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Quote of the Day
8 February 2017 @ 7:11 am

"All at once, she tried to gather all of her audience inside herself, settling for nothing less: squeezing her voice dry, her arms pumping, her hands in fists. She stumbled back from the microphone, as if at the rate of her and her band's own decibel volume. Then, somehow, and there's no way to explain how it was achieved, the sound focused, and pointed down the auditorium like a locomotive, directed at and then into us in the audience. That is what couldn't be heard on record." - The Guardian, 1970

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Quote of the Day
6 January 2017 @ 8:39 am

"It's like your very first date. The very first one." - Janis describes her excitement about performing in England for the first time to The Guardian, 1970

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Quote of the Day
26 December 2016 @ 8:38 am

"[Janis is] the Judy Garland of rock." - The Guardian, 1970.

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Quote of the Day
30 November 2016 @ 9:45 am

"She is original. She hides nothing. She must touch and breathe on everyone she confronts; and so she does." - The Guardian, 1969

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Quote of the Day
20 July 2016 @ 9:21 am

"Her raspy blues-rock was the soundtrack to San Francisco's summer of love." - The Guardian

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Quote of the Day
27 April 2016 @ 8:18 am

"She was liberating us through her own musical excess." - The Guardian, April 1969

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Quote of the Day
18 March 2016 @ 1:05 pm

"Style-wise, she was her own masterpiece." - The Guardian, 2016

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Quote of the Day
9 October 2015 @ 1:59 am

"All at once, she tried to gather all of her audience inside herself, settling for nothing less: squeezing her voice dry, her arms pumping, her hands in fists. She stumbled back from the microphone, as if at the rate of her and her band's own decibel volume." - The Guardian, 1970.

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Quote of the Day
21 July 2014 @ 7:37 am

"On stage, at the Albert Hall, she appeared tiny in the spotlight, wearing an electric blue jumpsuit. All at once, she tried to gather all of her audience inside herself, settling for nothing less: squeezing her voice dry, her arms pumping, her hands in fists." ...

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Quote of the Day
2 April 2014 @ 7:30 am

Geoffrey Cannon in The Guardian describing Janis' performance at the Royal Albert Hall in 1969

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