|aJanis Joplin :|brise up singing /|cAnn Angel ; introduction by Sam Andrew.
|aRise up singing
|aNew York :|bAmulet Books,|cc2010.
|a120 p. :|bill. (some col.) ;|c27 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 118-119) and index.
|aSpreading her wings -- Out of Port Arthur -- Looking for love -- Call on me -- Monterey Pop's poster child -- Cheap thrills, drugs, and self-destruction -- Kozmic Blues -- To love somebody -- Pearl -- Love, Janis.
|aPresents photographs and anecdotes of rock musician Janis Joplin from those who knew her, covering her work to improve as a singer, struggle against authority, and love for her mother.
Forty years after her death, Janis Joplin remains among the most compelling and influential figures in rock-and-roll history. Her story--told here with depth and sensitivity by author Ann Angel--is one of a girl who struggled against rules and limitations, yet worked diligently to improve as a singer. It's the story of an outrageous rebel who wanted to be loved, and of a wild woman who wrote long, loving letters to her mom. And finally, it's the story of one of the most iconic female musicians in American history, who died at twenty-seven. Janis Joplin includes more than sixty photographs, and an assortment of anecdotes from Janis's friends and band mates. This thoroughly researched and well-illustrated biography is a must-have for all young artists, music lovers, and pop-culture enthusiasts.