History Music / JanisJoplin

7th Nov '17 6:14:10 PM GarrulousTiger
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** In one episode of ''Series/Roseanne'', LaurieMetcalf (as Jackie) confuses Janis Joplin and Janis Ian.
7th Nov '17 6:13:30 PM GarrulousTiger
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* OneSteveLimit: Averted, as she and a then-teenage Music/JanisIan (of "At Seventeen" and "Society's Child" fame) were friends for a time. In her autobiography, ''Society's Child'', Janis Ian recalls that when the two of them were in public, Janis Joplin would often introduce ''herself'' as "The Other Janis." However, she would not allow the younger Janis to see her doing heroin, sending her away with a "[[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids Kid, it's time for you to go now]]."

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* OneSteveLimit: Averted, as she and a then-teenage Music/JanisIan (of "At Seventeen" and "Society's Child" fame) were friends for a time. In her autobiography, ''Society's Child'', Janis Ian recalls that when the two of them were in public, Janis Joplin would often introduce ''herself'' as "The Other Janis." Janis," although it was Joplin who was the bigger star. However, she would not allow the younger Janis to see her doing heroin, sending her away with a "[[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids Kid, it's time for you to go now]]." "
** In one episode of ''Series/Roseanne'', LaurieMetcalf (as Jackie) confuses Janis Joplin and Janis Ian.
7th Nov '17 6:10:31 PM GarrulousTiger
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* OneSteveLimit: She and a then-teenage Music/JanisIan were friends for a time. In her autobiography, ''Society's Child'', Janis Ian recalls that when the two of them were in public, Janis Joplin would often introduce ''herself'' as "The Other Janis."

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* OneSteveLimit: She Averted, as she and a then-teenage Music/JanisIan (of "At Seventeen" and "Society's Child" fame) were friends for a time. In her autobiography, ''Society's Child'', Janis Ian recalls that when the two of them were in public, Janis Joplin would often introduce ''herself'' as "The Other Janis." However, she would not allow the younger Janis to see her doing heroin, sending her away with a "[[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids Kid, it's time for you to go now]]."
7th Nov '17 6:04:32 PM GarrulousTiger
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On the morning of October 4, 1970, Janis was found dead in her hotel room in Los Angeles, having succumbed to a heroin overdose, just before she could finish work on her album ''Pearl''. She was just 27 and died only a week after Music/JimiHendrix passed away at the same age, also from drug-related causes.

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On the morning of October 4, 1970, Janis was found dead in her hotel room in Los Angeles, having succumbed to a heroin overdose, just before she could finish work on her album ''Pearl''. She was just 27 and died only a week after Music/JimiHendrix passed away at the same age, also from drug-related causes.
causes. ''Pearl'' and "Me & Bobby [=McGee=]" became posthumous successes, with the latter single going to No. 1 on the Billboard charts.


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* OneSteveLimit: She and a then-teenage Music/JanisIan were friends for a time. In her autobiography, ''Society's Child'', Janis Ian recalls that when the two of them were in public, Janis Joplin would often introduce ''herself'' as "The Other Janis."
11th Sep '17 6:50:35 PM dlchen145
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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 Lyn Joplin (1943-1970) (January 19, 1943 October 4, 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.
9th Sep '17 11:26:04 AM foxtrot57
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-->''And clenching your fist''
-->''For the ones like us''
-->''Who are oppressed by the figures of beauty''
-->''You said "Well nevermind''
-->''We are ugly but we have the music"''
-->-- '''Music/LeonardCohen''', ''Chelsea Hotel #2''
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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** [[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''
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