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Quote of the Day
28 December 2016 @ 9:11 am

"[Janis was] a woman who could bellow and cry and stamp and then turn around and go achingly tender." - Washington Post

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Quote of the Day
13 July 2016 @ 7:16 am

"She was a pioneer, one of the early women in rock-and-roll to go out there big time in front of a band and hang it out all alone. And she slung it from the heart - and isn't it the stuff of the heart, far more than of the head, that lasts?" - Washington Post

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Quote of the Day
15 June 2016 @ 8:24 am

"A woman who could bellow and cry and stamp and then turn around and go achingly tender. Someone who could sing up every song any truck driver ever knew. Someone in whom there seemed so much need, which somehow she transformed to our need." - Washington Post, 1998

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Quote of the Day
9 December 2015 @ 8:30 am

"Joplin leaves it all on the stage, her voice magnificent, her spirit seemingly strong." -Washington Post, 2004.

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Janis Joplin, with all her contradictions, in ‘Little Girl Blue’
3 December 2015 @ 11:15 am

There's more than a little of Janis Joplin in the character Bette Midler played in 1979's "The Rose," but Hollywood has never managed to make a feature about the blues-rock singer. Amy Berg's "Janis: Little Girl Blue" suggests one reason: Although Joplin's brief life was eventful, its contradictions would stymie a tidy biopic.

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Quote of the Day
24 August 2015 @ 8:19 am

"A woman who could bellow and cry and stamp and then turn around and go achingly tender. Someone who could sing up every song any truck driver ever knew. Someone in whom there seemed so much need, which somehow she transformed to our need." - Washington Post on Janis, 1998

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