Janis Joplin

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Philly.com
Melissa E. Rooney, 47, Mt. Airy mom, volunteer, and transplant social workerAnd no matter how hard life [becomes], she loved life and giving to others.” M
Philly.com / Posted 3 hours ago
And no matter how hard life [becomes], she loved life and giving to others.” Ms. Rooney enjoyed chocolate, coffee, and Janis Joplin songs. In the kitchen, she was a pastry chef par excellence. She studied cookbooks long and hard, and became a... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Seventh Annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival Is September 21-24featuring rare film footage of some of the most recognizable music icons from t
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted yesterday
featuring rare film footage of some of the most recognizable music icons from the 20th century, such as Billie Holiday, Janis Joplin, Sam Cooke, Benny Goodman and Jerry Garcia, to name a handful. Headlining the festival on Saturday night at the... Read more
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News.com.au
Mini-Mofo taster? Please explainheadquarters yesterday, inviting Ms Hanson to attend Mofo with the message: “We
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
headquarters yesterday, inviting Ms Hanson to attend Mofo with the message: “We’ve got a transgender rhapsodist, the Muslim Janis Joplin, and maybe some burqa wearing heavy metal guitarists playing at Mofo 2018. You in?” The Mofo 2018 program will... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Mini-Mofo taster? Please explainheadquarters yesterday, inviting Ms Hanson to attend Mofo with the message: “We
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
headquarters yesterday, inviting Ms Hanson to attend Mofo with the message: “We’ve got a transgender rhapsodist, the Muslim Janis Joplin, and maybe some burqa wearing heavy metal guitarists playing at Mofo 2018. You in?” The Mofo 2018 program will... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Farr out; Asner in – Former 'M*A*S*H' star's Dixon appearance canceledhonored. The rest of the season lineup: Oct. 20 – “Beginnings – The Ultimate
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
honored. The rest of the season lineup: Oct. 20 – “Beginnings – The Ultimate Tribute to Chicago” Nov. 11 – “A Night with Janis Joplin” Dec. 6 – “A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage” Jan. 24 – “Abba Mania” Feb. 17 – “The New Shanghai... Read more
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Variety
Clive Davis Documentary ‘The Soundtrack of Our Lives’ Premieres on Apple Music Oct. 3 (Watch Trailer)which is coming up in June), coming away with not just a vision of the burgeoni
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
which is coming up in June), coming away with not just a vision of the burgeoning rock revolution, but also a contract for Janis Joplin. In the half century since then — at Columbia, the two labels he founded, Arista and J, and his current role as... Read more
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Mashable
After 50 years of history, Rolling Stone is up for salebecame a beacon for the emerging rock 'n' roll counterculture, putting on its i
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
became a beacon for the emerging rock 'n' roll counterculture, putting on its iconic covers everyone from The Doors to Janis Joplin, from Bob Dylan to The Rolling Stones, of course. Rolling Stone also often featured world-renowned writers such... Read more
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Salon.com
Ten years in the making, "The Vietnam War" is broad and stunninga soundtrack that includes more than 120 songs by such legends of the era as Wi
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
a soundtrack that includes more than 120 songs by such legends of the era as Wilson Pickett, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and, even more incredibly, the Beatles. All of it folds together into an immersive and wrenching creation that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The 27 Club: Rockers and artists who died at the age of 27world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted w
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted with names like Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix. The most recent notable addition was British soul singer Amy Winehouse, who died of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The 27 Club: Rockers and artists who died at the age of 27world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted w
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted with names like Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix. The most recent notable addition was British soul singer Amy Winehouse, who died of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
The 27 Club: Rockers and artists who died at the age of 27world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted w
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted with names like Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix. The most recent notable addition was British soul singer Amy Winehouse, who died of... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
The 27 Club: Rockers and artists who died at the age of 27world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted w
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted with names like Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix. The most recent notable addition was British soul singer Amy Winehouse, who died of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The 27 Club: Rockers and artists who died at the age of 27world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted w
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
world's stage at just 27 years old. Dubbed "The 27 Club," the group is dotted with names like Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix. The most recent notable addition was British soul singer Amy Winehouse, who died of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Why Tennessee is McElwain's biggest game as coach of the Gatorsfirst time since 1971. That’s right, the Gators haven’t lost their first two ga
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
first time since 1971. That’s right, the Gators haven’t lost their first two games since the year Disney World opened and Janis Joplin was topping the charts with “Me and Bobby McGee.” Before this season opened, I brought up a phrase — “noise in... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
A roadtrip through the heart of Americathree songs at full volume: “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys”
The Rice Thresher / Posted 7 days ago
three songs at full volume: “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” by Willie Nelson, “Me and Bobby McGee” by Janis Joplin and “The Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa. Then they’d hit the road. “One of the underrated... Read more
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Missoulian
Sing it and swing it: 'Good Booty' explores the marriage of music and sexmegastar before basically touring herself to death at age 31 — and more familia
Missoulian / Posted 8 days ago
megastar before basically touring herself to death at age 31 — and more familiar. She drills deep on a pair of troikas: Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison, who wore sex on their sleeves and ended up trapped within their public images... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Riding out Irma in a mobile home: 'Pretty scary there for awhile, I can't lie to you'the winds and that's what happened," said Elaine, 63, as metal flashing flapped
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
the winds and that's what happened," said Elaine, 63, as metal flashing flapped in a still-stiff wind. But Elaine's prized Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix concert posters were untouched. So was Patrick's collection of Tampa Bay Rays bobbleheads and... Read more
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NJ.com
The Jersey-est music fest ever: 7 moments to remember from Shadow of the City 2017brand new record, a warm retro-tinged outing called "Goodnight Rhonda Lee" and
NJ.com / Posted 9 days ago
brand new record, a warm retro-tinged outing called "Goodnight Rhonda Lee" and still wailing away - think Jenny Lewis meets Janis Joplin at the Jersey Shore. Atkins, 38, won over much of the young crowd. New Jersey native Nicloe Atkins oopens up... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rick Stevens: Tower of Power singer’s redemption in prisonup surrounded by music. His uncle was the rhythm and blues singer Ivory Joe Hun
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
up surrounded by music. His uncle was the rhythm and blues singer Ivory Joe Hunter, and one of his friends was the young Janis Joplin. By the time he moved to Oakland at age 14, Stevens was already a veteran performer. He appeared with the... Read more
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Billboard
Ask Billboard: Kelly Clarkson's Career Sales & 'Wild Thoughts' About Rihannaa nice … contrast … thanks to their raspy voices, which add grit and character:
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
a nice … contrast … thanks to their raspy voices, which add grit and character: Leonard Cohen ("Hallelujah"), Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks and Ozzy Osbourne, whose "Close My Eyes Forever," with Lita Ford, hit No. 8 in 1989 … that same... Read more
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The Herald News
Narrows Festival of the Arts slated for Sundaycontrast, the Julie Rhodes Band is all blues. But even she brings a retro vibe
The Herald News / Posted 12 days ago
contrast, the Julie Rhodes Band is all blues. But even she brings a retro vibe with blues along the lines of an edgy Janis Joplin, backed with a band that’s more rock than blues, said Norton. Ikebe Shakedown, a Brooklyn-based band, brings a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Southown’s brand-new Burger Culture a welcome blast from the pasta food scientist. The shop also satisfies the couple’s love of 1960s pop cultu
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
a food scientist. The shop also satisfies the couple’s love of 1960s pop culture, with psychedelic murals of the Beatles, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana, Jim Morrison, Twiggy and other ’60s icons to freshen up the notion of a throwback burger... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Fuchs to headline Denton Blues Fest next weekendblues festival opens Sept. 15, and runs through the weekend at Quakertown Park.
