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Janis Joplin artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
June 7, 2010 Her voice was rough around the edges, unmistakable and impossible to imitate.
April 5, 2009 Joplin, Hendrix, Cobain: Author Eric Segalstad looks at rockers who died young in The 27s.
July 18, 2008 Here's how a simple Gershwin tune became the theme song for wherever the living is easy.
June 14, 2007 The 1967 Monterey Pop Festival shined a spotlight on then-unknown performers including Jimi Hendrix.
May 6, 1999 Host Renee Montagne talks with Alice Echols about her biography of singer, songwriter Janis Joplin.
July 3, 2007 Music journalist/armchair philosophizer Christian Bordal ruminates on appropriate sounds for summer.
July 23, 2011 Yet another talented, troubled musician just happened to die at 27. What is it about that age?
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