"Jenny" as written by and Janis Ian....
Jenny was sitting in the lounge 
She was talking to herself  
Well maybe things like that turn you on 
Maybe you felt that for yourself 
Well I'm a believer ya ya ya Oh Oh Oh X8 
So, tell me the dreams that you might have 
Tell me the stories in your life 
There's a girl who wouldn't stop now  
And she'll never be your wife 
Well I'm a believer ya ya ya Oh Oh Oh X8 
Jenny's coming after you Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh 
Jenny's coming after you Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh 
You keep shining on, shining on 
But you'll never know where your place will be 
And I guess it's true that your not me Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh 
And I guess it true that we ignore our mother 
And we change our color, change our friends 
It's a soul searching motherfucker 
Hey we never meant, hey we never say, hey they will never say 
To say the way we feel, the pain has never ever gone out 
Never should have, Never should have 
It's below the soul 
And as though I know a million people could be loved 
I'll never see you again, I'll never see you again 
Come on, come on baby 
Oh my God she'll be coming after you in the summertime HEY! HEY! HEY! 
Oh my God she'll be coming after you in the summertime HEY! HEY! HEY! HEY! 
Jenny! Jenny! 
Jenny I'd bet you'd make your Mom so proud 
I need my cell! 

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"Jenny" as written by Janis Ian

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    General CommentQuoting the singer of the band:

    "Jenny (that’s her real name) is a girl that, in my opinion, messed up one of my best friend's lives -- just by being a bad influence. So I just wrote a song about it.

    I actually don't know either of them anymore. Up until the last year or so, I've never been able to write about a current event. So, when I wrote “Jenny” it was about something that had happened three years earlier. It was easy for me to reminisce and look back at it with a fresh view.

    In a way, writing about past events is kind of like hiding because find yourself unable to write about what’s currently going on in your life. I needed to start doing that, and come out of hiding."
    halzberryon April 20, 2004   Link
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    General Commentit reminds me of a situation I had with a girl called jenny- no offence to girls but why do you all have issues?
    kernkrafton April 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think this is a good song, but at about 3 mins, this song gets amazing! =D. All I will say.. The quote from the artist pretty much sums it up..
    Ben xxx
    Bloc-Headon July 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlol, my name is jenny, gr8 song, but it makes me laugh, lol
    w.a.s_rockon August 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThere's a girl *in Woodstock* now.
    AnalyticalGeniuson April 30, 2010   Link

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