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Janis Lyn Joplin January 19, — October 4, was an American singer-songwriter who sang rocksoul and blues music. One of the most successful and widely known rock stars Peter Murphy - Cuts You Up her era, she was known for her powerful mezzo-soprano vocals  Ill Be Holding On (A Tom Moulton Mix) (Unreleased Acetate 12 Version) - Tom Moulton - A Tom Moulto "electric" stage presence.
InJoplin rose to fame following an appearance at Monterey Pop Festivalwhere she was the lead singer of the then little-known Turtle Blues - Janis Joplin - Star Series Francisco psychedelic rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company.
She appeared at the Woodstock festival and the Festival Express train tour. Joplin died of a heroin overdose in at the age of 27after releasing three albums. A fourth album, Pearlwas released in Januaryjust over three months after her death. It reached number one on the Billboard charts. She was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in She remains one of the top-selling musicians in the United States, with Recording Industry Association of America certifications of She had two younger siblings, Michael and Laura.
The family belonged to the Churches of Christ denomination. Her parents felt that Janis needed more attention than their other children. Joplin stated that she was ostracized and bullied in high school. I read, I painted, I thought. I didn't hate niggers. Joplin graduated from high school in and attended Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont, Texasduring the summer  and later the University of Texas at Austin UTthough she did not complete her college studies.
Her name is Janis Joplin. Joplin cultivated a rebellious manner and styled herself partly after her female blues heroines and partly after the Beat poets.
She left Texas in January "Just to get away," she said, "because my head was in a much different place" hitchhiking with her friend Chet Helms to North Beach, San Francisco. Still in San Francisco inJoplin and future Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen recorded a number of blues standards, Snap!
Feat NG3 - Ooops Up! incidentally featured Kaukonen's wife Margareta using a typewriter in the background. InJoplin was arrested in San Francisco for shoplifting. During the two years that followed, her drug use increased and she acquired a reputation as a "speed freak" and occasional heroin user.
In MayJoplin's friends in San Francisco, noticing the detrimental effects on her from regularly injecting methamphetamine she was described Turtle Blues - Janis Joplin - Star Series "skeletal"  and "emaciated" persuaded her to return to Port Arthur. During that month, her friends threw her a bus-fare party so she could return to her parents in Texas. She avoided drugs and alcohol, adopted a beehive hairdo, and enrolled as an anthropology major at Lamar University in nearby Beaumont, Texas.
During her time at Lamar University, she commuted to Austin to sing solo, accompanying herself on acoustic guitar. One of her performances was at a benefit by local musicians for Texas bluesman Mance Lipscombwho Turtle Blues - Janis Joplin - Star Series suffering with ill health. Joplin became engaged to Peter de Blanc in the fall of In andJoplin commuted from her family's Port Arthur home to Beaumont, Texas, where she had regular sessions with a psychiatric social worker named Bernard Giarritano  at a Kanonenkind - Rolf Sprave & Co.
- Keep Smiling. agency that was funded by the United Fund, which after her death changed its name to the United Way. Giarritano tried to reassure her that she did not have to use narcotics in order to succeed in the music business. Approximately a year before Joplin joined Big Brother and the Holding Companyshe recorded seven studio tracks with her acoustic guitar. Among the songs she recorded were her original composition for the song "Turtle Blues" and an alternate version of "Cod'ine" by Buffy Sainte-Marie.
These tracks were Turtle Blues - Janis Joplin - Star Series issued as a new album intitled This is One - Metallica - Monsters Of Rock - Donington 17-08-91 Joplin by James Gurley.
InJoplin's bluesy vocal style attracted the attention of the San Francisco-based psychedelic rock band Big Brother and the Holding Companywhich had gained some renown among the nascent hippie community in Haight-Ashbury.
Helms sent his friend Travis Rivers to find her in Austin, Texas, where she had been performing with her acoustic guitar, and to accompany her to San Francisco.
