History Music / JanisJoplin

22nd Jun '17 2:33:16 AM foxtrot57
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-->''We are ugly but we have the music''

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-->''We are ugly but we have the music''music"''
22nd Jun '17 2:32:44 AM foxtrot57
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-->''Ah but you got away, didn't you babe?''
-->''You just turned your back on the crowd''
-->''You got away, I never once heard you say''
-->''I need you, I don't need you''

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-->''Ah but you got away, didn't you babe?''
-->''And clenching your fist''
-->''For the ones like us''
-->''Who are oppressed by the figures of beauty''
-->''You just turned your back on said "Well nevermind''
-->''We are ugly but we have
the crowd''
-->''You got away, I never once heard you say''
-->''I need you, I don't need you''
music''
29th May '17 8:01:05 PM Twentington
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* ACappella: "Mercedes Benz". It is an a cappella song written by singer Janis Joplin with the poets Michael McClure and Bob Neuwirth. In the song, the singer asks the Lord to buy her a Mercedes-Benz, a color TV, and a "night on the town".

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* ACappella: "Mercedes Benz". It is an a cappella song written by singer Janis Joplin with the poets Michael McClure [=McClure=] and Bob Neuwirth. In the song, the singer asks the Lord to buy her a Mercedes-Benz, a color TV, and a "night on the town".



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%%* TheLadette



** [[Music/LeonardCohen Leonard Cohen's]] "Chelsea Hotel #2" from ''Music/NewSkinForTheOldCeremony'' is ''definitely'' about her.

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** [[Music/LeonardCohen Leonard Cohen's]] Music/LeonardCohen's "Chelsea Hotel #2" from ''Music/NewSkinForTheOldCeremony'' is ''definitely'' about her.
3rd May '17 11:25:46 AM foxtrot57
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-->''Ah but you got away, didn't you babe?''
-->''You just turned your back on the crowd''
-->''You got away, I never once heard you say''
-->''I need you, I don't need you''
-->-- '''Music/LeonardCohen''', ''Chelsea Hotel #2''
14th Dec '16 12:52:32 PM Xtifr
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'''Janis Joplin''' (1943-1970) was a singer and songwriter who achieved stardom in the late [[TheSixties 1960s]] as a vocalist for psychedelic rock outfit Big Brother & The Holding Company. She's famed for her raspy, blues-influenced vocal style, as well as hits like "Piece of My Heart", "Summertime" and "Me & Bobby [=McGee=]". She was also one of the performers at Monterey and the original Film/{{Woodstock}}, along with her then backup band, the Kozmic Blues Band.

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'''Janis Joplin''' Janis Joplin (1943-1970) was a singer and songwriter who achieved stardom in the late [[TheSixties 1960s]] as a vocalist for psychedelic rock outfit Big Brother & The Holding Company. She's famed for her raspy, blues-influenced vocal style, as well as hits like "Piece of My Heart", "Summertime" and "Me & Bobby [=McGee=]". She was also one of the performers at Monterey and the original Film/{{Woodstock}}, along with her then backup band, the Kozmic Blues Band.
4th Oct '16 6:18:12 PM wyattte
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-->"Tomorrow never happens. It's all the same fucking day, man!"

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-->"Tomorrow -->''"Tomorrow never happens. It's all the same fucking day, man!"
man!"''



* BiTheWay: Janis had many male ''and'' female lovers.



* DueToTheDead: Early blues singer Bessie Smith was Janis' idol. When Janis discovered that Smith was buried in an unmarked grave, she got together with Smith's old housekeeper and paid for a proper tombstone to be put up.



%%* LadyDrunk
* OneManSong: ''Me And Bobby [=McGee=]''.
* ShortLivedBigImpact: A key player in women coming onto the rock scene; everyone from Paramore to Music/{{Pink}} owes something to this gal. She died at just age 27.

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%%* LadyDrunk
* LadyDrunk: Southern Comfort whiskey was her drink of choice.
* OneManSong: ''Me "Me And Bobby [=McGee=]''.
[=McGee=]".
* ShortLivedBigImpact: A key player TheOneThatGotAway: Apparently [[Music/TheDoors Jim Morrison]] was in women coming onto love with her, even (no, especially) after the rock scene; everyone from Paramore to Music/{{Pink}} owes something to this gal. She died at just age 27.GrievousBottleyHarm incident above. As you can probably guess, Janis didn't return those feelings, and Jim was crushed.
18th Jul '16 6:58:28 PM toongrrl1990
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** Didn't help she wasn't a conventional beauty or mind; in college, she was voted "Ugliest Man".
3rd Apr '15 12:43:11 PM TitoMosquito
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* OneManSong: ''Me And Bobby McGee''.

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* OneManSong: ''Me And Bobby McGee''.[=McGee=]''.
11th Jan '15 5:24:38 AM Patachou
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Janis Joplin (1943-1970) was a singer and songwriter who achieved stardom in the late [[TheSixties 1960s]] as a vocalist for psychedelic rock outfit Big Brother & The Holding Company. She's famed for her raspy, blues-influenced vocal style, as well as hits like "Piece of My Heart", "Summertime" and "Me & Bobby [=McGee=]". She was also one of the performers at Monterey and the original {{Woodstock}}, along with her then backup band, the Kozmic Blues Band.

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Janis Joplin '''Janis Joplin''' (1943-1970) was a singer and songwriter who achieved stardom in the late [[TheSixties 1960s]] as a vocalist for psychedelic rock outfit Big Brother & The Holding Company. She's famed for her raspy, blues-influenced vocal style, as well as hits like "Piece of My Heart", "Summertime" and "Me & Bobby [=McGee=]". She was also one of the performers at Monterey and the original {{Woodstock}}, Film/{{Woodstock}}, along with her then backup band, the Kozmic Blues Band.



* ShoutOut: The line ''I met a girl who sang the blues'' in Don [=McLean=]'s "American Pie" is supposedly about her.
** [[Music/LeonardCohen Leonard Cohen's]] "Chelsea Hotel #2" is ''definitely'' about her.

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* ShoutOut: The line ''I met a girl who sang the blues'' in Don [=McLean=]'s "American Pie" Music/DonMcLean's ''Music/AmericanPie'' is supposedly about her.
** [[Music/LeonardCohen Leonard Cohen's]] "Chelsea Hotel #2" from ''Music/NewSkinForTheOldCeremony'' is ''definitely'' about her.
2nd Jan '15 5:27:56 PM DavidDelony
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* TheFunInFuneral: She left her friends $2,500 in her will to "have a ball after I'm gone."
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