Janis Joplin’s career exploded when she performed during the Monterey Pop Festival alongside her band, the Big Brother and the Holding Company. It was such a strong and powerful performance that showcased her unique and amazing vocals.
During the 1969 Woodstock Festival, she was among the main attractions.
Because she released one huge hit after another, TIME magazine referred to Janis Joplin as “Probably the most powerful singer to emerge from the white rock movement.”
Years later, she continues to be very influential in the music industry. Her songs have become timeless classics and she herself is one amazing blues icon. Her music will always live on.