Day Tripping: January 19


By Grossman Glotzer Management Corporation — eBay itemphoto frontphoto back, Public Domain,

1943 in Port Arthur, Texas is the place where a rock legend was born. But Janis Joplin’s childhood was far from legendary. In school, she was constantly bullied for being overweight and suffering from severe acne.

Janis’ parents ostracised her for hanging out with outsiders and listening to Black blues music. But it was the sounds of Bessy Smith and Lead Belly that influenced…



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Stuart Englander

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