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This Week in History
September 28 2016 @ 7:34 am

"Piece of My Heart: entered the Billboard Hot 100 this week in 1968!

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Quote of the Day
September 26 2016 @ 8:49 am

"It scarcely needs to be stated, then, that Joplin had ambition in spades, though her conservative hometown of Port Arthur, Texas, was not the place to act on it." - Variety, September 2015

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Quote of the Day
September 23 2016 @ 7:36 am

"Along with fellow band beatnik-reading high school students, she pursued the non-traditional via arts and literature, especially music." - MTV

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Quote of the Day
September 21 2016 @ 7:47 am

"Along with James Gurley, whom he wouldn't actually meet until later, Albin was among the first on the San Francisco scene to see and hear Janis Joplin sing." - Goldmine, September 1998.

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Happy Birthday Mama Cass!
September 19 2016 @ 8:26 am

Celebrate Cass Elliot's birthday checking out this clip of her watching Janis' perform "Ball And Chain" at the Monterey International Pop Music Festival.

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#FlashbackFriday
September 16 2016 @ 7:57 am

A young Janis.

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Quote of the Day
September 14 2016 @ 9:17 am

"What I'm doing is a product of my own head, not of my own culture." - Janis Joplin

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Quote of the Day
September 14 2016 @ 9:17 am

"What I'm doing is a product of my own head, not of my own culture." - Janis Joplin

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Quote of the Day
September 12 2016 @ 8:28 am

"Entertainingly, Joplin rarely seemed to dress down." - Uncut, 2015

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Festival Express
September 9 2016 @ 10:57 am

"It was the Lollapalooza of its day - a week-long, three-date circus of a rock and roll tour featuring The Band, Buddy Guy, Janis Joplin, Delaney & Bonnie, the Grateful Dead and native Canuck one-hit-wonders Mashmakhan." - Barney Hoskyns on "Festival Express," September 2004

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Now on Netflix
September 7 2016 @ 12:14 pm

"'Little Girl Blue' is a testament to the primal feminine power that she brought into the world through rock 'n roll." - BBC News, September 2015. Available now on Netflix: http://found.ee/LittleGirlNetflix

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Quote of the Day
September 5 2016 @ 12:08 pm

"She was a very fierce, beautiful bright light that burned out way, way too quickly." - Rosanne Cash

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#FlashbackFriday
September 2 2016 @ 11:14 am

Jimi Hendrix filming Janis and Sam Andrews backstage at the Winterland Ballroom in 1968.

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Quote of the Day
August 31 2016 @ 8:11 am

"With the same abandon that she sang, she drove her Porsche through the hills of San Francisco, a fast looking car, decorated with psychedelic butterflies." - The New York Times, 1970

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Quote of the Day
August 29 2016 @ 7:51 am

"Janis Joplin brought her powerful, bluesy voice from Texas to San Francisco's psychedelic scene, where she went from drifter to superstar." - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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#FlashbackFriday
August 26 2016 @ 12:35 pm

Janis hanging out with Big Brother and the Holding Company drummer, Dave Getz.

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Quote of the Day
August 23 2016 @ 8:56 pm

"They were grateful to Janis for taking them away from where they were and putting their heads somewhere else, and they showed it." - Rolling Stone, August 1970

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Quote of the Day
August 22 2016 @ 8:00 am

"Janis was utterly democratic. She would engage in conversation with absolutely anyone." - David Dalton

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#FlashbackFriday
August 19 2016 @ 6:56 am

Janis with her manager, Albert Grossman.

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This Week in History
August 17 2016 @ 7:51 am

"Indeed, in the voice of a talent like Joplin in concert, music is different. It's redemption, salvation, deliverance, release, and emancipation all at once." - PopMatters on "Janis Joplin: The Woodstock Experience."

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