On Oct. Lennon told talk show host Dick Cavett that her taped greeting arrived at his home after her passing.
Her ashes were scattered from a plane into the Pacific Ocean and along Stinson Drinjing. Joplin was a heavy drinker, and Southern Comfort was her drink of choice.
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In April ofJoplin was tattooed by legendary artist Lyle Tuttle. The symbol stands for the liberation of women.
She also had a small heart tattooed over her left breast. See, the one on my wrist is for everybody; the one on my tit is for me and my friends. Janis was overall a very lonely young woman in spite of all the people surrounding her.
She loved men to put it nicely and had several lovers but in many ways was very much a loner. A Variety Magazine image pictured on JanisJoplin.
Two other people that heavily influenced Joplin were Billie Holiday and Leadbelly.
Joplin has claimed that the first album she ever bought was a Leadbelly record. Since advocating cheap thrills didn't threaten them as much as the other two, that became the LP's title instead. The Doors frontman Jim Morrison was physically turned on to Joplin after she busted a bottle of Southern Comfort over wkmen head, knocking him out cold. Morrison, loving the physical confrontation and her violent attitude, seemed to Wehre in love.
The day after this strange encounter during rehearsals, he asked producer Paul Rothchild for her phone number. Joplin had no intent on getting together with Morrison again and as it turns out, they never did.
Morrison was reportedly heartbroken. Home News.
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