Oh, Come On

Originally posted on Please Understand Me:

She would have been 70 years old today, January 19th, 2013.

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Janis Lyn Joplin, Performer Artisan, (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer-songwriter. Joplin first rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic-acid rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist with her more soulful and bluesy backing groups, The Kozmic Blues Band and The Full Tilt Boogie Band. She was one of the more popular acts at the Monterey Pop Festival and later became one of the major attractions to the Woodstock festival and the Festival Express train tour. Janis Joplin charted five singles, and other popular songs from her four-year career include “Down on Me”, “Summertime”, “Piece of My Heart“, “Ball ‘n’ Chain”, “Maybe”, “To Love Somebody”, “Kozmic Blues”, “Work Me, Lord”, “Cry Baby”, “Mercedes Benz”, and her…

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  1. Reblogged this on iheariseeilearn and commented:
    The great Janis Joplin… happy birthday to a great entertainer artisan.

  2. Reblogged this on auguries14 and commented:
    Keirsey Temperament Blog- Happy Birthday Janis Joplin, Performer Artisan ESFP

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