Janis Joplin

The Kozmic Janis Joplin Arrived 72 Years Ago
Janis Joplin was born January 19,1943 in Port Arthur, Texas. She wasn’t accepted by the kids she grew up with in the oil refining town so she put her energy into music which would be her ticket out of Texas. Janis ended up in San Francisco just as the music scene was just starting to explode. …
Janis Joplin Gone But Not Forgotten
It was today October 4th, 1970 that one of the great vocalists of all time Janis Joplin died from a drug overdose.  Such a sad thing to see a talented soul done in by such an evil element heroin.  We can only imagine what great music she would have given us.
Details On A New Janis Joplin Movie
You probably have never heard of this actress, but she has been cast as Janis Joplin in an upcoming movie about the last six months of the late singer's life. Read more  after the jump.
Janis Fans – Today is Your Day
Miss Joplin's last few works make up the Pearl album, a fan fave since its release in 1971.  Today, over 40 years later, it gets an impressive overhaul that any Janis Joplin fan would love.  The original album updated, alternate takes, studio chatter and other surprises make up this 2…
Janis Fans – Live & Raw on Today’s Vinyl Vault
Down On Me by Janis Joplin has been a fan fave for years, even back when she was still around.  It was the first single on her first album with Big Brother, which barely missed the top 40 charts in 1967.  It was played at most Janis concerts so finding a good live version to include on her…
New Package Of Janis Joplin
"Pearl," Janis Joplin's final album, will finally get the expanded-reissue treatment on April 17th. "The Pearl Sessions" will include the original mono versions of the album's singles as well as newly discovered alternate versions and outtakes.
Janis Joplin – A Real Pearl on Today’s Vault
I always thought the 'Pearl' album by Janis was by far her best; not only because it's full of good solid tunes but the production was so much better than her earlier Big Brother stuff.  Enter Paul Rothchild, who produced all that wonderful Doors output, and was just as won…