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Janis Joplin
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Birth Name: Janis Lyn Joplin

Born: 19 January 1943 Died: 4 October 1970

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 6"


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What Did They Look Like? (152 items)
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Published 5 years, 10 months ago 96 comments
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Famous people + cats (186 items)
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Published 4 years, 11 months ago 36 comments
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Celebrity Portraits Made Out Of Cassette Tapes (29 items)
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Published 3 years, 10 months ago 20 comments
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Is 27 a Deadly Age? (22 items)
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Published 3 years, 6 months ago 17 comments
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Photos by Richard Avedon (41 items)
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Published 3 years, 6 months ago 8 comments

Janis Joplin Videos

Janis Joplin - To love somebody

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Janis Joplin - Piece Of My Heart

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Added 3 years ago




About: Janis Lyn Joplin was an American singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic-acid rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company.
Rock (9), American (8), Blues (6), Female (5), Born 1943 (4), Died 1970 (4), Died Aged 27 (4), Classic Rock (3), Deceased (3), Born January 19 (2), Singer (2), Died October 4 (2), Alcoholic (2), Hippie (2), Overdose (2), Usa (2), Rock Star (2), United States (1), Forever 27 (1), Bisexual (1)

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3. Monterey Pop (1968)
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7.5
28 Watched
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6.6
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5. Janis (1974)
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6.7
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1. Biography (1987)
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3. 60 Minutes (1968)
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7.1
50 Watched
4. Fantástico (1973)
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48 Watched
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Harry Benson / Black & White (32 person items)

" Tina Turner & Janis Joplin, Madison Square Garden, New York, 1968."


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Famous portraits of iconic people (115 person items)

" Date and photographer: Unknown "


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CLASSIC FEMALE ARTISTS (80 person items)
jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Happy Vader added this to a list 2 years, 11 months ago
500 Greatest Album Sleeves! (307 person items)

"In Concert "


Happy Vader added this to a list 2 years, 12 months ago
500 Greatest Songs of all time - Updated! (262 person items)

"191 Me & Bobby McGee* 346 Piece Of My Heart *You may have heard it from Watchmen"


Koji Ishimura added this to a list 3 years ago
Die of Overdose (9 person items)
CuriosityKitten added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Top 20 Female Artists (20 person items)

"If I could sing like her, I'd sing for free!! "


Dainadus added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
nusch added this to a list 3 years, 3 months ago
Photos by Baron Wolman (8 person items)
vicky added this to a list 3 years, 3 months ago
Bad☆Alice added this to a list 3 years, 3 months ago
Rest in peace, Legend. (68 person items)

" Janis Joplin was a singer/songwriter from Texas who sang for the band Big Brother and the Holding Company before going on the solo route. Her biggest hits were “Piece of My Heart” (with Big Brother and the Holding Company) and “Me and Bobby McGee” (a cover of a Kris Kristofferson song)."


pamela added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
My Favorite Vocalists (25 person items)

"Her hoarse voice and deep."


Rath added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
Great melancholy songs (25 person items)

"SUMMERTIME (1968) Janis Joplin - Summertime 1968 "


jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
They died too soon (106 person items)

"1943-1970 "


Little Miss Trouble. added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
Gone, but not forgotten. (30 person items)
jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
Music and Me (100 person items)
Rent92 added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Jailhouse Rock (22 person items)

" Janis Joplin was arrested in November 1969 in Florida and charged with disorderly conduct after yelling obscenities at police officers during a Tampa concert. Charges were later dropped after it was ruled that the singer's actions were an exercise of free speech."


nusch added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Photos by Richard Avedon (41 person items)
teenspirit. added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Live fast, die young ... (17 person items)

" Age: 27 "


Gaby added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Died At 27 (12 person items)

"American singer, songwriter, and music arranger died in October 4, 1970. Died in a Los Angeles motel room of a heroin overdose, possibly combined with the effects of alcohol. She had recently become engaged, and was involved in recording her band’s album Pearl. The song “Mercedes Benz” on the album was the last thing she recorded. "


Dan added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Is 27 a Deadly Age? (22 person items)

" American singer, songwriter, painter, dancer and music arranger. Date of Death: October 4, 1970. Cause of Death: Probable heroin overdose."


jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Died at 27's - R.I.P. (8 person items)
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Forever 27 Club: Musicians Who’ve Passed at Age 27 (8 person items)

" Probable Heroin Overdose"


johanlefourbe added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
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60's Girls (125 person items)
jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 3 years, 7 months ago
100 great songs of the 60's (94 person items)

"Kosmic Blues "


jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 3 years, 7 months ago
Best Female Singers (100 person items)
Rah added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
The Voice List (19 person items)

"No one can sing like her, that unique hoarsely was captivating and unforgettable."


Maary added this to a list 3 years, 9 months ago
Rest In Peace (83 person items)

"Janis Lyn Joplin Died 4 October 1970 (aged 27). Cause of death: heroin overdose"



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