Janis Joplin
03/25/2017 at 15:40. Facebook
Happy birthday to one of Janis’ greatest influences, Aretha Franklin.
Janis Joplin
03/24/2017 at 14:42. Facebook
“We’d go to this old coast guard shack- a tiny little building...We used to sit up [on the roof] with a candle, a bottle of Jim Beam, a couple of Cokes and sit around [talking]. We were up there one day and someone said, ‘I wish we had a record player,’ and I said, ‘I can sing.’" - Janis talking about the moment she first discovered she could sing.

Janis Joplin - Cry Baby (Live)

Janis Joplin
03/23/2017 at 16:42. Facebook
Each limited edition boxed set includes four 7” singles, reproductions of original picture sleeves, plus a temporary version of Janis’ wrist tattoo.

Move Over! 7" Vinyl Box Set - Janis Joplin Shop

Janis Joplin
03/23/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
“[Her singing was] a sign of her possession by the Holy Spirit which she brought with her out of the south.” - Little Richard on Janis Joplin’s singing.

Pictured: Janis & Peter Albin of Big Brother and the Holding Company.
Janis Joplin
03/22/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
Featuring Big Brother and the Holding Company, Nina Simone, Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley + more, don't miss Dogfish Head's limited edition Record Store Day exclusive compilation record, "Music To Drink Beer To (3rd Edition)." Available on April 22!

Janis Joplin: News - Record Store Day

Janis Joplin
03/22/2017 at 16:29. Facebook
“[Her singing was] a sign of her possession by the Holy Spirit which she brought with her out of the south.” - Little Richard on Janis Joplin’s singing.

Pictured: Janis & Peter Albin of Big Brother and the Holding Company.
This "Two Men" fine art print was originally dawn by Janis in the student union at Lamar University in 1965. Take a piece of Janis home with you.

Janis Joplin: Two Men Fine Art Print| Area Arts

48 years ago, Kozmic Blues Band opened at Winterland in San Francisco. If you could go back to this performance, what song would you have loved to see?
When Janis heard Kris Kristofferson's song she had to record it. A few days later she was dead, but it went on to become her only #1 single

March 20, 1971: Janis Joplin and Bobby McGee Hit #1 - Best Classic Bands

The influence of a pioneer like Chuck Berry on bands like Big Brother and the Holding Company and on Janis’ career could not be overstated. Our condolences go out to his family, friends, and fans. #RIP. - The Janis team

Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll legend, dead at 90

48 years ago today, Janis appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time. Watch her perform “Maybe” in 1969. If you could see Janis perform one song onstage, what would it be? Let us know in the comments!

JANIS JOPLIN "Maybe" on The Ed Sullivan Show

http://goo.gl/YOo4y - Performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on March 16, 1969. Available on "Rock 'N' Roll Forever: Ed Sullivan's Greatest Hits", "A Really Big...

“The clothes never wore her, even a giant fur hat couldn’t overpower her spirit.” - Audra Mae

Read more from Made For Pearl’s Pearlette, Audra, below. #FashionFriday

Audra Mae | Janis Joplin

“[Janis is] kind of [a] mixture of Leadbelly, a steam engine, Calamity Jane, Bessie Smith, an oil derrick, rotgut bourbon, funneled into the 20th century, somewhere between El Paso and San Francisco.” - Cashbox, 1968.

Photo by Daniel Kramer.
This International Women's Day we are showcasing women who are changing the world. Here are ‘Pearls' who are changing the world for the better. Read their stories.

Thank you to everyone for such thoughtful nominations! After much consideration our Pearl is Alyssa, nominated by Whitney! We will be reaching out to the winners. - Team Janis
"I'm one of those regular weird people." - Janis Joplin.

Regular weird people merchandise is available now.

Janis Joplin: Regular Weird People

48 years ago today, “Me and Bobby McGee” became the #1 single in US for two weeks. Originally written by Kris Kristoffersen, Janis Joplin sang the song to stardom. “[It was] just the tip of the iceberg, showing a whole untapped source of Texas, country and blues that she had at her fingertips.” - Pianist, Richard Bell, on the song.
Travel back to the ’60s with this playlist featuring Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane band, Joni Mitchell, and more: [ Clique.bz Link ]
“Feeling things and really getting into it, that’s fun.” - Janis Joplin on singing.
Thank you for this great nomination, Michele!
"My 19-year-old daughter Mikayla Johnson is gonna break the status quo of what's "expected" and or what a "woman" is OR isn't capable of.

She is a rugby champion, a volunteer firefighter
going to college to become an EMT/paramedic(on honor roll too!) AND works changing tires. She loves pretty things, glitter and lace. She might be soft...
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