Janis Joplin

Birthday
Jan 19, 1943
Birthplace
Port Arthur, TX, USA

Bio: Influences included musical icons Leadbelly, Odetta and Bessie Smith, for whom Joplin provided a headstone 33 years after the blues great's death. An outcast in both high school and college who was frequently targeted for ridicule and torment. Pre-fame, occasionally performed with future Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma… More

Janis Joplin Videos

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