Certainly one of the most amazing voices to come out of the sixties was Janis Joplin.
“Janis Joplin was born in 1943 and, by her death in 1970 she had really made her mark as one of the greatest artists of all time.” Rolling Stone
Janis was the driving force behind Big Brother and the Holding Company. Later she would form the Kozmic Blues Band and later, Full Tilt Boogie. Her voice was unmistakable. The power and force that came out Janis was simply incredible.
Janis won people over with her presence, her music and her soulful presentation.
Here is Janis preforming in Germany in 1969. What an incredible power.
Janis Joplin passed away at the age of 27, in October, 1970.
She truly was an original.
You can claim some of Janis’s music right here: