Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company and later as a solo artist.

Books about Janis Edit

1973 - Buried Alive - a Biography of Janis Joplin by Myra Friedman
1973 - Going Down With Janis by Peggy Caserta
1992 - Love, Janis by Laura Joplin
1992 - Pearl: The Obsessions and Passions of Janis Joplin: A Biography by Ellis Amburn