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Tina Turner
November 28 2014 @ 8:12 am

"Currently, Tina Turner is my biggest influence," she said quite frankly. "I saw her a short while ago and I realised that this was what I'm trying to do. I mean, she just comes on stage and aaaagh! She hits you right there. That's what I want to do. There's no other significance or anything, I'm just trying to give people enjoyment." - Janis on Tina Turner's influence, 1968.

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Madison Square Garden
November 26 2014 @ 7:25 am

"At the Garden, Miss Joplin's accomplices gave a powerful and spontaneously happy display of brass blues and rock, and she let herself go in a very exciting way." - From the New York Times' review of Janis' show at Madison Square Garden, 1969.

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Quote of the Day
November 24 2014 @ 8:04 am

"Janis Joplin had an attractiveness that had nothing to do with having blemish-free skin or being perfectly groomed. She was someone it was easy to be drawn to. It was partly her truthfulness and her openness and a sense that she cared." - Lola Bensky

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