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10 news items tagged as international times:



Quote of the Day
7 October 2016 @ 11:25 am

"Edged with Southern Comfort Janis' voice bawls, flinty, gritty great slabs of rock or smooth like fine whiskey." - International Times, 1968

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This Month in History
5 October 2016 @ 12:08 pm

"It is impudent, warm, gentle, boiling over in the wildest, blazing, urgent white blues ever trapped on wax!" - International Times on "Cheap Thrills," which reached #1 on the Billboard charts 48 years ago this month!

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Quote of the Day
11 May 2016 @ 11:34 am

"She has a wide range that she knows how to use; it just happens that most of her numbers are heavy rock numbers that demand a strident treatment." - International Times, May 1969.

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Mercedes Benz
21 March 2016 @ 9:00 am

"Dig 'Mercedes Benz': written by Janis a la downhome gospel blues, the whole song is just Janis solo raising an astonishing pitch of intensity in 1 minute 24 seconds." - International Times, March 1971

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Quote of the Day
26 October 2015 @ 8:39 am

"On 'Ball and Chain' a JJ showcase, earth shaking, reverberating feedback shakes everything but JJ's sex-powered boosted voice." - International Times, October 1968.

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Today In History - Cheap Thrills
12 August 2015 @ 8:50 am

"Dig that the greatest electronic feedback record of all isn't a psychedelic freak record but a blues one. Sell anything to get this one." - International Times on 'Cheap Thrills' released today in 1968.

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Quote of the Day
11 May 2015 @ 7:20 am

"...Janis had all of the multitude clapping and vibrating and a goodly proportion of them up and jigging in the aisles. Albert Hall staff were not a little perturbed by all this and several grey haired gentlemen were seen scurrying about trying to quell the multitudes. All to no avail, Janis was in control both physically and musically." - International Times reflecting on the April Albert Hall performance, May 9th 1969

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Quote of the Day
26 January 2015 @ 7:54 am

"Full Tilt Boogie with Janis out front of them really is one shit of a good band. Like perfect gentlemen with impeccable courtesy they always allow Janis to lead them." - Hugh Nolan, Janis Joplin: Pearl, International Times, 1971

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"Cheap Thrills" Review
14 November 2014 @ 7:20 am

"On 'Ball and Chain' a JJ showcase, earth shaking, reverberating feedback shakes everything but JJ's sex-powered boosted voice. Dig that the greatest electronic feedback record of all isn't a psychedelic freak record but a blues one. Sell anything to get this one." - International Times' review of "Cheap Thrills", October 1968.

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Quote of the Day
3 November 2014 @ 2:52 pm

"...Miss Joplin had everything going for her at her British concert, she turned me back on to white soul music, and she turned a lot of other people onto letting themselves go amidst an audience." - International Times, 1969.

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