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Quote of the Day
September 22 2014 @ 7:31 am

"They came to see me once recently and they seemed pleased I was a success. That's all. Everyone had got so used to the idea I was a failure and now suddenly there I was, obviously a success." - Janis Joplin on her parents opinion (Source: Janis Joplin, Lock Up Your Sons, Melody Maker, 1968.)

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Quote of the Day
September 19 2014 @ 8:05 am

"Her independence was the weight she carried for all her fans. She had to go on winning, go on proving that you could say "Fuck you!" to teachers and parents and police and life." - Critic Simon Frith on Janis' importance

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Quote of the Day
September 17 2014 @ 8:00 am

"My god, will you just look at that, it's fuckin' fantastic." - Janis Joplin on peeking out at the crowd at the Royal Albert Hall.

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