- Janis 1943–70, US rock singer, noted for her hoarse and passionate style. Her albums include
Cheap Thrills (1968) and Pearl (1971)
- Scott 1868–1917, US pianist and composer: creator of ragtime
Example Sentences Including 'Joplin'
' And she quotes one of her heroes, the late rock singer, Janice Joplin :'Don't compromise yourself.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
I closed the first half with a piano medley called'Through the Decades ', everything from Scott Joplin to Gilbert O'Sullivan.
MR STARLIGHT (2004)
I froze as reference met context and led my bleary gaze to Ali standing behind the misted glass of the shower singing Janis Joplin.
THE MANANA MAN (2002)
I got on the `phone to Inspector Joplin at the Yard, and asked him to get on to the FBI.
Death in Purple Prose
Perhaps the most unlikely thing about Janis Joplin was the ordinary 1950s middle-class circumstances in which her life began.
The overdose death of Janis Joplin , in which he was implicated, was one thing.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
Then I wail, because I had to get over the bass in the funk band I was in, so sometimes people think Janis Joplin.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Which should please pop loon Pink, who also has a rival project about Joplin in the pipeline.
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