I had the opportunity to see Janis Joplin perform at the Fillmore East. She was astonishing. Her untimely death was a blow to the 60s music scene, and felt personally by her fans. There has been much misinformation over the years about Janis’s life, some of it her own creation. Holly George-Warren has done a brilliant and sensitive job of sifting through the life of this icon, and produced a complete and sympathetic biography.
I spoke with her at our studios.
Janis: Her Life and Music
by Holly George-Warren
Simon & Schuster, 2019