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Who was Janis Joplin And Why Is She Trending?

Janis Lyn Joplin was an American singer and musician.

She was regarded as one of the most popular and successful female rock artists of  her day.

and was well-known for her "electric" stage presence and strong mezzo-soprano voice.

Why Is She Trending?

An instrument that belonged to both Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix is on an entirely different level of rock history than anything else she owned.

The hand-painted mandolin in question sold for a staggering $281,250 after a heated bidding war involving 29 participants.

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