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Old 21-01-2013, 02:49
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She would have been 70 a couple of days ago. Does she have no fans on here?

When you hear such a great singer like her it shows up 90% of popular singers now as the poor singers they are.
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Old 21-01-2013, 03:00
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Massive fan of Janis. She and Grace Slick are my favourite females in music.
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Old 21-01-2013, 04:08
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I'm a massive fan of Janis Joplin. I sometimes wonder how her career would have panned out had she not died. Thing is, Janis didn't have a technically great singing voice, but what she did have was a voice that could convey hurt, sadness, happiness, pain, etc. in a genuine way. She was honest and unique and there will never be another one like her.

This performance is my favourite:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVpDOIPx_sY
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Old 21-01-2013, 09:26
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dont like her from what ive heared, but i do respect her...
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Old 21-01-2013, 11:24
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She is on my MP3 player in her own right (not as part of a compilation mix) and I cannot praise higher than that.
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Old 21-01-2013, 11:28
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I love her music.
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Old 21-01-2013, 14:59
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Janis Joplin was simply awesome in my opinion. She had a terribly sad life - read a book about her years ago, and it was just heartbreaking - but wow what a voice! They don't make 'em like that anymore sadly...
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Old 21-01-2013, 17:01
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As a teen I really was into Janis and Maggie Bell, loved the raw blues voice.
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Old 21-01-2013, 17:05
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Hadn't really heard much of her until I heard Melanie Masson sing Crybaby on X Factor - I don't my research and downloaded her albums now I'm a huge fan!
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Old 21-01-2013, 17:05
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Yes i like Janis Joplin her voice is and was raw energy.

I do wonder if she had lived what she would be doing now.
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Old 21-01-2013, 21:52
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Hopefully, working with a better backing band. Now, they *were* dreadful.
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