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Janis Joplin: Girl of the Electric Generation

Lillian Roxon, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 11 October 1970

To be all woman, yet equal with men; to be free and yet a slave to real love; to nose-thumb convention, yet get back to the basics of life; no make-up, no wigs, just hair running wild; that was Janis Joplin.

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