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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I really wasn't gung-ho about doing it, mostly because I didn't wanna be doing a Janis Joplin thing.
Adams confirmed at the week's Variety Power Women's Luncheon that she would play late rocker Janis Joplin.
Janis Joplin rose to enormous fame in the late '60s, with hits including Piece Of My Heart and Mercedes Benz, before dying from a heroin overdose aged 27.
Writing in her online diary on www.cerysmatthews.info, she said her new music is as similar to Country and Western as Janis Joplin is to girlband chart-toppers Atomic Kitten.
In 1966, Carson opened for Janis Joplin, in a rock band he had formed with comedian and actor Martin Mull; in 1979, he founded "LaRocka," a New Wave modeling agency; in 1993, he became a regular contributing photographer to the trendoid "Styles of the Times" section of the New York Times.
Richardson sings just like Janis Joplin but, when she tried to rouse the crowd with her awful attempt at a Scottish accent, she sounded more like Liam Gallagher after one too many beers.
Best known as Janis Joplin's band, Big Brother & The Holding Company were in fact active before Joplin joined them and after she left.
PREGNANT pop princess Britney Spears has vowed to keep on singing - but not in a new movie about tragic pop legend Janis Joplin.
Chet Helms, the so-called father of the 1967 Summer of Love and a music promoter who launched singer Janis Joplin's career, died of complications from a stroke June 25 at San Francisco.
Duran Duran, Tom Waits, Vanessa Williams (Christmas album), Cake, Janis Joplin (deluxe Pearl reissue), Willie Nelson, the Ditty Bops, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (double album), the Donnas, Clay Aiken (Christmas album).
She certainly measures up vocally and performed everything from Joni Mitchell-style quietude to full-blooded Janis Joplin hollering.
(Oh Lord Won't You Buy Me A) Mercedes Benz - Janis Joplin.
Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, The Who, and Credence Clearwater Revival were just a few of the bands and soloist artists who made Woodstock an unforgettable musical experience.
SUPERMODEL Kate Moss reveals that her "couldn't give a damn style" comes from her unlikely fashion heroine, the late rock star Janis Joplin.
American blues star JANIS JOPLIN, 27, was found dead of a drug and drink overdose in a hotel room in 1970.