- Author Existence Failure: The 'peace and love' hippie era didn't end well, and Janis' untimely passing was a major factor in that. Plus, her death was all the more tragic because with the Full Tilt Boogie Band she'd finally found a good compatible backing band, after the enthusiastic-but-sloppy Big Brother & The Holding Company and the talented-but-stiff Kozmic Blues Band.
- Name's the Same: The original drummer for Big Brother and the Holding Company was named Chuck Jones.
- Short-Lived Big Impact: A key player in women coming onto the rock scene; everyone from Paramore to P!nk owes something to this gal. She died at just age 27.
- What Could Have Been: If only Jim Morrison was sober that night...
Trivia / Janis Joplin