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    • Janis Joplin - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 08: Kacey Musgaraves performs during the Janis Joplin Tribute at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
    • Janis Joplin - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 08: Nicki Bluhm performs during the Janis Joplin Tribute at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
    • Janis Joplin - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 08: Kacey Musgaraves performs during the Janis Joplin Tribute at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
    • Janis Joplin - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 08: Nicki Bluhm performs during the Janis Joplin Tribute at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
    • Janis Joplin - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 08: Kacey Musgaraves performs during the Janis Joplin Tribute at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
    • Janis Joplin - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 08: Kacey Musgaraves performs during the Janis Joplin Tribute at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
    • Janis Joplin - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 08: Kacey Musgaraves performs during the Janis Joplin Tribute at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson attends singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson attends singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Singer Janis Joplin's siblings Laura Joplin
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Record producer Clive Davis attends singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Singer Janis Joplin's siblings Laura Joplin
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson performs at singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson attends singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Singer Janis Joplin's siblings Laura Joplin
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson performs at singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson attends singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson performs at singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson attends singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    • Janis Joplin - HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor/recording artist Kris Kristofferson attends singer Janis Joplin being honored posthumously with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 4, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
    Born 19 January 1943, Port Arthur, Texas, USADied 04 October 1970, Los Angeles, California, USAJoplin was the eldest of three children, Michael and Laura, and attended Thomas Jefferson High School where she began painting and listening to the blues of Bessie Smith, Leadbelly, Big Mama Thornton and Odetta with the rebellious kids of the neighborhood. She graduated in 1960 and, in 1962, the ...more


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