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4 news items tagged as alice echols:



Quote of the Day
18 May 2015 @ 6:52 am

"No, Janis was not singing explicit protest songs. But in her voice, what people heard was somebody who was refusing the status quo." - Biographer, Alice Echols.

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Quote of the Day
18 April 2014 @ 8:52 am

"...For me, Janis's refusal to abide by the rules of the game, her insistence on taking up space - lots of it - both on- and offstage, make her something other than a victim. As much as her singing, it was Janis's chutzpah, her refusal to knuckle under, that to this day awes so many of us." - from Alice Echols' introduction of Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin

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Quote of the Day
24 March 2014 @ 9:52 am

"Nobody has come close to capturing the way that that girl sang. And I don't think they ever will, because there's something in her voice that can't be replicated" - biographer Alice Echols on NPR.

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Quote of the Day
17 February 2014 @ 9:45 am

"Janis in some sense was the great unrecognized protest singer of the 1960s. No, Janis was not singing explicit protest songs. But in her voice, what people heard was somebody who was refusing the status quo." - Biographer of "The Life and Times of Janis Joplin" Alice Echols.

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