Lisa Mills is torn between assuming the role of Janis Joplin
and her own career
``Do not fear though, the album is as far away from Garth Brooks as Janis Joplin
is from Atomic Kitten.
Although they disbanded in 1972, four years after Janis quit, they reformed in 1986 and the band now consists of original members Peter Albin, Sam Andrew and Dave Getz, alongside new recruits Tom Finch and Kacee Clanton, who holds the lead role of Janis Joplin
I'm also inspired by Janis Joplin
and all different kinds of music.
1967: The Monterey Pop Festival attracted thousands of hippies to watch stars including Jimi Hendrix (above), Otis Redding, Janis Joplin
and The Who.
Mavis Staples (pictured) retains her reputation as the first lady of US gospel music, which explains why she has shared a stage with virtually everyone whose anyone, including Bob Dylan, Prince, Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin
And there can't be too many soul singers who can almost match Janis Joplin
's raw, powerful vocals when belting out Piece Of My Heart.
Bette Midler as Janis Joplin
." He pauses before adding, "I know, I know."
An acoustic Janis Joplin
medley finally proved just how good Pink can be with good songs behind her.
, Mashmakhan, Sha Na Na, Eric Andersen.
Piece Of My Heart, a long-planned film about the raucous life of Janis Joplin
, is finally coming to fruition now Renee Zellwege has committed to star as the troubled singer.
Also on This Day: 1669: Death of Dutch painter Rembrandt; 1883: The Boys' Brigade was founded in Glasgow by Sir William Alexander Smith; 1887: The first European edition of the New York Herald was published in Paris; 1895: Birth of American actor Buster Keaton; 1905: American aviator Orville Wright flew an aircraft for over 33 minutes; 1910: Portugal was proclaimed a republic; 1952: The first external pacemaker was fitted to American David Schwartz by Harvard doctors; 1970: Death of American rock singer Janis Joplin