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Jimi and Janis: Victims of the Plague

Frank Bach, The Ann Arbor Sun, February 1971

EARLY IN the morning of Monday, October 5, 1970, Janis Joplin was found dead in an apartment in San Francisco, her arms filled with tracks, killed by an overdose of drugs.

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