The final 24 hours of Janis Joplin's life.

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... Himself - Narrator (voice)
John Cooke ... Himself - Road Manager
Dave Getz ... Himself - Drummer, Big Brother
Myra Friedman ... Herself - Publicist
Michael Joplin ... Himself - Janis's Brother
Sam Andrew ... Himself - Guitarist, Big Brother
John Till ... Himself - Guitarist, Full Tilt
Jim Langdon ... Himself - High School Friend
Powell St. John ... Himself - College Friend
... Janis Joplin
Launy Schwartz ... Brad Campbell
... Clark Pierson
... Ken Pearson
Tan Arcade ... Richard Bell
Adam Tomlinson ... George
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She was the undisputed queen of rock and roll, her powerful, bluesy vocals, unmatched. But, at age 27, a blast of nearly pure heroin cut short her tumultuous life. This episode traces the roots of her addiction and uses archive footage, dramatic reenactments and interviews with her closest companions--including her brother and former band mates--to piece together the last 24 hours of a voice of a generation. Written by The Biography Channel

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7 November 2007 (Canada)  »

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