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Happy Birthday: Janis Joplin

Yes, you can’t forget Janis. Have to pay your respects to Janis who is most famous for her cover of “Me and Bobby McGee” which the song was originally written by country singer, Kris Kristofferson. She’s also known for “Pieces of My Heart”, “Summertime”, “Cry Baby” and “Mercedes Benz”. Janis died of a heroin overdose in October of 1970. She was 27 at the time of her death. She would have been 67 today. RIP Janis, and Happy Birthday.