59 Photos Capture The Art Of Cool

Uncategorized | November 23, 2017

Jimi Hendrix behind the camera as he films Janis Joplin backstage. (1968)

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Here we have two of rock and roll’s greats, both of whom performed a Woodstock, and both of whom died of accidental drug overdoses within a week of each other at just 27-years old.

This particular moment in time was captured backstage at Winterland in 1968. Both artists released live albums that were shot in the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco in 1968.

Live at Winterland is exactly what it sounds like, an album that was recorded live by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Theirs compiles three performances held at the Winterland.

Live at Winterland '68 is an album by Janis Joplin, recorded at the Winterland Ballroom on April 12th and 13th, 1968, and April 13, 1968. Hers includes live renditions of songs from their studio albums.

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Lyra spends her days exploring all shades of history. In her writing, she covers topics ranging from the 'groovy' to the downright strange. She enjoys books, movies, and strong coffee. She also fancies herself the world's greatest air hockey player. She learned the ins and outs of writing and producing film/television at Palm Beach State and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. She is currently enrolled at Arizona State University studying psychology and writing. Her work has been featured by some of the most prolific sites on the web and she is the author of the travel guide "Two-Days Exploring Haunted Key West".