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Pearl : the obsessions and passions of Janis Joplin : a biography

Author: Ellis Amburn
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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She came out of the swamps of the Texas-Louisiana border, wailing the blues as no one, black or white, before or after, has ever dared. She was the first rock star of the 1960s counterculture. She was a major fashion trendsetter in the back-to-the-roots movement that began in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco and overtook the world. At the same time, she was locked in a doomed search for an increasingly
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Janis Joplin; Janis Joplin; Janis Joplin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Amburn
ISBN: 0446516406 9780446516402 0446395064 9780446395069
OCLC Number: 25709433
Description: xii, 340 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, photographs ; 24 cm
Contents: l. Town Without Pity: 1943-1962 --
2. The Anxious Asp: 1963-1965 --
3. Big Brother and the Holding Company: 1966 --
4. Down in Monterey: 1967 --
5. Sex, Dope, and Cheap Thrills: 1968 --
6. Queen and Consorts: 1969-1970 --
7. Kristofferson: 1970 --
8. Seth Morgan: 1970 --
9. Drinks Are on Pearl: 1970. Coroner's Report. Discography.
Responsibility: by Ellis Amburn.

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Written by an expert celebrity biographer, here is the definitive portrait of legendary rock/blues singer Janis Joplin--featuring never-before-published details about her tumultuous life and tragic  Read more...

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    schema:description "Could never sustain a love affair, she hurled herself from one relationship to another, from early liaisons with band members and road crew to serious encounters with Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Kris Kristofferson, as well as many female lovers. Janis Joplin had more of everything - problems and passion, fame and disgrace, drugs and booze - and attained a super-stardom that, however brief, places her squarely in the first rank of rock immortals, beside Elvis Presley, the."@en ;
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