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Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin

Born in Port Arthur, Texas, a small refinery town on the Gulf of Mexico, Janis Joplin was drawn to the hippy movement, initially singing in small blues clubs and coffeehouses in San Francisco and Venice Beach. It was here that her signature bottle of Southern Comfort became her trademark. Joplin formed Big Brother and the Holding Company, which wowed audiences at the Monterey Pop Festival …

Date of Birth: January 19, 1943
Date of Death: October 04, 1970


Found 33 quotes by Janis Joplin .
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"Oh, Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends." Janis Joplin
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"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." Janis Joplin
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Compromise    Self-worth   

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"What's happening never happens there" Janis Joplin
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"...to be true to myself, to be the person that was on the inside of me, and not play games. That's what I'm trying to do mostly in the whole world, is to not bullshit myself and not bullshit anybody else." Janis Joplin
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"I'd trade all my tommorows for a single yesterday" Janis Joplin
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Trade   

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"I had a moment with her at Elaine's (the celebrity hangout in Manhattan)," Janis Joplin
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"I just made love to twenty five thousand people and I'm going home alone." Janis Joplin
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"Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable." Janis Joplin
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"Freedom's just another word for nothin left to loose. Nothin, don't mean nothin honey if it ain't free. And feelin good was easy, Lord, when he played the blues. You know feelin good was good enough for me, good enough for me and my Bobby McGee." Janis Joplin
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"the apple of her mother's eye." Janis Joplin
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"You got to get it while you can. . ." Janis Joplin
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"My Baby" Janis Joplin
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"Which showed that my interest in rock was not based in a vast knowledge of their work. It was about them." Janis Joplin
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"It's hard to be free but when it works, it' s worth it!" Janis Joplin
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"Fourteen heart attacks and he had to die in my week. In MY week." Janis Joplin
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Heart   

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"One of my talking points will be the accident of geography." Janis Joplin
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"As a matter of fact, as we discovered on the train, tomorrow never happens, man. It's all the same f***ing day, man." Janis Joplin
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"absolute poison." Janis Joplin
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"On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone" Janis Joplin
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"nonsense environment." Janis Joplin
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"All my life I just wanted to be a beatnik. Meet all the heavies, get stoned, get laid, have a good time. That's all I ever wanted. Except I knew I had a good voice and I could always get a couple of beers off of it. All of a sudden someone threw me in this rock 'n' roll band. They threw these musicians at me, man, and the sound was coming from behind. The bass was charging me. And I decided then and there that that was it. I never wanted to do anything else. It was better than it had been with any man, you know. Maybe that's the trouble." Janis Joplin
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