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This Week in History
26 February 2016 @ 2:46 pm

"Pearl" was at the top of the charts this week in 1971. The album hit #1 on the Billboard 200.

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Quote of the Day
22 January 2016 @ 8:33 am

"Her stardom was no accident. She was ambitious. Her initial idol was Bob Dylan. But she absorbed the influences of Odetta, Bessie Smith, Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin." - New York Times on Janis

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Quote of the Day
7 October 2015 @ 10:49 am

"She somehow managed to separate the desperately reflective side of her character from her music and her presence on stage." - David Dalton, 1972.

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Quote of the Day
3 July 2015 @ 8:15 am

"In its new context, her voice can go through its almost impossible series of changes: laughing and crying in the same line, singing harmony with itself, cracking up, and finally, taking off into the breathtaking and suspenseful endings, a mind-blowing collage of sound patterns that make her now, more than ever, one of the really great gospel/blues singers of all time." - David Dalton, 1970

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Flashback Friday
19 June 2015 @ 4:40 pm

Janis and the boys from Big Brother and the Holding Company hanging out in San Francisco in June of 1968.

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Quote of the Day
22 April 2015 @ 7:09 am

"...smart and funny, I think most of all, are the parts that I'd like people to know were an important part of her personality." - John Byrne Cook speaking about Janis with NPR, 2014.

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Baron Wolman on Janis
19 December 2012 @ 7:43 am

"Janis was a complex soul; she had her light and her dark sides." Photo and comment by Baron Wolman

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