Janis Joplin

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Janis Joplin

 

Janis Joplin’s life story is told through intimate letters and rare footage in the first in-depth celebration of the iconic rock singer. Director Amy Berg presents a portrait of a complicated, driven, often beleaguered artist. Chan Marshall narrates.

 

SOUNDBREAKING
The Human Instrument

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This wide-ranging, eight-part series, airing weeknights Nov. 14-23, explores the extraordinary impact of recorded music on our modern world. The series offers unprecedented access to more than 150 artists and producers from across the music spectrum, and features rare archival studio footage and an extensive soundtrack.

 

This series was the last creative project for Sir George Martin, the producer who was instrumental behind many of The Beatles’ albums, before he passed away in March.

 

The Human Instrument
Celebrate the art and science of recording the human voice, the soul of a song. Featured: Adele, Christina Aguilera, Ray Charles, Cher, Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Queen, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Waits and more.