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Janis Joplin – Keeping Time: The Photographs of Don Hunstein

The kozmic blues singer Janis Joplin, who died in 1970 at the age of 27, was a blues shouter who poured her joy and pain into everything she sang. Joplin was filled with contradiction: overpowering and vulnerable; confident and shy; nuanced and direct. Don Hunstein photographed her electrifying performance at the CBS Records convention in Puerto Rico in 1968; this stunning shot is featured in a magnificent new book called KEEPING TIME: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF DON HUNSTEIN: INSIDE THE UNSEEN ARCHIVE OF COLUMBIA RECORDS, newly published by Insight Editions. Click here to order your copy now: