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Joplin, Janis

Line breaks: Janis Jop¦lin
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɒplɪn

Definition of Joplin, Janis in English:

( 1943–70), American rock singer. She died from a heroin overdose just before her most successful album, Pearl, and her number-one single ‘Me and Bobby McGee’ were released.

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