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Today In History
April 27 2015 @ 7:53 am

Brown University’s Spring Weekend April 25th-27th, 1969. Students were treated to performances from Janis and Smokey Robinson among others. The Brown Daily Herald says that Janis was "Hunching, jumping, lunging at the microphone, stamping, clawing the air, the Blue-Eyed Soul Sister electrified an audience she huskily called 'groovy.'"

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Quote of the Day
April 24 2015 @ 7:28 am

"It isn't necessarily about misery, it isn't about happiness. It's just about letting yourself feel all those things you already have inside of you but are trying to push aside because they don't make for polite conversation or something." - Janis Joplin

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Quote of the Day
April 22 2015 @ 7:09 am

"...smart and funny, I think most of all, are the parts that I'd like people to know were an important part of her personality." - John Byrne Cook speaking about Janis with NPR, 2014.

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