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Janis Joplin

Fecha de nacimiento: 19. Enero 1943
Fecha de muerte: 4. Octubre 1970
Otros nombres: Janis Joplinová

Janis Lyn Joplin fue una cantante estadounidense de rock and roll y blues caracterizada por su poderosa voz y gran intensidad de su interpretación.

Fue un símbolo femenino de la contracultura de los '60 y la primera mujer en ser considerada una gran estrella del rock and roll. En 1995 entró en el Salón de la Fama del Rock y en 2004 la revista Rolling Stone la colocó en el lugar 46 de los 100 mejores artistas de todos los tiempos, mientras que en 2008 la ubicó en el puesto 28 de los mejores cantantes de todos los tiempos. En 2013 recibió una estrella en el Paseo de la Fama de Hollywood. En 1999, fue elegida como la tercera mejor artista femenina del rock en la lista 100 Greatest Women in Rock realizada por VH1.

Frases Janis Joplin

„Lo que te hace sentir bien no te puede causar ningún daño.“

—  Janis Joplin

Haciendo referencia a las drogas.

„Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose,
Nothing don’t mean nothing honey if it ain’t free…“

—  Janis Joplin

"Me and Bobby McGee" another of her greatest hits, the song was actually written by Kris Kristofferson, and first released as sung by Roger Miller
Misattributed
Contexto: Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose,
Nothing don’t mean nothing honey if it ain’t free...
And feeling good was easy, lord, when he sang the blues.
You know feeling good was good enough for me,
Good enough for me and my Bobby McGee.

„Well, I’m gonna show you, baby, that a woman can be tough.
I want you to come on, come on, come on, come on and take it,
Take another little piece of my heart now, baby!“

—  Janis Joplin

"Piece of My Heart" (1968) Though this song became well known as one of her greatest hits, it was actually written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns

Live performance in Germany (1968) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uG2gYE5KOs
Misattributed

„You know you got it if it makes you feel good.“

—  Janis Joplin

"Piece of My Heart" (1968) written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns
Misattributed

„Fourteen heart attacks and he had to die in my week. In MY week.“

—  Janis Joplin

On being shunted off the front page of Newsweek magazine by the late ex-President Dwight D. Eisenhower following his death; New Musical Express interview, (12 April 1969); cited in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

„Work me Lord, work me Lord.
Please don't you leave me,
I feel so useless down here
With no one to love
Though I've looked everywhere
And I can't find me anybody to love,
To feel my care.“

—  Janis Joplin

"Work Me, Lord", from her album I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama! (1969) was written by her bandmate Nick Gravenites, whom she credits at the start of her famous performance of the song at the Woodstock Music Festival https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsDFbwMCTKY, as well as others, such as a live performance in Stockholm (1969) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-irXmqIzGA
Misattributed

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