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Biography:
Birth Name: Janis Lyn Joplin
Born: 1943/01/19
Birth Place: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: 1970/10/04
Years Active: 1963–1970
Genres: Blues-rock, Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Blues

Janis Joplin (born Janis Lyn Joplin, January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company and later as a solo artist. Big Brother and the Holding Company, with Joplin as lead singer, released their self-titled debut album on Columbia Records in August 1967. The album was a minor success, peaking at #60 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and almost producing a Top 40 hit with the Joplin song, "Down on Me.” Their next album, “Cheap Thrills,” released in August 1968, reached #1 on the Billboard 200. It kept the #1 spot for eight (nonconsecutive) weeks...

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Albums:

Move Over

The Pearl Sessions

Janis Joplin: The Woodstock Experience

Box Of Pearls: The Janis Joplin Collection

The Collection

Pearl (Legacy Edition)

The Essential Janis Joplin

Love, Janis: The Songs, The Letters, The Soul…

Super Hits

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