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Video of the Day
28 April 2017 @ 6:47 am

"She would stand before her audience, microphone in hand, long red hair flailing, her raspy voice shrieking in rock mutations of black country blues. Pellets of sweat flew from her contorted face and glittered in the beam of footlights. Janis Joplin sang with more than her voice. Her involvement was total." - New York Times, 1970

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Video of the Day
12 April 2017 @ 6:47 am

"She was the only woman to achieve that kind of stature in what was basically a male club, the only Sixties culture hero to make visible and public women's experience of the quest for individual liberation, which was very different from men's." - Rolling Stone, 1976.

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Video of the Day
24 March 2017 @ 6:13 am

"We’d go to this old coast guard shack- a tiny little building... We used to sit up [on the roof] with a candle, a bottle of Jim Beam, a couple of Cokes and sit around [talking]. We were up there one day and someone said, ‘I wish we had a record player,’ and I said, ‘I can sing.’" - Janis talking about the moment she first discovered she could sing.

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Happy Birthday Mama Cass!
19 September 2016 @ 8:26 am

Celebrate Cass Elliot's birthday checking out this clip of her watching Janis' perform "Ball And Chain" at the Monterey International Pop Music Festival.

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Today in History
18 July 2016 @ 8:42 am

On this day in 1969 Janis appeared for the first time on the "Dick Cavett Show." Watch her stunning performance of "To Love Somebody" here.

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Video of the Day
26 April 2016 @ 1:48 pm

Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue... Janis Joplin's former boyfriend: "She set me free"

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Summertime
22 July 2015 @ 7:41 am

Anybody else get the summer blues? Sometimes Janis' performance of "Summertime" is the only cure...

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Dick Cavett Show
15 July 2015 @ 7:53 am

Janis made her first appearance on the Dick Cavett Show this week in July, 1969. After Cavett referred to her as a "star", a modest Janis asked him to call her a singer instead. You can watch the full interview here...

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This Week in History
24 June 2015 @ 7:36 am

This week marks the 45th anniversary of Janis' appearance on the Dick Cavett Show on June 25th, 1970. Dick asked Janis what she thinks about on stage: "I'm not thinking much, you just sort of try and... feel."

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Live In Frankfurt
16 April 2014 @ 7:52 am

Check out this performance in Frankfurt, Germany. How cool would it be to be pulled up onstage by Janis?

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