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Janis Joplin

Inducted at: The 1995 Induction Ceremony
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Exhibit(s): Janis Joplin
Induction category: Performer
Presented by: Melissa Etheridge


Inductee: Janis Joplin (vocals; born January 19, 1943, died October 4, 1970) Janis Joplin brought her powerful, bluesy voice from Texas to San Francisco’s psychedelic scene, where she went from drifter to superstar. She has been called “the greatest white ...

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