1/2. Janis. Belting rock-punk singer Beth Ditto pays tribute to her heroine, Janis Joplin , the troubled raspy-voiced Texan who ruled as the "wild woman of rock" from 1967 until her death in 1970. Remembered for her dynamic stage presence, she remains best known for her work with Big
Brother and the Holding Company (Ball and Chain and her signature hit Piece of My Heart) and as a solo artist (the 1971 US number-one LP Pearl, which featured the posthumous chart-topping 45 Me and Bobby McGee ).
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