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.