Janis Joplin

This Week in Music History
Bon Jovi has the No. 1 album in the UK, Janis Joplin is found dead in Hollywood, and John Lennon gets his Green Card... It all happened this week in music history.
This Week in Music History
October 24th, 1977 - Keith Richards was charged and fined after admitting to having cannabis, Chinese heroin, Quaalude tablets and a revolver at his home in Chelsea, UK. Later that same day, Keith and girlfriend Anita Pallenberg accidentally set fire to their London hotel bedroom...
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October 3rd, 1999 - Tom Jones goes to No.1 with his new album 'Reload', making the singer the oldest artist to score a No.1 album with new material. The album featured a collaboration with DJ Mousse T which was later used in an episode of The Simpsons.
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August 8th, 1970 - Janis Joplin purchases a headstone for her biggest musical influence, blues singer Bessie Smith. Smith passed away in 1937 from injuries sustained in a tragic car accident and
This Week in Music History
October 4th, 1970 – Janis Joplin is found dead on the floor beside her bed at the Landmark Hotel in Hollywood California. The official cause of death was an overdose of heroin, possibly combined with the effects of alcohol.
This Week in Music History
June 7th, 1972 - Elvis Presley makes history by performing four sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden. George Harrison, John Lennon, David Bowie, Bob Dylan were among music stars to attended the shows.
This Week in Music History
October 26th, 1970 - A wake is held in San Anselmo, California to celebrate the life of Janis Joplin who had died of an accidental overdose and had left $2,500 in her will to throw a party in the event of her demise. The party was attended by close friends and family where pot-brownies were shared a…
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September 28th, 2002 - Tina Turner’s hometown Nutbush near Memphis, and made famous in her song ‘Nutbush City Limits,’ named a stretch of highway after the star. The stretch of State Highway 19 was named ‘Tina Turner Highway.’ Turner lived …

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