Stevie Nicks considers Joplin one of her idols, and has said:. In , Joplin was arrested in San Francisco for shoplifting. Retrieved December 30, Due to persistent persuading by keyboardist and close friend Stephen Ryder, Joplin avoided drugs for several weeks, enjoining bandmate Dave Getz to promise that using needles would not be allowed in their rehearsal space, her apartment, or in the homes of her bandmates whom she visited. Recordings from this concert were included in an in-concert album released posthumously in Joplin was found dead of a heroin overdose at the Landmark Hotel in Los Angeles on October 4, after a friend found her unconscious on the floor of her room. Peggy Caserta pictured on bike claims that she has been repeatedly blamed for Janis Joplin's pictured death since revealing in her ghostwritten memoir that the two use drugs together.
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Helms sent his friend Travis Rivers to find her in Austin, Texas, where she had been performing with her acoustic guitar, and to accompany her to San Francisco. Archived from the original on July 7, The album featured a cover design by counterculture cartoonist Robert Crumb. For her first major studio recording, Joplin played a major role in the arrangement and production of the songs that would comprise Big Brother and the Holding Company's second album, Cheap Thrills. That meant our set was running over. During her time at Lamar University, she commuted to Austin to sing solo, accompanying herself on acoustic guitar. In a Sports Illustrated profile of his career, Johnson claimed that he gave Janis the high school nickname of "beat weeds.