Janis Lyn Joplin (ˈdʒɑːplɪn; January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) 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, and later as a solo artist with her own...Wikipedia
Age: 27 (age at death)
Born: 19th January, 1943, Port Arthur, Texas
Died: 4th October, 1970, Los Angeles, California
Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
Claim to Fame: Woodstock (1969)
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If I hold back, I`m no good. I`m no good. I`d rather be good sometimes, than holding back all the time.
My father wouldn`t get us a TV, he wouldn`t allow a TV in the house.
Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen penned "Chelsea Hotel #2" about her.
Was high school classmates, in Port Arthur, with former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson, who gave her her nickname of "Beat Weeds".
Sam Andrew, who helped catapult Janis Joplin to mega stardom in the sixties, died on Thursday.
The musician was 73-years-old, according to TMZ.
The creator of such hits as Piece Of My Heart and Summertime had suffered a heart attack several weeks ago. When he passed, he was in his wife Elise Piliwale's arms.
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Jimi Hendrix Stamp Issued
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Life starts now.
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