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Janis Joplin: Got Them Battlin' Janis Bio Blues

Chris Smith, Texas Music, Summer 2005

AH JANIS. OK, so you gave us an alternate spelling for 'cosmic,' helped corral all the hippies into San Francisco, proved white people can sing soul music, brought Gershwin and Kristofferson to rock audiences and put Port Arthur on the map. But that was 35 years ago, Janis. What have you done for us lately?

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