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Janis Joplin on Rejection

From: Blank on Blank
Series: Blank on Blank
Length: 04:31

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"In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn't like me. It's silly." - Janis Joplin. Interview by Howard Smith. This was the last interview she ever did. It was recorded on September 30, 1970--four days before she died. Read the full description.

Janis_joplin_square_small "In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn't like me. It's silly." - Janis Joplin. Interview by Howard Smith. This was the last interview she ever did. It was recorded on September 30, 1970--four days before she died.

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