Remembering Janis Joplin: The Queen of Rock and Roll

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Remembering Janis Joplin

On January 19, 2013 yesterday, Janis Joplin reached the age of 70 years. We celebrated his birthday with a distinctive voice to listen again. Janis Joplin was a singer with an amazing voice and was dubbed the queen of rock n 'roll first. He is a charismatic figure, and pave the way for other female singers in rock music to thrive. In the mid 1960s, San Francisco is a cultural mecca in the music competition. There are many kinds of raises superstar Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead and Santana. However Joplin along with other female singers has raised many doubts whether they can play music like other male musicians.

Janis Lyn Joplin was born in Port Arthur, Texas, United States on 19 January 1943 and died in Los Angeles dated October 4, 1970 at the age of 27 years. Doi is a singer, songwriter and arranger. Joplin's music career began as a vocalist Blues Rock band, Big Brother & The Holding Company (1966-1968) and subsequently underwent doi solo career until the end. With so many achievements and millions of fans to this day, Rolling Stone magazine put Janis Joplin in the order of 46 of the list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and received the Grammy Award Musician of All Time in 2005.

Type vocal blues very strong interest owned by Joplin flow psychedelic rock band, Big Brother And The Holding Company, which already has a fan base in the Haight-Ashbury. Chet Helms, a promoter known Joplon manager at the same time it's Big Brother, Joplin brought back to San Francisco to join the band on June 4, 1966. Their first appearance together at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco. On August 23, 1966, signed a deal with independent label Mainstream Records. In early 1967, the band was often played from club to club in San Francisco and several other cities.

Together label Mainstream Records, they released their self-titled album and is their first studio album, "Big Brother And The Holding Company". The album was released in after their stunning appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival. From the first album, there are 4 songs that nge-hits at that time: a traditional song in Joplin arrange "Down On Me", "Bye Bye Baby", "Call On Me", and "Coo Coo", where all of this song leads vocal by Joplin. In 1966, Chet Helms to Julius Karpen changed, then changed again become manager Albert Grossman, a top artist manager they have ever met at Monterey Pop.

Like most of white musicians at the time, Joplin trying to sing like a black blues musician. Christgau says that this actually does not look convincing. On the other hand, he blew the audience with his voice emotion that emosional.Seperti mostly white musicians at the time, Joplin trying to sing like a black blues musician. Christgau says that this actually does not look convincing. On the other hand, he blew the audience with emotion emotional voice.

Unfortunately, many artists from the 60's which mimic the habit of taking drugs. In early October 1970 - a little more than three years since he made hits, Joplin made ​​an album with his new band. One night, he returned to Los Angeles Angeles hotel kamarnyadi. He was found dead the next morning. Tracy Nelson recalled by the news. In the winter, a record label Joplin, Pearl, released his latest album titled "Me and Bobby McGee" topped the charts. Many critics said it was the best album Joplin. She has begun to take more control of his voice, and is the best rock singer.

"Janis Joplin was a Native American," he said. "No one could approach her ​​singing voice because there was something in his voice that can not be replicated."

But at midnight after drinking with members of the band, Ken Pearson, Joplin drove her to the Landmark Motor Hotel. And the next day, their producer, Paul Rotchild searching Joplin why not show up well in the studio recording vocals for their already planned. Initiative to pick Joplin at the Landmark Hotel, and saw a car owned Porsche 356C Joplin, Rotchild forced entry into the room Joplin. And how shocked the manager, Janis Joplin discovered lifeless on the floor beside her bed.

From the results of the investigation, the cause of death of a heroin overdose Joplin and the possibility of combination effects of beverage alcohol. Even based on the book "Going Down With Janis", Janis felt disappointment and sadness because none of his friends who came to visit him at the Landmark Motor Hotel as they had promised earlier.
Samuel Kurnianta
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