Category: janis joplin

Not many things look happier than Happy Janis….

Not many things look happier than Happy Janis. Walter Daran photo via rollingstone

Janis at the Hotel Chelsea, June 1970 by David…

Janis at the Hotel Chelsea, June 1970 by David Gahr, my edit of original via vintagenewsdaily #adorable

weareourowndevils: Janis Joplin at Nashvill…

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Janis Joplin at Nashville’s Tennessee State Fairgrounds Coliseum

by Steve Graves

December 16, 1969. ( photos developed/dated January 1970) 

Janis Joplin on The Ed Sullivan Show, March 16…

Janis Joplin on The Ed Sullivan Show, March 16, 1969, by Jim Cummins, via thecumminscollection

Janis Joplin, Royal Albert Hall, April 29 1969…

Janis Joplin, Royal Albert Hall, April 29 1969, by by Eric Hayes

“God, is that exciting, man! Nobody, nobody ever, anybody ever thought it would be that good! I didn’t. Nobody else did… London was the best… They fuckin’ got up and grooved, and then they listened. That was dynamite. You know, you can tell when they’re really being selfish and they just wanna dance, but they worked, man, and when I’d do a soft song everybody’d shut up! That’s too much, man. That’s really too fuckin’ much.”

Janis, by Jim Cummins. 

Janis, by Jim Cummins. 

Janis, by Ron Pownall

Janis, by Ron Pownall

Janis Joplin at Fillmore East, February 11, 19…

Janis Joplin at Fillmore East, February 11, 1969, by Amalie R. Rothschild

Janis Joplin, Hollywood 1970, by Barry Feinste…

Janis Joplin, Hollywood 1970, by Barry Feinstein, used for the cover of 1971′s Pearl, the years 4th-best selling LP

Janis at Woodstock, by Don Aters via a marvelo…

Janis at Woodstock, by Don Aters via a marvelous profile of his work at moonmamarocks