Knowledge Identifier: +Janis_Joplin
Jimi Hendrix - His career and death grouped him with Janis Joplin, Jim_Morrison and Brian Jones as one of the 27 Club, a group including iconic 1960s rock stars who suffered drug-related deaths at the age of 27 within a two-year period, leaving legacies in death that have eclipsed the popularity and influence they experienced during their lifetimes
Big Mama Thornton - Similarly, Thornton's "Ball 'n' Chain" had a bigger impact when performed and recorded by Janis Joplin in the late 1960s
In early 1965, Joplin's friends, noticing the physical effects of her amphetamine habit , persuaded her to return to Port Arthur, Texas
Sam Andrew - Janis Joplin was recruited by band manager Chet Helms to join Big Brother as lead singer on June 4, 1966
Harry Belafonte - In 1967, Belafonte was the first non-classical artist to perform at the prestigious Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Upstate New York, soon to be followed by concerts there by the Doors, the Fifth Dimension, the Who and Janis Joplin
Mike Bloomfield - Bloomfield helped Janis Joplin put her Kozmic Blues Band together in 1969, co-wrote "Work Me, Lord" for the album, and played the guitar solo on Joplin's blues composition "One Good Man." Columbia released another 1969 album, a live concert jam, "Live at Bill Graham's Fillmore West", including former Butterfield bandmate Mark Naftalin, former Electric Flag bandmates Marcus Doubleday and Snooky Flowers, and a guest appearance by Taj Mahal; and, re-uniting with former bandmates Paul Butterfield and Sam Lay for the Chess Records all-star set, "Fathers a
Shelley Winters - She became friendly with rock singer Janis Joplin shortly before Joplin died in 1970
Albert Grossman - On October 4, 1970, Grossman's most famous remaining client, Janis Joplin, died suddenly from a heroin overdose
Kris Kristofferson - In 1971, Janis Joplin, who dated Kristofferson for some time until her death, had a number-1 hit with "Me and Bobby McGee" from her posthumous "Pearl"
According to Ellis Amburn, in 1973 a "carful of dope dealers" visited a Los Angeles lesbian bar Caserta had been frequenting since Joplin was alive
Joplin's appearances with the Kozmic Blues Band in Europe were released in cinemas in the documentary Janis , which was reviewed by the "Washington Post" on March 21, 1975
Footage of her performance of the song "Tell Mama" in Calgary became an MTV video in the early 1980s and the sound was included on the 1982 "Farewell Song" album
A San Francisco concert from that summer was recorded and released in the 1984 album "Cheaper Thrills"
In 1987, the Janis Joplin Memorial, with an original gold, multi-image sculpture of Joplin by Douglas Clark, was dedicated in Port Arthur, Texas
According to an early 1990s statement by a close friend of Caserta and Joplin, Caserta's book angered the Los Angeles heroin dealer she described in detail to her readers
Amburn added in 1992, "Janis was trying to kick heroin in Brazil, and one of the nicest things about George was that he wasn't into drugs
John Gilmore (writer) - In 1997, in "Laid Bare", his first book of memoirs, Gilmore recounts his associations beginning in the 1950s and through the 1960s with Hank Williams, Janis Joplin, Jack_Nicholson, Jane Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Brigitte Bardot, Jean Seberg, Steve McQueen, Irish McCalla, Jayne Mansfield, and other personalities
Laura Branigan - In 2002 she performed twice as the "singing" Janis Joplin in the off-Broadway musical "Love, Janis", before dropping out of the show
Melissa Etheridge - At the 2005 Grammy *awards, she made a return to the stage and, although bald from chemotherapy, performed a tribute to Janis Joplin with the song "Piece of My Heart"
Penelope Spheeris - In 2006, she was set to direct the still-unfilmed "Gospel According to Janis", about Janis Joplin
In 2012 "The Pearl Sessions" were released giving an insight into her creative process
In 2013, Washington's Arena Stage featured a production of "One Night With Janis Joplin", starring Mary Bridget Davies
On December 15, 2015, Amy J. Berg released her biographical documentary film, "Janis: Little Girl Blue", narrated by Cat Power