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Janis Joplin was an American singer/songwriter who rose to fame as the lead singer of the Big Brother Holding Company and later became a solo artist.
Janis Joplin - Lead vocalist and songwriter for Big Brother & The Holding Company, The Kozmic Blues Band and Full Tilt Boogie Band.
Born: 19 Jan 1943
Died: 4 Oct 1970
Cause: Possible heroin overdose
Notably: Two number 1 albums in the US Chart, in the Rolling Stone magazine hall of fame and influenced iconic artists such as P!nk (who named Janis as her biggest musical influence) and Stevie Nicks.
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