And while she hailed from Texas, Janis Joplin's masterful library of hits is commonly associated with being part of "The San Francisco Sound. Get out there and play, you know…. Crumb had originally intended his art for the LP back cover, with a portrait of Janis Joplin to grace the front.
But whether used as a noun, a verb or a turn of phrase, whether they be wrecking balls, balls of fire, crystal balls or the type of balls that men do their best to protect, balls figure prominently in a number of classic songs. So without further adieu, here are 10 of the biggest songs ever written about balls. Embedded from www.
Seven of 12 acts from the previous night's show will move on to the semi-final round of competition. Tonight, viewers will have one last chance to send their favorite performer to the next round. I feel like this season has been on forever and it's only the first live results
Big Brother and the Holding Company were a band before the summer of They had gigs, fans and even a full-length record ready for release. Monterey was a gold rush for the recording industry, and major labels flocked to stake out their claim. For Big Brother, their trajectory would become the quintessential overnight success gone awry.
As a rock vocalist myself, I am very familiar with the trials and tribulations. As someone who wanted to scream out Melissa Etheridge and Janis Joplin, using my Julie Andrews voice was not the highest on the priority scale for me. So let me touch on a few keys mistakes I made and that most of my rock vocalists make when taking voice lessons.
More than just a pivotal year in music, marked the awakening of a new dimension in music that is still being explored. The only completely original form of music created after that season, hip-hop, uses looping and sampling technology that can be traced back to psychedelic sonic experimentation. The sounds on those albums were not incremental steps forward — they were staggering leaps.
There are many versions of what went down at Keith Moon's 20th birthday party but they all involve the Who drummer ending up without pants. We know the bacchanal took place at the Holiday Inn in Flint, Michigan, and that Moon, fleeing sheriff's deputies, slipped on some birthday cake and chipped his tooth. As for the rest?
The best magician, the best rapper, the best child singer, the best choir, the best family band, this is a season of too much bounty! After the brutal Judge Cuts round of "America's Got Talent," the Quarterfinals are far friendlier to the contestants as seven of twelve advance each week. This round kicked off with a night of memorable and powerful performances, including the heartbreaking family band We Three, the death-defying Lord Nil, year-old rap phenom Flau'jae, comedian Vicki Barbolak and the indescribable Courtney Hadwin.
This was the first time I ever teared-up while reading a press kit. I guess this is just more proof that any encounter with Janis Joplin is bound to be emotional. For survivors of the Sixties, there are certain moments that are emotionally welded into the collective memory: the Kennedy assassination, the walk on the moon, and Janis Joplin exploding on the screen during D.