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ON THE ROAD WITH JANIS JOPLIN by John Byrne Cooke -- As a road manager and filmmaker, he helped run the Janis Joplin show—and record it for posterity. Now he reveals the never-before-told story of his years with the young woman from Port Arthur who would become the first female rock and roll superstar—and depart the stage too soon.

On The Road With Janis Joplin, a new memoir by Joplin;s road manager, John Byrne Cooke, the man who found her dead at age

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Janis Joplin: Her Final Hours....cried my eyes out.

Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin both found instant rock stardom at The Monterey Pop Festival. They died within weeks of one another, Hendrix on September Joplin on October They were both 27 years old.