Born January 19, 1943 in Port Arthur, Texas, Janis Joplin's most popular songs include her cover versions of "Piece of My Heart", "Cry Baby", "Down on Me", "Ball and Chain", and "Summertime"; and her original song "Mercedes Benz", her final recording. She died October 4, 1970 at the age of 27. Her music lives on, featured for on these channels.
Top Women of Rock History
The women who've rocked us throughout history: Heart, Joan Jett, Debbie Harry, Pat Benatar, and of course, Janis!