Janis Joplin

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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Janis Joplin’s “Me And Bobby McGee”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2019 - 11:48 am

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Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, & Janis Joplin’s Chelsea Hotel Doors Sold At Auction

The legendary Chelsea Hotel has been under renovation since 2011, and a couple years ago a former resident noticed that the construction workers were planning…
James Rettig | April 13, 2018 - 1:14 pm

Hear Bob Dylan, St. Vincent, Ben Gibbard, & More Sing About Gay Love On New Covers Comp Universal Love

Universal Love is a new six-song compilation on which noteworthy musicians tweak the lyrics on well-known classics to turn them into gay love songs. Funded…
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2018 - 9:55 am

Monterey Pop Kicked Off 50 Years Ago Today

Before Burning Man and Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Governors Ball, there was Monterey Pop.
Beth Harris/AP | June 16, 2017 - 9:24 am

Cat Power To Narrate Janis Joplin Documentary

Janis, Amy Berg's eponymous documentary about Janis Joplin, is slated for world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in early September. In advance of its…
Caitlin White | July 29, 2015 - 4:42 pm

The 27 Club Set To Meet Off-Broadway

Beginning in March, Jimi, Kurt, Janis, and Jim Morrison will come to NYC in the new play 27 Heaven, which brings you (yes, you!) to…
Stereogum | January 22, 2007 - 10:37 am