Janis Joplin was born on this day.
Janis Joplin played her first date as vocalist of Big Brother and The Holding Company.
Janis Joplin's manager, announced that she would be leaving Big Brother and the Holding Compnay, which she came to fame, at the end of the year.
Janis Joplin made her final appearance with Big Brother & the Holding Company
Janis Joplin gave her first solo performance in Memphis, TN.
Janis Joplin & the Kozmic Blues Band played at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Janis Joplin gives her final concert, at Harvard (1970).
Janis Joplin was arrested in Tampa, FL on charges of using 'vulgar and indecent language' at a concert. All the charges were eventually dropped.
Janis Joplin was fined $200 for using obscene language onstage in Tampa, FL.
Janis Joplin held a reunion concert with Big Brother & the Holding Company at Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA.
Janis Joplin bought a headstone for the grave of blues singer Bessie Smith. Smith was one of Joplin's idols.
Janis Joplin was found dead of a heroin overdose at the age of 27. She had just finished recording her second solo album 'Pearl'.
Janis Joplin's ashes were scattered off the coast of California.
Topped the charts in 1971 with her hit 'Me and Bobby McGee'. It stayed there for two weeks.