The Making of a CD by Janis Ian

Want to learn how an album is created? Janis Ian shares her process of writing and recording her recent album “Billie’s Bones” on her web site. The Making of a CD.

Covering everything from budgets to outtakes of the Dolly Parton session rehearsals, from rough drafts to final mixes, this free, comprehensive, award-winning multi-media tool documents it all.

Read Janis’s notes in diary form, see actual drafts of lyrics, a timeline and photos. Listen to Janis talking about how it all came together, from writing the songs to choosing the musicians. And best of all, listen to various takes of the recordings. There’s even a glossary that spells out all those mysterious industry terms.

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One Response to “The Making of a CD by Janis Ian”

  1. Corinne (Cory) Says:

    Wow – I can’t wait to explore this site when i have a chance!

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