janis joplin high school graduation photo, 1960

JAMES BROWN in his prime

Janis Joplin

Mr BB King in a very early picture....note the capo on his guitar...

Thelonious Sphere Monk was an American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music.

"Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day.

Janis Joplin

David Bowie

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin ♥

Jack White

New York Post July 9 1971 (Sadly, Jim joined the "27 Club", along with Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix & Janis Joplin)

Janis Joplin

"I believe that men are here to grow themselves into best good that they can be - at least, this is what I want to do." - John Coltrane

THE SHIRELLES -DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin.

Janis Joplin