latest newsJanis Joplin To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
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...
"All my life I just wanted to be a beatnik. Meet all the heavies, get stoned, get laid, have a good time. That's all I ever wanted. Except I knew I had a good voice and I could always get a couple of beers off of it. All of a sudden someone threw me in this rock 'n' roll band. They threw these musicians at me, man, and the sound was coming from behind. The bass was charging me. And I decided then and there that that was it. I never wanted to do anything else. It was better than it had been with any man, you know. Maybe that's the trouble." --Janis JoplinRead More
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