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6 news items tagged as rock and roll hall of fame:



Quote of the Day
29 August 2016 @ 7:51 am

"Janis Joplin brought her powerful, bluesy voice from Texas to San Francisco's psychedelic scene, where she went from drifter to superstar." - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Quote of the Day
29 April 2016 @ 7:45 am

"Joplin's tenure with Big Brother may have been brief, lasting only from 1966 to 1968, but it yielded a pair of albums that included the milestone Cheap Thrills." - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Quote of the Day
14 March 2016 @ 9:52 am

"Joplin's vocal intensity proved a perfect match for the high-energy music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, resulting in a mix of blues, folk and psychedelic rock." - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
30 November 2015 @ 8:13 am

"Her legacy now reaches beyond her music to include her persona as the embodiment of freedom." - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
9 September 2015 @ 7:13 am

"Janis Joplin has passed into the realm of legend: an outwardly brash yet inwardly vulnerable and troubled personality who possessed one of the most passionate voices in rock history. It could be argued that her legacy has as much to do with her persona as her singing." - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Cheap Thrills
6 July 2015 @ 7:57 am

That explosive showcase of psychedelic soul featured Joplinís raw, impassioned readings of Willie Mae Thornton's "Ball and Chain" and "Piece of My Heart." - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on "Cheap Thrills"

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