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Janis rose to popularity in the 60's with songs like:

  • Piece of My Heart

  • Mercedes Benz

  • Me and Bobby McGee

She is number 46 on Billboard's list of The 100 Greatest Artist of All Time 2004. Some other #LittleKnown facts about Janis:

  • Her fans referred to her stage presence as "electric"

  • Her friends called her "Pearl"

  • She was known as the "Queen of Psychedelic Soul"

  • She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, 25 years after her death