Janis Joplin

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United States singer who died of a drug overdose at the height of her popularity (1943-1970)


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The New York Times raved thatA Night With Janis Joplin "rocks the house" and Variety called it "electrifying.
The Janis Joplin Forever Stamp is the fifth in the Postal Service s Music Icons series.
When I see her on stage, I think of Stevie Ray Vaughan meets Janis Joplin, plus.
With the help of some of Joplin's closest friends and family, Beth looks for the real Janis Joplin - from her origins in the small Texan oil town of Port Arthur, to her breakthrough performance at the first Monterey Pop Festival and untimely death in 1970.
The 63-year-old singer, who shot to fame with Unchained Melody and You've Lost That Loving Feeling, joins a long list of rock and pop stars like Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and our own Phil Lynott whose lives were cut short by the evil scourge of drugs.
He's been there, too, in I'm Going to My Room To Be Cool Now and I Don't Want To Be Disturbed, his full-length work to pop records by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and other stars of his youth.
I am an amalgam of Simone de Beauvoir and Ozzy Osbourne, loopy and seething, a top-secret hybrid of Janis Joplin and F.
SAN FRANCISCO: Three decades after singer Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose, a house in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district where she lived is being turned into a drug rehabilitation centre - and hi-fi's are banned.
The two biographies of Janis Joplin under review here were both written by women who "knew" Janis: Buried Alive by her former publicist, Myra Friedman, and Love, Janis by her younger sister Laura.
On the Road with Janis Joplin is narrated by the author and provides an insider's view from a road manager and filmmaker who helped run the Janis Joplin Show, and recorded it.
Today we salute an American original, Janis Joplin," said Megan Brennan, chief operating officer and executive vice president.
Classically-trained, Devon-raised Jo had played music since she was a small child and draws on influences such as Joni Mitchell, Grace Slick, Janis Joplin and Carole King.
With celebrities including Jodie Kidd and Christine Bleakley in the front row, he delighted the crowds with barefoot models striding down a grass runway to the sounds of Janis Joplin, Patti Smith and Bobby McGee.
Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain all died at the same age.