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I was amazed at this "scholarly" article, which to me seems like a long paranoid rant about how Plant based his vocal style and his manner of dress on Janis Joplin: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.1111/jpms.12081/ What I take away from it is that Plant admired Janis and may have developed his hippie stage presence based on her personal style, but the fact is both of them based aspects of their vocal styles on the blues and Plant's voice is so different from Janis' that I find them hard to compare to each other. Plant's voice is often ethereal, and I find Janis Joplin's
A recent post about the Grateful Dead along with Robert Plant talking about hanging out with Janis Joplin (Charlie Rose Interview) made me think of a really great movie called "Festival Express". If you have not seen it you should check it out. Cheers http://www.festivalexpress.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Festival_Express