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  1. Janis Joplin’s Breakthrough Album

    by , 08-13-2018 at 02:17 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 ...
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  2. Joplin's Porsche was also put up for auction in New York City last December and ended up selling for $1.76 million

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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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