Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

There are 14 comments on the The Free Dictionary story from Jan 18, 2013, titled Janis Joplin. In it, The Free Dictionary reports that:

Janis Lyn Joplin was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company and later as a solo artist.

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Eric

Toronto, Canada

#1 Feb 7, 2013
auntie bee

Bloomington, IN

#2 Feb 7, 2013
yes we lost a lot of good performers then, i remember quite well.
Frank

Clarkston, MI

#3 Feb 7, 2013
I LOVE Janis Joplin!!!!

She and the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn are two of the BEST entertainers to come out of the Longhorn state!

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Since: May 08

Pacific Northwest

#4 Feb 7, 2013
Frank wrote:
I LOVE Janis Joplin!!!!
She and the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn are two of the BEST entertainers to come out of the Longhorn state!
Cool! I'm also a Janis Joplin fan, Frank.
Frank

Clarkston, MI

#5 Feb 7, 2013
Harrisson wrote:
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Cool! I'm also a Janis Joplin fan, Frank.
You know your music, Harrison!
stag_r_lee

Scottsdale, AZ

#6 Feb 7, 2013
Compelling biography. Tragic death. Weird Porsche.
Frank

Clarkston, MI

#7 Feb 7, 2013
My favorite Janis Joplin song:

Frank

Clarkston, MI

#8 Feb 7, 2013
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Spikewebbe

Jersey City, NJ

#9 Feb 7, 2013
I've never been a Janis Joplin fan although I did hear an inview about her a while back and they played some of her songs and I did enjoy a few of the songs--too bad I can't remember any titles of the songs so I can check out one of Janis's CDs. Very soulful songs.

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#10 Feb 7, 2013
Frank wrote:
I LOVE Janis Joplin!!!!
She and the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn are two of the BEST entertainers to come out of the Longhorn state!
Yes, they are my favorites from Texas too, and the top musical icons of the state I would say- along with Buddy Holly and to a lesser degree Willie Nelson.

My favorite Janis J. song:

Michael Moor

San Antonio, TX

#11 Feb 7, 2013
zz topp and believe it or not, the Butthole Surfers are also from Texas

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#12 Feb 7, 2013
Michael Moor wrote:
zz topp and believe it or not, the Butthole Surfers are also from Texas
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Texas
Frank

Clarkston, MI

#13 Feb 7, 2013
sONE wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, they are my favorites from Texas too, and the top musical icons of the state I would say- along with Buddy Holly and to a lesser degree Willie Nelson.
My favorite Janis J. song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =W410TTkduqMXX
Great song, sONE!
stag_r_lee

Scottsdale, AZ

#14 Feb 9, 2013
Lead Belly's biography has him born in Louisiana, but that could be because of his extensive stints in that state's prisons. There is no doubt that he--at an early age--together with his family showed up in Texas at an early age. Much has to do with record keeping in the South. . .

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