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Reviews

Monday, January 27 2014

Howard Sounes' '27' Has That Train Wreck Kind of Appeal

This is an exhaustive, if exhausting analysis of the debauchery and bad decisions that link the most famous members of the "27 Club".


Thursday, April 26 2012

Janis Joplin: The Pearl Sessions

As one would expect, the most excellent stuff made it on the original record.


Monday, July 6 2009

Janis Joplin: The Woodstock Experience

In the voice of a talent like Joplin in concert, music is different. It’s redemption, salvation, deliverance, release, and emancipation all at once.


Sunday, June 12 2005

Janis Joplin: Pearl [Legacy Edition]

Joplin's posthumous soulful classic is beefed up by a bonus disc of live 'Festival Express' recordings. It's a record that shows her at her height with mere months left to live.


Sunday, March 28 2004

Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin: Nine Hundred Nights [DVD]

Big Brother, good or bad, were caught in some remarkable crosswinds, and the tension of occupying their position makes compelling drama.


Blogs

Monday, January 18 2010

Happy Birthday, Janis Joplin (videos)

Tuesday, January 19th marks the birthday of the late, great Janis Joplin. Born in 1943, Joplin rose to rock stardom in the mid-'60s with her


News

Tuesday, November 6 2007

Bandmate recalls Janis Joplin's 'big appetite' in TV documentary

It's been 37 years since Janis Joplin's death in a Hollywood hotel room, and her former bandmate Sam Andrew still can't explain it. Not the how


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