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Quote of the Day
May 29 2017 @ 7:22 am

"Painting, writing poetry and rebelling whenever she had half a chance- she became Port Arthur's most talked-about beatnik." - Flip Magazine, 1968.

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This Month in History
May 26 2017 @ 7:18 am

47 years ago this month, Janis Joplin began touring with the Full Tilt Boogie Band! Watch Janis and the band perform on the Dick Cavett Show in 1970.

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Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan!
May 24 2017 @ 7:24 am

Listen to Janis cover the famous folk singer's song, "Dear Landlord."

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Video of the Day
May 22 2017 @ 6:50 am

"[R]aspy voice or not, Miss Joplin had everything going for her at her British concert. She turned me back onto white soul music, and she turned a lot of other people onto letting themselves go amidst an audience." - International Times show review, 1969.

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Flashback Friday
May 19 2017 @ 6:38 am

Big Brother and The Holding Company show poster for Selland Ballroom in Fresno,CA.

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Quote of the Day
May 17 2017 @ 7:01 am

"My god, will you just look at that, it's fuckin' fantastic." - Janis Joplin in shock at the size of the crowd to see her in 1969.

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Quote of the Day
May 15 2017 @ 6:46 am

"All my life I just wanted to be a beatnik. Meet all the heavies, get stoned, get laid, have a good time. That's all I ever wanted." - Janis Joplin

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Video of the Day
May 12 2017 @ 7:27 am

"I always felt there was an honesty there..." - Janis Joplin on the Blues. Watch Janis talk about her love of the genre in this rare interview.

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Photo of the Day
May 10 2017 @ 6:35 am

"Eat your heart out, baby! Let's stop this bullshit and get real, man." - Janis Joplin

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Quote of the Day
May 8 2017 @ 7:03 am

"My hair isn't combed, I'm wearin' funny lookin' clothes, plus I'm wearin' feathers." - Janis talking about her look, 1970.

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Happy Friday!
May 5 2017 @ 6:51 am

What're your plans tonight? Leave 'em in the comments.

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Quote of the Day
May 1 2017 @ 2:59 pm

"They told me you were all going to a party tonight, man... So, I thought we'd go back to the dressing room and get it on, baby!" - Janis Joplin

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Video of the Day
April 28 2017 @ 6:47 am

"She would stand before her audience, microphone in hand, long red hair flailing, her raspy voice shrieking in rock mutations of black country blues. Pellets of sweat flew from her contorted face and glittered in the beam of footlights. Janis Joplin sang with more than her voice. Her involvement was total." - New York Times, 1970

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A Lot Like Me
April 26 2017 @ 7:20 am

In 1965, Janis Joplin drew and titled this sketch while sitting in the student union of Lamar University. This fine art print is available now.

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Sixx Sense
April 26 2017 @ 7:19 am

Hear Janis Joplin's Remarkable Isolated Vocals From 'Piece of My Heart'

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Quote of the Day
April 24 2017 @ 6:50 am

"I only met her once, at Max’s, where she begged me to come to her performance and bring Andy [Warhol], saying, ‘I want to have some people in the audience!’ I could tell by her plaintive request that she was a sweet, naive girl." - Viva Hoffman

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#FashionFriday
April 21 2017 @ 7:42 am

"Janis embodied the quintessential hippie in both her spirit and style, and that is definitely a torch I aspire to carry." -Pearl Charles

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Quote of the Day
April 19 2017 @ 6:39 am

"Janis has inspired many young women of her generation, and later ones too, to get out there and give it everything they’ve got." - John Bryne Cook, author of "On the Road with Janis Joplin"

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Summer Grooves
April 17 2017 @ 7:27 am

Wear it in the summertime when the livin's easy.

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