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The life and music of Janis Joplin.

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... Herself (archive footage)
Peter Albin ... Himself
Sam Andrew ... Himself (Big Brother and the Holding Company; Kozmic Blues Band)
Dave Getz ... Himself
James Gurley ... Himself
Brad Campbell ... Himself
Roy Markowitz ... Himself
Terry Clements ... Himself
Snooky Flowers ... Himself
Luis Gasca ... Himself
Richard Kermode ... Himself
Richard Bell ... Himself
Ken Pearson ... Himself
Clark Pierson ... Himself
John Till ... Himself
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Biographical film about Janis Joplin, from her Texas origins to Woodstock, and super-stardom, featuring performances by Big Brother and The Holding Company. Written by Keath <keath@webtv.net>

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18 October 1974 (USA)  »

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Kozmic blues again
19 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

Having seen Joplin live in concert in the 60's it was good to go back and see footage of her singing, and the interviews. also it was great to hear her sing again- no one could wail like "the rose"-- parts of the film seem dated- but of course this was 30 years ago--- ah nostalgia!


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