By Tom Blunt 3 min read
The Amy Adams-starring Janis Joplin biopic isn't happening - and director Jean-Marc Vallée isn't sad about it. This and more in today's Daily Blunt.
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
Half a million people, three days of music, and a whole lot of mud and drugs. Check out these memoirs and biographies of those who played Woodstock and claim to remember it.
By Kelsey Osgood 3 min read
'Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz...' We all know the song, but do we know its roots? In Memoir in a Melody, we get to the bottom of Joplin's satirical song.
By Jay A. Fernandez 4 min read
The American Film Market wrapped up yesterday, and among the crop of film projects looking for buyers this year were an unusually large number of music biopics.
By Patrick Sauer 11 min read
The phenomenon of the 27 Club, famous musician's meeting their maker at the same age, is the crux of Howard Sounes's new book "27: A History of the 27 Club." Here we serve 27 insights into the thorough research that Sounes has conducted.
By Susan H. Gordon 2 min read
The game-changing music of the 60s and 70s is back, again. Mick Jagger, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and deep, dark Joy Division are striking a chord these days, with a print and film lineup to help us go on reliving their lives.