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1. "I remember my mom dressed like Janis Joplin."
Author: Bryan White
2. "I adore Janis Joplin, who sixties herself to death."
Author: Caitlin Moran
3. "Her close friends have gathered.Lord, ain't it a shameGrieving togetherSharing the blame.But when she was dyingLord, we let her down.There's no use cryin'It can't help her now.The party's all overDrink up and go home.It's too late to love herAnd leave her alone.Just say she was someoneLord, so far from homeWhose life was so lonesomeShe died all aloneWho dreamed pretty dreamsThat never came trueLord, why was she bornSo black and blue?Oh, why was she bornSo black and blue?Epitaph (Black And Blue) Written by: Kris KristoffersonNote: "Epitaph" is about Janis Joplin."
Author: Kris Kristofferson
4. "Gjerji raises his hand. In English he says, "I like to tell in the words of a great American philosopher what freedom is.""Say it in your language to your peers," I urge.Gyerji makes his statement. The class grows silent and thoughtful; there is much nodding. Twain perhaps? Emerson? Diana sidles up and whispers in my ear. "He says to them that freedom is a word when nothing is anymore able to be losed."Janis Joplin, de-syntaxed."
Author: Laura Kelly
5. "Janis Joplin is definitely one of my biggest influences. She taught me how to feel music, and I don't think there's anyone like her that could bring such pain and emotion to a song."
Author: LeAnn Rimes
6. "America? They had a good girl singer, Janis Joplin."
Author: Maurice Gibb
7. "My idols are Janis Joplin and Annie Lennox, who are neither of them from the typical pop culture."
Author: Natalie Cole
8. "I think that Stevie Nicks is one of the greats. Steve Nicks and Grace Slick and Janis Joplin have the real rock voices, to me."
Author: Patti LuPone
9. "The 1960s:A lot of people remember hating President Lyndon Baines Johnson and loving Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison, depending on the point of view. God rest their souls."
Author: Richard Brautigan
10. "Coyote: A small canid (Canis latrans) native to western North America that is closely related to the American wolf and whose cry has often been compared to that of Sippie Wallace and Janis Joplin, amongst others."
Author: Sherman Alexie
11. "I didn't want to look like anyone else - like Janis Joplin or Grace Slick. That's why I never went to any of the big designers."
Author: Stevie Nicks

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