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“Her independence was the weight she carried for all her fans. She had to go on winning, go on proving that you could say 'Fuck you!' to teachers and parents and police and life.” – Critic Simon Frith on Janis’ importance Photo by Daniel Kramer

Janis Joplin with the Kozmic Blues Band took the stage at Woodstock at 2:00am on Sunday.  She was paid $7,500 ($49,608 in 2015 money).  She performed eight songs and returned to the stage for an encore performance with two more songs.  Her closing number was a cover of Big Mama Thorton's "Ball 'N Chain" #Musicof1969    #Woodstock

Janis Joplin -- Port Arthur girl makes her escape -- gets drunk -- dies young -- makes music that will live forever.

Rick Danko and Janis Joplin by lourdes

Rick Danko (The Band) & Janis Joplin, Picture is from the Festival Express.

Listens to Janis Joplin while waiting for her turkey to roast. Recalls her own success as a singer but never signed a contract because of a guy she was in love with.

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She sang right in my face just before she died.

A Night with Janis Joplin Broadway group sales from All Tickets offers discount tickets. See Mary Bridget Davies as Joplin at discount group rates.

American singer Janis Joplin performing with the Kozmic Blues Band ...

Janis At The Royal Albert Hall ● April 1969 by Photographed by Keith Morris

Janis Joplin, Beaded Cape, (Nude with jacket and beads), 1967 Bob Seideman

La Musica Che Sento - Piccola Storia della Musica Blues, Jazz, Country e…