Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

December 15, 2017
by Bill King

I left behind the music director seat with Janis Joplin in late 1968, served ten months in a military uniform, then hitchhiked the interstates and backroads of New York state in the dead of fall, endured uncertainty, and eventually found refuge in Canada.

Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Miles
December 7, 2017
by Bill King

Fifty years for many rock musicians is it! Yet, for us folks who did more observing than actively buying into ‘live fast, die young’ bullshit – music now more than ever colours our lives. Look at us old-timers posting photos, event calendars, posters from the early days of rock.

Clive with the great white blues singer Janis Joplin
October 16, 2017
by External Source

Clive Davis offers insights into how he has dealt with various types of artists in his long and storied career. His observations are fascinating and well worth taking note of as he breaks the differing artists he has worked with into four distinct categories.