Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Janis Joplin to Receive Posthumous Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will dedicate a new star on their Walk of Fame to Janis Joplin on Monday, November 4 at 11:30 AM.

Leron Gubler, president and CEO of the Chamber will host with Kris Kristofferson, Clive Davis and Joplin's siblings, Michael and Laura, will be on-hand to speak and perform in the singer's honor. The new star will be placed at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard.

Ana Martiz, producer for the Walk of Fame, said "Janis Joplin is an iconic figure and her songs will always be remembered by her fans around the world. We are excited to add a unique tribute to Janis by her friend Kris Kristofferson who will perform a special acoustic version of Me and Bobby McGee, which Janis famously recorded in 1970 yet was released posthumously in 1971, scoring Joplin a number one hit."

The ceremony will be streamed live at walkoffame.com.

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