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Funny / Janis Joplin

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  • Her song "Mercedes Benz".
    "I'd like to do a song of great social and political import!"
  • The Jim Morrison incident. At one point, their manager wanted them to meet and set them up at a party. They were immediately turned on to each other, until Jim got hammered and started to harrass her. As Janis left, he went over to her car and pulled her hair to drag her out, leading her to knock him unconscious with a bottle of Southern Comfort. The kicker? The next morning, Jim STILL asked the manager for her number.

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