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11 news items tagged as laura joplin:



Quote of the Day
1 August 2016 @ 8:13 am

"Janis saw me as I was and loved me as I was. I didn’t need to be a Southern belle to be worthy of her unlimited affection. Throughout her career she gave to her fans in the same way. In her own stumbling, determined fashion, she let them know that all were worthy of total acceptance and love just because of who they were." - Laura Joplin

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Quote of the Day
8 July 2016 @ 9:20 am

"She pursued a life bent on appeasing her gut-level desire to know the soul." - Laura Joplin

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Quote of the Day
29 June 2016 @ 9:13 am

"All her life Janis had craved freedom. It was her banner, her sword, her proudest description, and her most misunderstood goal." - Laura Joplin

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Quote of the Day
23 May 2016 @ 3:05 pm

"The truth that she found was in her music. She gave up everything for it because she found nothing else like it. She found a new reality for herself while she was singing, and when she was tuned in to that power, she gave pure love to her audience." - Laura Joplin

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Quote of the Day
6 April 2016 @ 9:36 am

"She sang songs that helped people find themselves." - Laura Joplin

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The Seattle Times - A Night With Janis Joplin
24 March 2016 @ 12:13 pm

Growing up with Janis Joplin: Younger sister describes the 'full-steam-ahead girl'

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Quote of the Day
11 March 2016 @ 7:56 am

"Janis brought her roots in blues. She knew the blues, and wanted her audience to know them through her. If the audience sought to have all its senses aroused at a concert, then Janis, as trance enhancer, brought total commitment to her music." - Laura Joplin

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Laura Joplin : Love, Janis
3 October 2015 @ 7:37 am

Forty-five years ago singer-songwriter Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose on October 4, 1970 at age 27. She had blazed across the 1960s music scene, electrifying audiences with her distinctive voice and unforgettable performances. During her career Janice wrote more than 100 letters home. Inspired by these letters, her sister Laura wrote an intimate biography of this talented rock-and-roll legend.

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Laura Joplin on Janis
6 April 2015 @ 7:34 am

"...the things I remember the most are when she was at home the year before she joined Big Brother. She was going to college, and we shared a VW Bug together. We shared clothes, because we were the same size. And we got into putting our hair up together and wearing jewelry. It was just fun. Intimate, in a girly way." - Laura Joplin on her big sister, Janis.

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ICYMI
10 January 2014 @ 7:17 am

The New Yorker spends a moment with Michael and Laura Joplin reminiscing about their big sister: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/culture/2013/10/my-big-sister-janis-joplin.html

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A Night With Janis Joplin
18 December 2013 @ 6:50 am

"We want you to remember why she became who she was." - Laura Joplin, Janis' sister on the storyline throughout A Night With Janis Joplin.

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