Janis Joplin – A Memorial Bootleg

40 years ago yesterday, Janis Joplin departed from this world. As white woman, successfully singing a black man’s genre, she helped to tear down barriers of both race and sex, while also pushing the boundaries of the blues as a performance art. Hair flying and screaming her head off, Janis forever changed the way the world would look at the blues, women, and music in general.

Janis forever became a member of the 27 Club when she tragically died of a heroin overdose on October 4, 1970. Light a candle, have a drink, and listen to this boot in Janis’ memory.

Janis Joplin – Introduction>>Raise Your Hand

Janis Joplin – As Good As You Been To This World

Janis Joplin -Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)

Janis Joplin – Maybe

Janis Joplin – To Love Somebody

Janis Joplin – Summertime

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