I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama!

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  • Essay on Janis Joplin

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    Janis Joplin One of the most colorful music legends of the 1960's was Janis Joplin. Blues legend Janis Lyn Joplin was born on January 19th 1943, the eldest child of parents Seth and Dorothy Joplin. Janis was born and raised in the small Southern petroleum industry town of Port Arthur, Texas. Her father was a canning factory worker, her mother a registrar at a local business college. Her non-aberrational upbringing coupled with the atmosphere of Port Arthur at the time; generally restrictive

  • Pop Music Legends Of The 1960 ' S

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    One of the most colorful music legends of the 1960’s was Janis Joplin. Blues legend Janis Lyn Joplin was born on January 19th 1943 and is the oldest child. Janis was born and raised in the small Southern petroleum industry town of Port Arthur, Texas. By all accounts, however, Janis seems to have been a "normal" and happy child, who fitted society 's usual definition of "pretty".It was in Janis ' adolescence that the hang-ups and hassles that were to affect the path of the rest of her life. In a sense

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