I’m a victim of my own insides. There was a time when I wanted to know...– Janis
My father was like a secret intellectual, a book reader, a talker, a thinker. He...– Janis speaking about her father
As a matter of fact, as we discovered on the train, tomorrow never happens, man....– Janis Joplin, Ball and Chain live.
Fourteen heart attacks and he had to die in my week. In MY week.– On being shunted off the front page of Newsweek magazine by the late ex-President Eisenhower following his death in 1969.
I always wanted to be an artist, whatever that was, like other chicks want to be...– Janis Joplin
Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.– Janis Joplin
Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.– Janis Joplin
HAPPY BELATED 67TH BIRTHDAY, JANIS!
I’ve been too busy to come online and I missed what would’ve been Janis’ 67th birthday. I know, I know. I fail at life. So get ready for a spam of updates now!
On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.
She’s us. She’s not a star, she’s us. I’ve never met her but I know her. It’s...– A fan letter about Janis published in “Love, Janis”. The book was written by her younger sister, Laura.