Big Brother & The Holding Company

Blair Jackson
July 2009
Mix;Jul2009, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p38
The article features singer Janis Joplin. It mentions that Joplin starts her folk music in San Francisco, California during the mid-to late 60s. It notes that she joined a blues group named Waller Creek Boys when he moved in University of Texas after she finishes her high school. It states that Joplin causes an instant sensation and her existence domed Big Brother & The Holding Co. to the top rank of local groups. However, Joplin separated with Big Brother and died due to drug overdose.


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