Singer (19-Jan-1943 4-Oct-1970)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Ellis Amburn. Pearl: The Obsessions and Passions of Janis Joplin. Grand Central Publishing. 1993. 372pp.
David Dalton. Piece of My Heart: A Portrait of Janis Joplin. Da Capo Press. 1991. 284pp.
Alice Echols. Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin. Henry Holt and Company. 1999. 408pp.
Myra Friedman. Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin. New York: Morrow. 1973.
Laura Joplin. Love, Janis. Villard Books. 1992. 342pp. By Janis Joplin's younger sister.
Deborah Landau. Janis Joplin: Her Life and Times. Paperback Library. 1971. 160pp.
- Official Website: http://www.officialjanis.com/
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- NNDB [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]
- Internet Movie Database [link]
- Wikipedia [link]
- Library of Congress Name Authority [link]
- Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.338)
- International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.354)
- Current Biography, 1970 Yearbook (pp.209-11)
- Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.350-51)
- Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (p.134)
- Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.476)
- Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.383)
- International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.249)
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.265)
- St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.565)
- Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.286)
- The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.325)
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