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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Original Advertisement featuring scheduled bands. These were augmented by some 10-15 other last-minute acts including Janis Joplin.

Festival for Peace

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All day concert event produced at Shea Stadium in Queens, NY on August 6, 1970.

All day concert event produced at Shea Stadium in Queens, NY on August 6, 1970.

Original Advertisement featuring scheduled bands. These were augmented by some 10-15 other last-minute acts including Janis Joplin.

Very little media has survived and no film of this concert has surfaced publicly despite the fact that it featured such historic performers as Janis Joplin, Paul Simon, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Steppenwolf, The James Gang, Miles Davis, Johnny Winter, Herbie Hancock, Dionne Warwick, John Sebastian, The Rascals, the Broadway cast of "Hair," Pacific Gas & Electric, Ten Wheel Drive and a dozen other important acts of the period.

Port Arthur, Texas

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City in Jefferson County within the Beaumont–Port Arthur metropolitan area of the U.S. state of Texas.

City in Jefferson County within the Beaumont–Port Arthur metropolitan area of the U.S. state of Texas.

Pleasure Island damage from Hurricane Ike
Big Arthur crane
Delta Queen moored in front of City Hall
J'Covan Brown

Janis Joplin, singer/songwriter

Capitol Theatre, September 2016

Capitol Theatre (Port Chester, New York)

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Historic theatre located in the village of Port Chester, Westchester County, New York.

Historic theatre located in the village of Port Chester, Westchester County, New York.

Capitol Theatre, September 2016

The Capitol was utilized as a concert space throughout the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, and featured performances by such acts as Pink Floyd, Johnny Winter, Rick Derringer, the Talking Heads, the Grateful Dead, Rubén Blades, Janis Joplin, Parliament-Funkadelic and Traffic.

Summertime (George Gershwin song)

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Aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess.

Aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess.

Big Brother and the Holding Company's version featuring Janis Joplin on vocals has been highly praised.

Slick c. 1967

Grace Slick

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American artist, painter and retired singer-songwriter.

American artist, painter and retired singer-songwriter.

Slick c. 1967
The Great Society in 1965: Grace is carried by her then–husband, Jerry Slick. His brother, Darby, is at right.
Slick in 1976
Slick and Kantner with Jefferson Starship
Slick in 2010 with author Phil Konstantin
Slick in 2008

She has done many renditions of her fellow 1960s musicians, such as Janis Joplin, Jerry Garcia, and others.

The Texas Ranger (magazine)

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The undergraduate humor publication of the University of Texas at Austin , published from 1923 to 1972.

The undergraduate humor publication of the University of Texas at Austin , published from 1923 to 1972.

Singer Janis Joplin, at that point a freshman art student at UT, hooked up with the Rangeroos and was even listed on the masthead of a few issues of the Ranger, although she never contributed to any articles.

Richie Havens performing at Woodstock

List of performances and events at Woodstock Festival

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Music festival held on a 600-acre dairy farm in the rural town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969.

Music festival held on a 600-acre dairy farm in the rural town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969.

Richie Havens performing at Woodstock

Janis Joplin – vocals

Love Pageant Rally

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The Love Pageant Rally took place on October 6, 1966 —the day LSD became illegal—in the 'panhandle' of Golden Gate Park, a narrower section that projects into San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district.

The Love Pageant Rally took place on October 6, 1966 —the day LSD became illegal—in the 'panhandle' of Golden Gate Park, a narrower section that projects into San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district.

Music was provided by the Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin, both invited to play by Michael Bowen for free.

Al Bernard

Hesitation Blues

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Popular song adapted from a traditional tune.

Popular song adapted from a traditional tune.

Al Bernard
W. C. Handy with his 1918 Memphis orchestra

Janis Joplin

Lyle Tuttle

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American tattoo artist and historian of the medium, who had been tattooing since 1949.

American tattoo artist and historian of the medium, who had been tattooing since 1949.

Tuttle on Oct. 2018 - with a picture of German tattoo artist Horst Streckenbach

He tattooed Janis Joplin, Cher, Jo Baker, Paul Stanley, Jeff Scranton, and many other American musicians, actors, and celebrities.