Janis Joplin. Although she died of overdose I still believe she was an amazing musician and wanted nothing more than happiness for her and everyone around her.

Janis Joplin. Although she died of overdose I still believe she was an amazing musician and wanted nothing more than happiness for her and everyone around her.

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic-acid rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist with her own backing groups.  She was also a painter, dancer and music arranger. Rolling Stone ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic-acid rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist with her own backing groups. She was also a painter, dancer and music arranger. Rolling Stone ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004

Looking for a light? Janis Joplin photographed by Francesco Scavullo, 1969.

Looking for a light? Janis Joplin photographed by Francesco Scavullo, 1969.

I had to find a picture of Janis Joplin in the midst of song. Her entire being was a musical instrument. It chanelled through her like a bright light.

I had to find a picture of Janis Joplin in the midst of song. Her entire being was a musical instrument. It chanelled through her like a bright light.

Janis Joplin. Her voice was so powerful and she sang from the soul. Such a shame her life was cut short.

Janis Joplin. Her voice was so powerful and she sang from the soul. Such a shame her life was cut short.

Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer-songwriter from Port Arthur, Texas.

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Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer-songwriter from Port Arthur, Texas.

Oct. 4, 1970. Janis Joplin, 27, is found dead in her Hollywood hotel room of an apparent heroin overdose.

Oct. 4, 1970. Janis Joplin, 27, is found dead in her Hollywood hotel room of an apparent heroin overdose.

janis joplin......Port Arthur, Texas was Janis's hometown...not a place she ever felt welcome in or a part of..I assume she was coming back to remind them all she had made it after all

janis joplin......Port Arthur, Texas was Janis's hometown...not a place she ever felt welcome in or a part of..I assume she was coming back to remind them all she had made it after all

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