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Janis Joplin Tribute

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Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 7:00pm

The Saturday Night Fish Fry this week will feature a one hour special that features the legendary life and music of Janis Joplin, and her tragic death while making what became her landmark album, Pearl.

The Music is mostly from Pearl Sessions and Big Brother Live at the Carousel 1968 reissues. Album, live, demo and outtake versions of her signature hits like “Me & Bobby McGee,” “Move Over,” “Down on Me,” “Piece of My Heart” and more.

Interviews with many of Janis Joplin’s family, friends and collaborators. Laura Joplin, Sam Andrews, Jorma Kaukonen, Holly George-Warren and others.

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Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

Tune in to Jazz Matinee
Sundays, 12 to 4 pm

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