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Janis Joplin


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Port Arthur, Texas, United States

Janis Joplin (born 19 January 1943 in Port Arthur, Texas, United States, died 4 October 1970 in Los Angeles, California) was an American singer, songwriter, composer and painter. Originally the lead singer for the band Big Brother & The Holding Company, Joplin left the band in late 1968 for a solo career. She released two solo albums, I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again Mama! (1969) and Pearl (1971), the latter released after her death. During her solo career, she was backed by the Kozmic Blues Band and later, the Full Tilt Boogie Band. Her version of the Kris Kristofferson song “Me and Bobby McGee” reached #1 in the United States on March 20, 1971.


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  • lonesomesmiles

    O solo da summertime...

    5 Apr 8:35pm Reply
  • meninoestranho

    Contando os segundos para ver o filme dela.

    23 Mar 3:56am Reply
  • lucky-mel

    I wish I could make a time travel to see this wonderful woman! :)

    22 Mar 5:27pm Reply
  • Fenrickpy

    My love

    21 Mar 12:15pm Reply
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  • ChristFollower3

    The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity. –Psalm 94:11

    22 Feb 10:23pm Reply
  • BJBooth

    Thanks for making Cheap Thrills one my my top 5 favorite live albums, Sam. Say hello to Janis & John. R.I.P

    14 Feb 1:22pm Reply
  • sedatedchaos

    queen queen queen queen queen. what an absolute queen.

    12 Feb 6:20am Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    When music was good.

    9 Feb 8:17pm Reply
  • Psychedelic_LS5

    My woman♥

    22 Jan 3:47am Reply
  • whitebicycle

    uhohspagettio, you're trolling right? if not: "I knew Janis Joplin. Janis Joplin was a friend of mine. Stevie Nicks is not Janis Joplin."

    20 Jan 4:33am Reply
  • uhohspagettio

    Janis, you're probably somewhere in the sky twirling around in your boas and scarves, and I think I speak for the world with this; Happy Birthday Pearl

    19 Jan 4:27pm Reply
  • misterguima

    A rainha do blues. Um mito *-*

    20 Dec 2014 Reply
  • atelho

    alguem interessado em fazer uma banda virtual? (juntar gravações) nada muito grande, só fazer versões legais de alguns classicos do rock ou criar alguma coisa. só adicionar sem nenhum compromisso

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
  • rakoczy12

    Dear Janis :)

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
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  • harttl

    I saw this great performer at Wood Stock, so many years ago and I cannot forget her performance along with so many great performers. I just got back from Viet NAM and I heard about this concert. I had to go. Can you imagine what they thought of me with my short hair cut. They really accepted me for me. God did I grow up in just weekend.

    10 Oct 2014 Reply
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