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
blues festival opens Sept. 15, and runs through the weekend at Quakertown Park. Fuchs has more than earned comparisons to Janis Joplin. Fuchs sang the lead role in the off-Broadway production of Love, Janis. She played a small but memorable role... Read more
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Billboard
Kris Kristofferson's 10 Best SongsKris Kristofferson - "Me and Bobby McGee" Kris was inspired to pen this song –
Billboard / Posted 14 days ago
Kris Kristofferson - "Me and Bobby McGee" Kris was inspired to pen this song – made into an American classic by Janis Joplin – because of calling Fred Foster at Monument. One day, Foster told him that he was only calling to talk to his... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How Trump brings us all a little closer to mob rule every time he speakssince I love music, I wonder what additional heights a composer like Mozart or
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
since I love music, I wonder what additional heights a composer like Mozart or Schubert, a performer like Jimi Hendrix or Janis Joplin might have scaled had they lived another few decades. Increasingly, these days, my questions involve trying to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Nina and the Jet taking ‘quantum leap’ with debut albumtrap" with which she is associated. It appears she's achieved that, as the voca
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
trap" with which she is associated. It appears she's achieved that, as the vocals recall Victoria Williams with a dash of Janis Joplin. Musically, Wertz seems to be tapping into the Laurel Canyon vibe of the late '60s and early '70s, with strains... Read more
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Billboard
5 of Pink's Most Empowering & Boundary-Pushing Momentsby making a PowerPoint presentation for her daughter of famous androgynous rock
Billboard / Posted 15 days ago
by making a PowerPoint presentation for her daughter of famous androgynous rock stars, including Prince, Annie Lennox and Janis Joplin, among others. She ended by telling her daughter that she herself had been criticized for looking like a boy and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Julee Cruise returns to 'Twin Peaks': 'I will always be proud of this'The ethereal nature of the song was a new challenge for Cruise, who previously
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
The ethereal nature of the song was a new challenge for Cruise, who previously had been enough of a belter to once play Janis Joplin in a stage revue. The sound the trio created together defined the rest of her career. “I must have taken it... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The best places to shop in the Haight(415) 863-4639. Land of the Sun carries the typical '60s Summer of Love gear,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
(415) 863-4639. Land of the Sun carries the typical '60s Summer of Love gear, including tie-dye shirts, Jerry Garcia wall hangings, peace necklaces, Haight-Ashbury T-shirts, Janis Joplin photos, candles and incense. 1715 Haight St., (415) 831-8... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Julee Cruise returns to 'Twin Peaks': 'I will always be proud of this'The ethereal nature of the song was a new challenge for Cruise, who previously
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
The ethereal nature of the song was a new challenge for Cruise, who previously had been enough of a belter to once play Janis Joplin in a stage revue. The sound the trio created together defined the rest of her career. “I must have taken it... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The most San Francisco restaurants: The true classicsWe included tips on what to order as well as fun historical tidbits about many
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
We included tips on what to order as well as fun historical tidbits about many of the establishments, such as the one Janis Joplin lived near or the horrific fate of the original owner of John's Grill. Tweet about your disagreement with this... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The most San Francisco restaurants: The true classicsWe included tips on what to order as well as fun historical tidbits about many
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
We included tips on what to order as well as fun historical tidbits about many of the establishments, such as the one Janis Joplin lived near or the horrific fate of the original owner of John's Grill. Tweet about your disagreement with this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A guide to every movie being released this fallDavis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary on the music impresario and fou
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary on the music impresario and founder of Arista Records. Featuring Davis, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Barry Manilow, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
A guide to every movie being released this fallDavis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary on the music impresario and fou
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary on the music impresario and founder of Arista Records. Featuring Davis, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Barry Manilow, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston.... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
P!nk’s girl power starts a revolutionshowcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David B
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 18 days ago
showcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Annie Lennox and Janis Joplin. She then quizzed her daughter on why she felt that way about herself and asked what the little girl thought of... Read more
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Herald Sun
P!nk’s girl power starts a revolutionshowcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David B
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
showcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Annie Lennox and Janis Joplin. She then quizzed her daughter on why she felt that way about herself and asked what the little girl thought of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
P!nk’s girl power starts a revolutionshowcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David B
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
showcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Annie Lennox and Janis Joplin. She then quizzed her daughter on why she felt that way about herself and asked what the little girl thought of... Read more
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News.com.au
P!nk’s girl power starts a revolutionshowcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David B
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
showcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Annie Lennox and Janis Joplin. She then quizzed her daughter on why she felt that way about herself and asked what the little girl thought of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
P!nk’s girl power starts a revolutionshowcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David B
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
showcasing the beauty of androgynous artists including Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Annie Lennox and Janis Joplin. She then quizzed her daughter on why she felt that way about herself and asked what the little girl thought of... Read more
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The Sault Star
Lighthouse co-founder diesAfter the group disbanded, Prokop was an in-demand session musician for industr
The Sault Star / Posted 18 days ago
After the group disbanded, Prokop was an in-demand session musician for industry heavyweights including Carlos Santana, Janis Joplin and folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. But Prokop envisioned the creation of a rock orchestra infused with horns,... Read more
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The Morning Call
A guide to every movie being released this fallDavis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary on the music impresario and fou
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary on the music impresario and founder of Arista Records. Featuring Davis, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Barry Manilow, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A guide to every movie being released this fallDavis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary on the music impresario and fou
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 days ago
Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary on the music impresario and founder of Arista Records. Featuring Davis, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Barry Manilow, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston.... Read more
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BC Local News
Lighthouse co-founder and drummer Skip Prokop dead at 74After the group disbanded, Prokop was an in-demand session musician for industr
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
After the group disbanded, Prokop was an in-demand session musician for industry heavyweights including Carlos Santana, Janis Joplin and folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. But Prokop envisioned the creation of a rock orchestra infused with horns,... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Lighthouse co-founder Skip Prokop deadAfter the group disbanded, Prokop was an in-demand session musician for industr
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 20 days ago
After the group disbanded, Prokop was an in-demand session musician for industry heavyweights including Carlos Santana, Janis Joplin and folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. But Prokop envisioned the creation of a rock orchestra infused with horns,... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Lighthouse co-founder Skip Prokop deadAfter the group disbanded, Prokop was an in-demand session musician for industr
Chatham Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
After the group disbanded, Prokop was an in-demand session musician for industry heavyweights including Carlos Santana, Janis Joplin and folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. But Prokop envisioned the creation of a rock orchestra infused with horns,... Read more
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JTA
Cello goddess Maya Beiser wants classical music to rock like Janis Joplinbesides the classical music from her cello lessons and what was played in the k
JTA / Posted 20 days ago
besides the classical music from her cello lessons and what was played in the kibbutz bubble — her boyfriend played her a Janis Joplin album. The Texas-born rock singer’s “raw expression,” as Beiser once put it, blew her mind. Since then, Beiser... Read more
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The Morning Call
Interviewing Pentatonix: A cappella group giving voice to the classicsit’s funny. Throughout our whole career, people have always asked us to do that
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
it’s funny. Throughout our whole career, people have always asked us to do that.” “When we were on ‘The Sing Off,’ we did Janis Joplin and we also did Steppenwolf ‘Born to Be Wild.’ And people really loved those and always asked, ‘Man, will you... Read more
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DW
How 'Candle in the Wind' became an anthem to Princess Diana |of a candle in the wind himself but had been inspired by an obituary to another
DW / Posted 20 days ago
of a candle in the wind himself but had been inspired by an obituary to another female star who died tragically young: Janis Joplin, who overdosed on heroin in 1970 at the age of 27. Then, on August 31, 1997 came the horrifying news: Lady Di... Read more
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The Morning Call
How Pentatonix, playing Allentown Fair, became an a cappella sensationColumbus, Ohio” on a tour that brings the group to the Allentown Fair Saturday.
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
Columbus, Ohio” on a tour that brings the group to the Allentown Fair Saturday. “When we were on ‘The Sing Off,’ we did Janis Joplin and we also did Steppenwolf’s ‘Born to Be Wild.’ And people really loved those, and always asked, ‘Man, will you... Read more
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Babyology
Pink responds perfectly when her daughter says 'I'm the ugliest girl I know'rest of us. And these are artists like Michael Jackson and David Bowie and Fred
Babyology / Posted 22 days ago
rest of us. And these are artists like Michael Jackson and David Bowie and Freddie Mercury and Annie Lennox and Prince and Janis Joplin and George Michael, Elton John, so many artists — her eyes glazed over. But then I said, ‘You know, I really... Read more
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