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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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Oh, baby!
April 14 2017 @ 6:41 am

Check out the Janis onsie...

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Video of the Day
April 12 2017 @ 6:47 am

"She was the only woman to achieve that kind of stature in what was basically a male club, the only Sixties culture hero to make visible and public women's experience of the quest for individual liberation, which was very different from men's." - Rolling Stone, 1976.

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Happy Birthday
April 7 2017 @ 8:54 am

Happy Birthday to one of Janis’ greatest influences, Billie Holiday!

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Janis App
April 10 2017 @ 9:41 am

Have you downloaded the official Janis App? Answer the below question in the app to be entered to win $25 off your next purchase in the online store: If you could see Janis and another female singer play together, who would it be? Enter here: found.ee/janisapp

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Quote of the Day
April 5 2017 @ 4:06 am

"The Summer Solstice... Yeah, we walked over to Haight Street and bought some wine, me and Sunshine [Linda Gravenites] and our dog George. We walked, sauntered, sashayed to Haight Street and bought a jug, that's all I remember." - Janis Joplin on San Francisco during the Summer of Love.

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Record Store Day
April 3 2017 @ 6:56 am

Spring time is drinking time! Dogfish Head put together the perfect accompaniment to a cold draft, with this Record Store Day exclusive vinyl featuring Joplin’s “Down On Me,” and other tracks by legends such as Nina Simone, Elvis Presley, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and more! Pick it up your local record store on April 22, and put it on for a legendary night: www.Recordstoreday.com

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A Night with Janis Joplin
March 31 2017 @ 6:39 am

A night with Janis Joplin is coming to San Francisco June 7th - July 2nd at the American Conservatory Theater. Get your ticket to relive the magic of Janis Joplin: http://found.ee/ANWJJinSF

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Quote of the Day
March 29 2017 @ 6:33 am

"Janis was fearless with her pain and with her truth." - P!NK

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Quote of the Day
March 27 2017 @ 6:39 am

"I mean, you can’t put down somebody for loving you." - Janis Joplin on having fans.

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Video of the Day
March 24 2017 @ 6:13 am

"We’d go to this old coast guard shack- a tiny little building... We used to sit up [on the roof] with a candle, a bottle of Jim Beam, a couple of Cokes and sit around [talking]. We were up there one day and someone said, ‘I wish we had a record player,’ and I said, ‘I can sing.’" - Janis talking about the moment she first discovered she could sing.

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Little Richard
March 22 2017 @ 7:08 am

"[Her singing was] a sign of her possession by the Holy Spirit which she brought with her out of the south." - Little Richard on Janis Joplin’s singing.

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Record Store Day
March 21 2017 @ 7:28 pm

Janis will be featured on the Record Store Day exclusive vinyl release, Dogfish Head Presents: Music To Drink Beer To (3rd Edition)! In addition to Big Brother & The Holding Company, this limited-edition compilation features legends such as Nina Simone, Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley + more!

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Today in History
March 20 2017 @ 6:36 am

48 years ago, Kozmic Blues band opened at Winterland in San Francisco. If you could go back to this performance, what’s a song you would love to see?

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Made for Pearl
March 17 2017 @ 6:57 am

"The clothes never wore her, even a giant fur hat couldn't overpower her spirit." - Audra Mae

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