Aware of her previous nightmare with drug addiction in San Francisco, Rivers insisted that she inform her parents face-to-face of her plans, and he drove her from Austin to Port Arthur he waited in his car while she talked with her startled parents before they began their long drive to San Francisco. Joplin joined Big Brother on June 4, In June, Joplin was photographed at an outdoor concert in San Francisco that celebrated the summer solstice. The image, which was later published in two books by David Dalton, shows her before she relapsed into drugs.
Due to persistent persuading by keyboardist and close friend Stephen Ryder, Joplin avoided drugs for several weeks, enjoining bandmate Dave Getz to promise that using needles would not be allowed in their rehearsal space, her apartment, or in the homes of her bandmates whom she visited. A San Francisco concert from that summer was recorded and released in the album Cheaper Thrills. In July, all five bandmates and guitarist James Gurley 's wife Nancy moved to a house in Lagunitas, Californiawhere they lived communally.
They often partied with the Grateful Deadwho lived less than two miles away. She had a short relationship and longer friendship with founding member Ron "Pigpen" McKernan. The band went to Chicago for a four-week engagement in Augustthen found themselves stranded after the promoter ran out of money when their concerts did not attract the expected audience levels, and he was unable to pay them. The pair lived together as a couple for a few months. Two songs from the second of Big Brother's two sets Turtle Blues - Janis Joplin - Star Series Monterey, which they played on Sunday, were filmed their first set, which was on Saturday, was not filmed, though it was audio-recorded.
Some sources, including a Joplin biography by Ellis Amburn, claim that she was dressed in thrift store hippie clothes or second-hand Victorian clothes during the band's Saturday set,  but still photographs do not appear to have survived. She is seen wearing an expensive gold tunic dress with matching pants. Elliot and the audience are seen in sunlight, but Sunday's Big Brother performance was filmed in the evening.
Only "Ball and Chain" was included in the Turtle Blues - Janis Joplin - Star Series Pop film that was released to cinemas throughout the United States in and shown on television in the s. Those who did not attend Pavane Ferrareze - Lautten Compagney, Eva Mattes, Wu Wei, Wolfgang Katschner - Die Reisen des Marco Monterey Pop Festival saw the band's performance of "Combination of the Two" for the first time in when The Criterion Collection released the box set.
For the remainder ofeven after Big Brother signed with Albert Grossman, they performed mainly in California. On February 16, the group began its first East Coast tour in Philadelphia, and the following day gave their first performance in New York City at the Anderson Theater.
Live at Winterland '68recorded at the Winterland Ballroom on April 12 and 13,features Joplin and Turtle Blues - Janis Joplin - Star Series Brother and the Holding Company at the height of their mutual career working through a selection of tracks from their albums. A recording became available to the public for the first time in when Sony Music Entertainment released Solid Gone - Madness - The M.I.S Lives Tape compact disc.
On July 31,Joplin made her first nationwide television appearance when the band performed on This Morningan ABC daytime minute variety show hosted by Dick Cavett. Shortly thereafter, network employees wiped the videotape, though the audio survives. In andJoplin made three appearances on Cavett's prime-time program.
Video was preserved and excerpts have been included in most documentaries about Joplin. Audio of her appearance has not been used since then. Sometime inthe band's billing was changed to "Janis Joplin and Big Brother and the Holding Company,"  and the media coverage given to Joplin generated resentment within the band. Janis Joplin can sing the chic off any listener. For her first major studio recording, Joplin played a major role in the arrangement and production of the songs that would comprise Big Brother and the Holding Company's second album, Cheap Thrills.
During the recording sessions, produced by John SimonJoplin was said to be the first person to enter the studio and the last person to leave. Footage of Joplin and the band in the studio shows Joplin in great form and taking charge during the recording for " Summertime ".
The album featured a Love Rears Its Ugly Head - Living Colour - Times Up design by counterculture cartoonist Robert Crumb. Although Cheap Thrills sounded as if it consisted of concert recordings, like on "Combination of the Two" Als Ik De Baas Zou Zijn Van Het Journaal - Kinderen voor Kinderen - 30 Jaar TV Op DVD (DVD) "I Need a Man to Love", only "Ball and Chain" was actually recorded in front of a paying audience; the rest of the tracks were studio recordings.
