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Quote of the Day
May 30 2016 @ 4:32 pm

"They all agreed, the people who went to see her on stage, that Janis had something special." - Creem, May 1971

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Quote of the Day
May 27 2016 @ 8:43 pm

"Joplin soars on 'Pearl,' whether spinning gospel with soul or flexing a bluesy muscle on sturdy rockers or giving her big voice a workout on everything from country to R&B." - Ultimate Classic Rock

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Grace Slick
May 25 2016 @ 8:44 am

"The shocking sound of our voices. We weren't glam. We were crazed and enraged, which connected. My voice was icy cool and piercing, and Janis's was shrill and fire hot. We were different but the same." - Grace Slick on what made her and Janis stand out.

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Quote of the Day
May 23 2016 @ 3:05 pm

"The truth that she found was in her music. She gave up everything for it because she found nothing else like it. She found a new reality for herself while she was singing, and when she was tuned in to that power, she gave pure love to her audience." - Laura Joplin

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Quote of the Day
May 20 2016 @ 12:44 pm

"Joplin rides the rollercoaster of heartache and makes sure you're in the passenger seat. You know there is very real sincerity behind her words." - Clash

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Quote of the Day
May 18 2016 @ 1:07 pm

"It is absolutely certain that she was not about to change for anyone." - Texas Monthly, 1992

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Quote of the Day
May 16 2016 @ 3:11 pm

"Her wailing rendition of 'Ball and Chain' signaled the arrival of a feisty blues shouter who made up in attitude what she may have lacked in technique." - BBC Music, 2008 Listen here: http://found.ee/BallChainSpotify

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Quote of the Day
May 13 2016 @ 3:58 pm

"She was a groundbreaking vocalist who influenced music, as we know it, in immeasurable ways." - HelloGiggles, 2015

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Quote of the Day
May 11 2016 @ 11:34 am

"She has a wide range that she knows how to use; it just happens that most of her numbers are heavy rock numbers that demand a strident treatment." - International Times, May 1969.

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Photo of the Day
May 9 2016 @ 3:16 pm

Janis with her mother, Dorothy, and her sister, Laura. #HappyMothersDay

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Apple Music
May 6 2016 @ 11:02 am

Janis Joplin's entire catalog is now available at a special price on Apple Music. This limited-time price includes Janis' legendary solo albums and the soundtrack to the acclaimed film "Janis: Little Girl Blue"

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"Janis: Little Girl Blue" Out Now!
May 4 2016 @ 9:52 am

Featuring 45 minutes of extras, the director's edition of "Janis: Little Girl Blue" is now available on both DVD and blu-ray.

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"Janis: Little Girl Blue" airing tomorrow
May 2 2016 @ 9:19 am

"Janis: Little Girl Blue," showing on PBS American Masters tomorrow at 8/7C.

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Quote of the Day
April 29 2016 @ 7:45 am

"Joplin's tenure with Big Brother may have been brief, lasting only from 1966 to 1968, but it yielded a pair of albums that included the milestone Cheap Thrills." - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Quote of the Day
April 27 2016 @ 8:18 am

"She was liberating us through her own musical excess." - The Guardian, April 1969

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Video of the Day
April 26 2016 @ 1:48 pm

Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue... Janis Joplin's former boyfriend: "She set me free"

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Quote of the Day
April 25 2016 @ 8:54 am

"Janis Joplin was arguably the female voice of the sixties Rock revolution." - Rock Cellar Magazine

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Quote of the Day
April 22 2016 @ 9:00 am

"As probably the most prominent female performer of the hippie era, she's also a figure of abiding relevance for the various waves of feminism that have come ashore since her untimely death, a few of them arguably stirred up by the deep-water maelstrom of her voice." - Texas Observer, April 1969

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See Cat Power React to Emotional Janis Joplin Letters in Doc Clip
April 21 2016 @ 8:50 am

Cat Power talks reading Janis Joplin's letters in this exclusive clip from the PBS cut of the documentary 'Janis: Little Girl Blue.'

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Quote of the Day
April 20 2016 @ 8:52 am

"Singing soul and rhythm and blues covers, as well as her own song Work Me, Lord, Joplin dispelled English reserve, rousing the crowd to their feet for the entirety of her hour long set, and leaving." - RoyalAlbertHall.com on her April 21st performance in 1969.

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