“Janis: Her Life and Music”: Revisiting A Legend
Janis Joplin’s life burned hot and fast. A new biography digs deep into the things that made her an enduring figure of 60s counterculture and music.
Box Tops to Big Star: Alex Chilton’s Painful Journey
Alex Chilton was a superstar at 16 and later became a power-pop icon with Big Star. Sadly, his life offstage was less than dazzling.
Unfinished Lives: ‘60s Rockers Gone Too Soon
Janis Joplin, Sam Cooke, Mama Cass, and Brian Jones all left behind rich musical legacies after their tragic, untimely deaths. This bunch of excellent biographies goes deeper into their various stories.