Essays Tagged: "Janis Joplin"

A brief history of led zeppeln, and it's musical impact

ost bizarre music ever. Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Queen, Aerosmith, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Eagl ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Prohibition vs. legalization

definitely not going to get in the way. I promised myself I would not end up like Jimi Hendrix, or Janis Joplin, both found dead after overdoses, because I had the power to say no. I had read stories ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


Janis JoplinOne of the most influential women singers of the 1960's was Janis Joplin. Blues legend J ... obal conflict and uncertainty that was in many ways the essence and trademark of her own short lie. Janis was the eldest child of parents Seth and Dorothy Joplin. They would have two more children, La ... est child of parents Seth and Dorothy Joplin. They would have two more children, Laura and Michael. Janis was born and raised in the small Southern petroleum industry town of Port Arthur, Texas. Her f ...

(13 pages) 116 1 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


, all around the world, were completely shocked. "As if the loss of Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin hadn't crushed the rock-n-roll world, now it mourned another family member."[6] Drugs d ...

(3 pages) 109 3 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Anti-hero within literature, music, and film.

nd incorporated similar characteristics and values. Artists such as Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin, were among the first to start the musical anti-hero movement. From their actions and i ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Drugs and Music - How drugs have taken a toll in our Music's History

rate it was in the 1980's. Unfortunately, the outsider's view of drug use isn't the harsh reality. Janis Joplin, Billie Holiday, and Charlie Parker are among the many to die from heroin and other dru ...

(5 pages) 142 2 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

This is 2400 word term paper on The history and art of tattoing

s given credit from the first celebrity/musician to get a tattoo. This was non other then the great Janis Joplin, all she had to do is mentionhis name on TV, and tattooing was the fade again. Hundreds ... , and tattooing was the fade again. Hundreds of young American girls rushed out to get the infamous Janis Joplin tiny heart onthere bodies. This is still a fade today as you can see with prince of evi ...

(9 pages) 65 0 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Woodstock Report. Term paper

ad been moving lately. People like Bob Dylan, The Band, Tim Hardin, Van Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin had all recently moved there. For people living in Woodstock it symbolized the growing ... vival, , Jimi Hendrix, Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, The Grateful Dead, Arlo Guthrie, Sly Stone, Janis Joplin and a lot of other great musicians played at The Woodstock Festival. The music started ...

(14 pages) 52 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The hippie generation, It's remarkable effect on Canadian History, and how it has shaped our society into the way it has become today.

challenged the government's point of views and were against the norm. People like Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin became role models for many youth, which meant more kids started running away from home ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History


ck Music and Art Fair, and Aquarian Exposition." For three days, performers such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, and the Grateful Dead preformed to the large crowd. In 1969, Presi ...

(3 pages) 593 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Janis Joplin Lady Of Raw Blues

Janis Joplin: "Lady of Raw Blues" Janis Joplin's early death was the result of multipl ... Janis Joplin's early death was the result of multiple causes in her life. In the book Love, Janis, a friend of Janis's, Linda Gottfried stated, "Janis called herself a candle, burning on both ... he would die at an early age due to her lifestyle and habits that took over her life. First, Janis's life away from home started early and contributed to her early death. She left home and atte ...

(3 pages) 576 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Womens writing the powe and th

Women's Writing: The Power and the Passion "Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." Janis Joplin In the last thirty years we have seen a real emergence, divergence and development of f ...

(9 pages) 67 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

lets make a promise: u and me, lets just be

could chase u clean on in to fall, and wind up stayin put off, put down, strung up, and stoned..." -Janis Joplin -- let's make a promise: yOu and me, let's just be hOnest. yOu and me, nOthing can stop ... ld chase u clean on in to fall, and wind up stayin put off , put down, strung out , and stoned..." -Janis Joplin HOw can u say i go about things the wrong way ? YOu dont try at all...Don't you hide yo ...

(1 pages) 760 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry, For Tomorrow You Die.

Janis Joplin was found dead in her hotel room in Hollywood, California on October 4th, 1970 due to a ... membered as a hedonist, hard-drinker, bra-derisive, bisexual, and challenger of social conventions (Janis Joplin, 1998). Aristotle, an ancient philosopher, was also considered a hedonist; since he bel ... nt is one's own pleasure (O’Keefe, 2006). In this essay we are going to prove that even though Janis Joplin and Epicurus were both considered hedonists, they fall under different categories of th ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Fame And Drug Abuse

knows what it is that makes them do it but the fact of the matter is they do it anyway.Amy's Mother Janis Winehouse is afraid that one morning she'll wake up only to find Amy dead."I've known for a lo ... home. I realise my daughter could be dead within the year. We're watching her kill herself, slowly.Janis has even started disscussing funeral plans with Amy because she thinks Amy's death is closer t ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Music Influences on fashion over the decades

around many different genres of music, ranging from Merle Haggard, to The Eagles, ZZ Top, BB King, Janis Joplin, Patsy Cline, and many more. I could go on with a list of amazing musicians and bands. ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers