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6 news items tagged as ultimate classic rock:

Quote of the Day
27 May 2016 @ 8:43 pm

"Joplin soars on 'Pearl,' whether spinning gospel with soul or flexing a bluesy muscle on sturdy rockers or giving her big voice a workout on everything from country to R&B." - Ultimate Classic Rock

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13 April 2016 @ 8:04 am

"Now known as a Joplin classic, this posthumous release peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and remained there for nine weeks, capturing some of her best-loved performances, including 'Mercedes Benz' and Kris Kristofferson's 'Me and Bobby McGee.'" -, 2012

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28 March 2016 @ 8:41 am

"Joplin's gritty blues vocal seemed to clash with the heavy, psychedelic, free form tendencies of the group. Still, Joplin quickly adapted and once she got the hang of what Big Brother expected the lil' gal from Texas blossomed, elevating herself and the band to a new intergalactic dimension." -, March 2012

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28 December 2015 @ 6:53 am

"The breakout star was undoubtedly Joplin, one of the most dynamic singers of her generation who set the template for anyone standing behind a microphone." -, 2015

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20 November 2015 @ 7:33 am

"There's pain, joy and a sense that everything could come crashing down at any minute within her familiar rasp." -

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6 October 2014 @ 7:49 am

"As usual, she and producer Paul Rothchild amped up everything about 'Cry Baby' - the bluesy arrangement, the instrumental thrust that charges into the choruses and, most of all, Joplin's throat-shredding delivery, one of her very best." - Ultimate Classic Rock on Janis

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