Janis Joplin gone way to soon-45 Years ago
It's hard to believe it was 45 years ago especially when Janis Joplin's music and vocals are still vital today as they were back in 1970.  She was gaining momentum  in the fall of 1970 and felt good about all that was going on around her.  She was recording Pearl she was engaged and was about to embark on a fall tour with her band the "Full Tilt Boogie Band".  So when it came to the early hours of October 4th, 1970, it was a complete shock when Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose. On the...
‘The Velvet Underground: The Complete Matrix Tapes’ box set coming next month
A four-disc box set, The Velvet Underground: The Complete Matrix Tapes, will be released on November 20th. Of the set’s 42 tracks, all of which are taken from recordings of two shows at The Matrix club in San Francisco in November 1969, nine are previously unreleased....

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