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  1. Janis Joplin’s Breakthrough Album

    by , 08-13-2018 at 03:17 PM
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    Big Brother and the Holding Company were a band before the summer of 1967. They had gigs, fans and even a full-length record ready for release. But all that early history was eclipsed after they took the stage at the Monterey Pop Festival in June for a pair of performances that transformed Janis Joplin & Co. from San Francisco scenesters to cultural giants. Joplin herself would describe the weekend as “one of the highest points of my life.” The lonely ...
  2. Joplin's Porsche was also put up for auction in New York City last December and ended up selling for $1.76 million

    by , 06-21-2016 at 10:41 PM
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    Janis Joplin's Texas childhood home is on the market for $500,000, according to the Guardian. The home, which is located in Port Arthur, is 1,300 square foot (121 sq m) with a small front porch. The lucky new homeowner who buys the house will also get a historical marker from the Texas Historical Commission and the musician's autograph, which is carved into the timbers inside.

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