consumer.Read More
About Society’s Child. Janis Ian was catapulted into the spotlight in 1966 at the age of fifteen, when her soul-wrenching song ?Society?s Child? became a hit. An intimate portrait of an interracial relationship, ?Society?s Child? climbed the charts despite the fact that many radio stations across the country refused to play it because of its controversial subject matter.Read More
Janis Ian's initiation into rock 'n' roll was early and dramatic. In 1966, at the age of 15, she recorded Society's Child, a song she'd written about an interracial romance. It raced up the charts and caused an immediate firestorm. Ian soon became pals with some of the era's greatest musical stars, including Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix.Read More
Janis Ian: Society's Child Grows Up. By Caroline Coon, Melody Maker, 12 Jun 1976. Part of Rock's Backpages, The ultimate library of rock music writing and journalism. Thousands of articles, interviews and reviews from the world's best music writers and critics, from the late 1950s to the present day. Read the best writing on rock music here.Read More
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