A report on Janis Joplin

Joplin in 1970
Joplin in 1960 as a graduating senior in high school
Joplin (seated) with Big Brother and the Holding Company, c. 1966–1967 photograph Bob Seidemann
Joplin performs with Tom Jones on This Is Tom Jones in late 1969
Newspaper review of Joplin's 1969 concert at Vets Memorial Auditorium in Columbus, Ohio includes the fact that before it started she walked to the lobby and watched audience members arrive.
Janis Joplin performing at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island in July 1968
Joplin photographed by Jim Marshall in 1969, one year before her death

American singer and musician.

- Janis Joplin
Joplin in 1970

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Beat Generation

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Literary movement started by a group of authors whose work explored and influenced American culture and politics in the post-war era.

Literary movement started by a group of authors whose work explored and influenced American culture and politics in the post-war era.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
A section devoted to the beat generation at a bookstore in Stockholm, Sweden

The evolution of rhythm and blues into rock and roll as a high art form, as evidenced by the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, and other popular musicians influenced in the later fifties and sixties by Beat generation poets' and writers' works.

Golden Bear (nightclub)

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Nightclub in Huntington Beach, California, from 1923 to 1986.

Nightclub in Huntington Beach, California, from 1923 to 1986.

It started out as a restaurant, and eventually hosted such artists as Dick Dale, Janis Joplin, Arlo Guthrie, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Doors, Jackson Browne, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Dave Mason, Tower of Power, The Chambers Brothers, Jose Feliciano, Hoyt Axton, Bonnie Raitt, Rory Gallagher, Bill Monroe, and Jerry Garcia.

Smith in 1936

Bessie Smith

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American blues singer widely renowned during the Jazz Age.

American blues singer widely renowned during the Jazz Age.

Smith in 1936
Smith in 1936
Portrait of Smith by Carl Van Vechten
Smith's death certificate

Smith's grave remained unmarked until a tombstone was erected on August 7, 1970, paid for by the singer Janis Joplin and Juanita Green, who as a child had done housework for Smith.

Elliot Mazer

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American audio engineer and record producer.

American audio engineer and record producer.

He was best known for his work with Linda Ronstadt, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, The Band, and Janis Joplin.

This Is Janis Joplin

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This Is Janis Joplin 1965 is an album by Janis Joplin released by James Gurley in 1995.

Janis (film)

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Janis is a 1974 American-Canadian documentary film about the rock singer Janis Joplin.

To Love Somebody (song)

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Song written by Barry and Robin Gibb.

Song written by Barry and Robin Gibb.

The song has been recorded by many other artists, including Janis Joplin, Lulu, James Carr, the Sweet Inspirations, Nina Simone, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Slobberbone and Jimmy Somerville.

Farewell Song

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Farewell Song is a 1982 collection of nine previously unreleased recordings of Janis Joplin with Big Brother and the Holding Company, the Kozmic Blues Band, and Full Tilt Boogie Band.

Rainey in 1917

Ma Rainey

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American blues singer and influential early blues recording artist.

American blues singer and influential early blues recording artist.

Rainey in 1917
Rainey and the band

Her signature low and gravelly voice sung with Rainey's gusto and authoritative style inspired imitators from Louis Armstrong, Janis Joplin and Bonnie Raitt among others.

Bob Neuwirth

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American folk singer, songwriter, record producer, and visual artist.

American folk singer, songwriter, record producer, and visual artist.

He was noted for being the road manager and associate of Bob Dylan, as well as the co-writer of Janis Joplin's hit song "Mercedes Benz".