Janis Joplin

Johnny Cash and 7 Other Hitmakers After Death

Posted on 04/10/2014 by | Who's News | Comments

Bulletin TodayJohnny Cash‘s newly released CD Out Among the Stars debuted at No. 1 on Billboard magazine’s Top Country Albums chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. That might seem like a pretty impressive performance, especially considering that the artist himself passed away back in 2003. But Cash is just the latest in a string of deceased performers who’ve released hot-selling records after their demise. Here are a few: Buddy Holly, The Buddy Holly Story (1959). Released just a month after …

Would You Want to Live in a Rock Legend’s Childhood Home?

Posted on 07/19/2013 by | Who's News | Comments

Bulletin TodayWould you buy a house that a rock superstar is rumored to have lived in as a child? That’s a question that prospective home buyers will have a chance to ponder, now that a real estate agent has listed a four-bedroom, three-bath Cape Cod-style home in Arlington, Va., for $949,900. Aside from the covered front porch, hardwood floors and remodeled eat-in kitchen, there’s an additional selling point: The listing describes it as the “childhood home” of Jim Morrison, lead singer …

Janis Joplin – Alive, Well and Performing Nightly in D.C.

Posted on 10/17/2012 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

EntertainmentWell, OK – it’s not really Janis. But Mary Bridget Davies is putting on a helluva show every night at Washington’s Arena Stage in One Night with Janis Joplin, giving those who saw the real thing — and those who are far too young — a chance to hang out with a legend. The show is more like a concert, with few bits of tension and little dramatic development. The demons that killed the singer in 1970 at age 27 …