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Who was Janis Joplin?

Jochen Kürten / kbm
January 14, 2016

Electrifying onstage as a pioneer of psychedelic rock, she died tragically at 27. The recent film "Janis: Little Girl Blue" presents not-yet-seen archival footage of the hippie legend.

Janis Joplin in the film "Janis: Little Girl Blue," Copyright: Getty Images
Image: Getty Images

"Janis: Little Girl Blue" opens in European and Japanese cinemas on January 14, and in the UK on February 2. Click through the gallery above for impressions from the Amy Berg's documentary.

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