On This Day, October 4, 1970: Janis Joplin dies at age 27

On This Day, October 4, 1970…Legendary blues-rock singer Janis Joplin was found dead in her room at the Landmark Motor Hotel in Los Angeles. She was only 27. She passed away from a heroin overdose.Joplin had gained fame as one of the most electrifying performers of her... Read More.

Janis Ian praises Violet Grohl’s performance of ‘At Seventeen’

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and producer Greg Kurstin are in the midst of their annual Hanukkah Sessions, performing songs by Jewish artists. One of those artists was Janis Ian, who was thoroughly impressed by the performance. The clip had Grohl on drums, Kurstin on keyboards and Dave’s daughter Violet Grohl singing Ian’s classic “At Seventeen.” Ian,... Read More.