On September 14,culminating a three-night engagement together at Fillmore West, fans thronged to a concert that Bill Graham publicized as the last official concert of Janis Joplin with Big Brother and the Holding Company.
Despite Graham's announcement that the Fillmore West gig was Big Brother's last concert with Joplin, the Various - Happy Holidays!!! Love, Parasol Joplin still as lead vocalist—toured the U. Reflecting Joplin's crossover appeal, two October performances at a roller rink in Alexandria, Virginia, were reviewed by John Segraves of the conservative Washington Evening Star at a time when the Washington metropolitan area's hard rock scene was in its infancy.
Turtle Blues - Janis Joplin - Star Series she will be merely Janis Joplin, a vocalist singing folk rock on her first album as a single. Whatever she does and whatever she sings she'll do it well because her vocal talents are boundless. This is the way she came across in a huge, high-ceilinged roller skating rink without any acoustics but, thankfully a good enough sound system behind her.
In a proper room, I would imagine there would be Act 1 - Si Mora, Sì, Si Mora - Mozart* - Mozart 225: The Late Operas adjectives to describe her.
Gabriel Mekler, who produced Kozmic Bluestold publicist-turned-biographer Myra Friedman after Joplin's death that she had lived in his Los Angeles house during the June recording sessions at his insistence so he could keep her away from drugs and her drug-using friends. Joplin's appearances with the Kozmic Blues Band in Europe were released in cinemas, in multiple documentaries.
Janiswhich was reviewed by the Washington Post on March 21, shows Joplin arriving in Frankfurt by plane and waiting inside a bus next to the Frankfurt venue, while an American female fan who is visiting Germany expresses enthusiasm to the camera no security was used in Frankfurt, so by the end of the concert, the stage was so packed with people the band members could not see each other.
Janis also includes interviews with Joplin in Stockholm and from her visit to Londonfor her gig at Royal Albert Hall. The London interview was dubbed with a voiceover in the German language for broadcast on German television.
As Dick Cavett interviewed Joplin, she admitted that she had a terrible time touring in Europe, claiming that audiences there are very uptight and don't " get down ". Released in Septemberthe Kozmic Blues album was certified gold later that year but did not match the success of Cheap Thrills. Joplin wanted a horn section similar to that featured by the Chicago Transit Authority ; her voice had the dynamic qualities and range not to be overpowered by the brighter horn sound.
Some music critics, however, including Ralph J. Gleason of the San Francisco Chroniclewere negative. Gleason wrote that the new band was a "drag" and Joplin should "scrap" her new band and "go right back to being a member of Big Brother Other reviewers, such as reporter Carl Bernstein of the Washington Postgenerally ignored the band's flaws and devoted entire articles to celebrating the singer's magic.
Frequently suggestive with a series of limited but obvious moves, Miss Joplin wears hip-hugging silk bellbottoms and alternates between a wail and a teeth-rattling scream. Like Elvis in his pelvis-moving days or Wayne Cochran with his towering hairdo, Janis is a curiosity as well as a musical attraction.
She cultivates a Madame of Rock image, lounging against an organ, exchanging profanities with bandsmen, cackling coarsely at private jokes, even taking a belt or two while onstage. She also has something to say in her songs, about the raw and rudimentary dimensions of sex, love, and life.
She gets her point across, splitting a few eardrums in the process. Opening the Joplin concert were Teegarden and Van Winkle, an organ-drums duo Before her concert, Miss Joplin walked into the lobby and watched customers sic arrive. She was not recognized. Columbia Records released " Kozmic Blues " as a single, which peaked at number 41 on the Billboard Hotand a live rendition of "Raise Your Hand" was released in Germany and became a top ten hit there. Joplin informed her band that they would be performing at the concert as if it were just another gig.
On Saturday afternoon, when she and the band were flown by helicopter with the pregnant Joan Baez and Baez's mother from a nearby motel to the festival site and Joplin saw the enormous crowd, she instantly became extremely nervous and giddy. Upon landing and getting off the helicopter, Joplin was approached by reporters asking her questions.