50 Years Ago: Janis Joplin Leaves Big Brother and the Holding Co.
Though they may have been far from technically sound, Big Brother and the Holding Company were, in fact, the perfect band for a young Janis Joplin to have on her side.
Janis Joplin 'Little Girl Blue' Documentary to Air on PBS
Janis: Little Girl Blue, the new Janis Joplin documentary helmed by Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg, has started its limited theatrical run, which will be followed by airings on PBS' American Masters series.
Janis Joplin's Siblings Recall Family Trip to San Francisco in New Documentary Clip
Janis Joplin's sister remembers what happened when they saw their daughter performing with Big Brother & the Holding Company.
The Day Janis Joplin Recorded Her Final Song, 'Mercedes Benz'
Janis Joplin was close to completing 'Pearl' on Oct. 1, 1970, when she did an a cappella take on "Mercedes Benz." Three days later, she overdosed.
When Janis Joplin Became a Star With 'Cheap Thrills'
'Cheap Thrills' was Big Brother and the Holding Company's second album but, in a way, it's their first real statement.
Revisiting Janis Joplin's Final Appearance on 'Dick Cavett Show'
Janis Joplin may have seemed like an odd fit for the square Dick Cavett, but the two really appeared to hit it off.