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11 Surprising Facts About Janis Joplin Film Posters, Texas, Janis Joplin, Joplin, Me And Bobby Mcgee, Over Dose, Talent, Movie Posters, Left

Janis Joplin didn’t have a long or prolific career. The freewheeling Texas blues-rock howler recorded just four albums between 1967 and her fatal drug overdose in October 1970. But in that short time, she left an indelible mark on rock ’n’ roll history. Joplin lives on through hits like "Piece of My Heart" and "Me and Bobby McGee" and the generations of musicians she inspired. Here are 11 facts about a one-of-a-kind talent who left the world too soon.

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