RSS Subscribe

News Archive





Top Tags
quotes
one night with janis joplin
photos
a night with janis joplin
history
cheap thrills
1969
pearl
trivia
1968
fan art
kozmic blues band
walk of fame
woodstock
piece of my heart
1971
austin
live
move over
pasadena

More Tags...
LATEST NEWS


National Women's History Month
March 5 2014 @ 8:07 am

March is also National Women's History Month. Honor women who blaze a trail with Janis this month.

more >>



Happy Mardi Gras!
March 4 2014 @ 7:46 am

Let your freak flag fly.

more >>



Cheap Thrills
March 3 2014 @ 12:27 pm

Cheap Thrills was recorded this month in 1968!

more >>



Quote of the Day
February 28 2014 @ 7:22 am

"But I'm not as sexy as Hendrix. He's really something," she claims, licking her top lip from left to right, a habit she indulges in each time she mentions men. - Evening Standard 1969

more >>



Today in History
February 26 2014 @ 7:25 am

Janis' last release, Pearl, reached #1 on the Billboard charts this week in 1971.

more >>



Style
February 24 2014 @ 6:52 am

Everyone looks good in vintage tees! http://bit.ly/1edMFNY

more >>



Quote of the Day
February 21 2014 @ 7:25 am

"Janis assaults a song with her eyes, her lips; and her hair. She defies key." ...

more >>



Janis Live
February 19 2014 @ 9:47 am

Mama Cass just can't handle Janis' incredible performance. "Wow," she says at the end of "Ball and Chain" at Monterrey Pop Festival. "Just Wow."

more >>



Quote of the Day
February 17 2014 @ 9:45 am

"Janis in some sense was the great unrecognized protest singer of the 1960s. No, Janis was not singing explicit protest songs. But in her voice, what people heard was somebody who was refusing the status quo." - Biographer of "The Life and Times of Janis Joplin" Alice Echols.

more >>



Valentine's Day
February 14 2014 @ 7:42 am

Let Janis help you tell your Valentine how you feel.

more >>



About Janis
February 12 2014 @ 7:36 am

"Janis Joplin is instantly, aggressively friendly. I'm a complete stranger and right away she's asking me to massage her neck and kissing me 'hello' with a scorching cat-lick of my right eyebrow. She wears her sexuality with an arrogance tainted with derision. Yet she's a woman of little femininity. Her voice is wild, raw and Lead Belly strangulated, and her features are rough and workmanlike. She is a formidable lady." - The Evening Standard 1969

more >>



This Week in History
February 10 2014 @ 1:19 pm

The Kozmic Blues Band made its east coast debut at the Fillmore East this week in 1969.

more >>



Janis Joplin Lithograph
February 7 2014 @ 7:34 am

Available now in the Janis Joplin store.

more >>



Quote of the Day
February 5 2014 @ 8:43 am

Music's for grooving man, and music's not for putting yourself through bad changes, y'know? I mean, you don't have to take anybody's shit, man, just to like music, y'know what I mean? You don't. So... so if you're getting more shit than you deserve, you know, what to do about it man. Y'know, it's just music. Music's... music's posed to be different than that" - Janis Joplin

more >>



Pearl
February 3 2014 @ 3:51 pm

Celebrate the anniversary of the release of Pearl this week in 1971. Put on your copy of the album and let the feeling sink in. http://bit.ly/1fhPeuA

more >>



Clive Davis
January 31 2014 @ 7:39 am

"It is only occasional that talent becomes genius - radiating sparks, brilliance, energy, and charismatic magnetism... such a talent was Janis Joplin." - Clive Davis

more >>



Now Available!
January 29 2014 @ 7:57 am

Now available in the Janis Joplin store:

more >>



Quote of the Day
January 27 2014 @ 10:30 am

Janis' idea of a good time: "Go back to the hotel and freak out all those straights." As quoted in the International Times, 1969

more >>



Kris Kristofferson
January 24 2014 @ 8:25 am

Congratulations to Kris Kristofferson, who will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammys this weekend.

more >>



Today in History
January 22 2014 @ 7:36 am

The pre-Janis Big Brother and the Holding Company played a short set Jan 21, 22, 23 at Longshoreman's Hall in San Francisco.

more >>




Newer News...

Older News...