Janis Joplin, Mercedes Benz 1971
Janis Joplin, Mercedes Benz 1971
Born On This Day: Janis Joplin
75 years ago, a legend was born. Let Janis Joplin take a piece of your heart with this 1968 live performance:
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze - Germany 1967
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze - Germany 1967
Tom Jones - Summer of ‘69.....Raise your hand with Janis &...
Summer of ‘69.....Raise your hand with Janis & I ! ✌🏻 #TBT
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