Country Joe and Janis Joplin had a relationship back in the SF days and he wrote this song about the two of them
There is a programme on BBC4 this evening about her (9pm). She was never one of my favourites, but the context was interesting so it might be worth checking.
Thinking about JJ led me to wonder about the ‘sacred cows’ of pop and rock that people don’t ‘get’. Two of my favourites are Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix but I often meet people who aren’t fond. A couple more I’ve never ‘got’: Led Zep and Johnny Cash (who just makes me feel miserable).