About Us

Janisjoplin.net was founded in 1998 out of boredom, curiosity about the web, and an insatiable need to know all there is to know about Janis Joplin. My name is Anna and I started this website at sixteen. Len, my co-conspirator, joined me a few months later. He is a graphic designer who lives in Vancouver, and I am a web developer who resides in Chicago. Although a constant work in progress, we are proud of the massive amount of information that we've gathered here. Hopefully, we can preserve the memory of a figure that is slowly being forgotten. This website is for fans by fans and a non-profit passion project. Enjoy.

Updates

We have improved the site in the last month or so in preparation for the 40th anniversary of Janis' death. We'll be releasing new music and pictures in the coming months. Also look for special events around the Hall of Fame Masters concert/week long tribute to Janis.

latest news

Janis Joplin To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
June 27, 2012

Janis Joplin will get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame sometime in 2013. Joplin, who died in 1970, has posthumously received several awards including induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.

Other musical acts joining Joplin in the 2013 class are Jane's Addiction, late R&B singer Luther Vandross and pop stars Jennifer Hudson, Usher...

Read More

janis wisdom

"I gotta go on doin' it the way I see it...I got no choice but to take it like I see it. I'm here to have a party while I'm on this earth...I'm gettin' it now, today. I don't even know where I'm gonna be twenty years from now, so I'm just gonna keep on rockin', cause if I start saving up bits and pieces of me...man, there ain't gonna be nothing left for Janis." --Janis Joplin

Read More

We're on facebook!

www.janisjoplin.net

Join us on facebook. We're incorporating social networking features into our site. Become a fan of www.janisjoplin.net and stay in touch with the latest news.