Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 - October 4, 1970) was an American rock, soul, and blues singer-songwriter, and one of the most successful and widely known female rock stars of her era. After releasing three albums, she died of a heroin overdose at the age of 27.A fourth album, Pearl, was released in January 1971, just over three months after her death.
Janis Joplin, Soundtrack: Watchmen. Janis Lyn Joplin was born at St. Mary's Hospital in the oil-refining town of Port Arthur, Texas, near the border with Louisiana. Her father was a cannery worker and her mother was a registrar for a business college. As an overweight teenager, she was a folk-music devotee (especially Odetta, Leadbelly and Bessie Smith).
Janis Joplin (born 19 January 1943 in Port Arthur, Texas, United States, died 4 October 1970 in Los Angeles, California) was an American singer, songwriter, composer and painter. Originally the lead singer for the blues rock band Big Brother & The Holding Company, Joplin left the band in late 1968 for a solo career.
Born 19 January 1943, Port Arthur, Texas, USA Died 04 October 1970, Los Angeles, California, USA Joplin was the eldest of her siblings Michael and Laura, and attended Thomas Jefferson High School, where she began painting and listening to blues artists Bessie Smith, Leadbelly, Big Mama Thornton and Odetta with the other rebellious kids in her neighborhood.
Janis Lyn Joplin was born at St. Mary's Hospital in the oil-refining town of Port Arthur, Texas, near the border with Louisiana. Her father was a cannery worker and her mother was a registrar for a business college.
Janis: Little Girl Blue, the new Janis Joplin documentary helmed by Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg, has started its limited theatrical run, which will be followed by airings on PBS' American Masters series.
On 4th Oct 1970, singer Janis Joplin was found dead at the Landmark Hotel in Hollywood after an accidental heroin overdose. Just like there's only one Joni Mitchell, and only one Aretha Franklin, there was only ever one Janis Joplin. No one else could come close. Janis was unique - she was the ...
Janis Joplin Autopsy. Official autopsy report by coroner Thomas T. Noguchi, will, last testament, certificate of death, and news article on Janis Joplin's death and last day October 4, 1970. www.janisjoplin.net
The greatest white female rock singer of the 1960s, Janis Joplin was also a great blues singer, making her material her own with her wailing, raspy, supercharged emotional delivery. First rising to stardom as the frontwoman for San Francisco psychedelic band Big Brother & the Holding Company, she left the group in the late '60s for a brief and uneven (though commercially successful) career as ...
Janis Joplin discography and songs: Music profile for Janis Joplin, born 19 January 1943. Genres: Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Rock. Albums include Pearl, I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama!, and Janis Joplin's Greatest Hits.
Janis Joplin: Janis Joplin, American singer who was the premier white female blues vocalist of the 1960s. She dazzled listeners with her raw blues-soaked voice and her fierce and uninhibited musical style. Her best-known songs included 'Piece of My Heart' and 'Me and Bobby McGee.' Learn more about her life and music.
Pearl is the second and final solo studio album by Janis Joplin, released posthumously on Columbia Records, catalogue KC 30322, in January 1971.It was also released simultaneously in a 4 channel Quadraphonic format in the U.S., catalogue number CQ 30322, and in Japan as SOPN 90 and a foil type cover with obi as SOPN 44005.