Good News in History, August 8

Good News in History, August 8

50 years ago today, shortly before her tragic death, Janis Joplin had a gravestone erected for blues legend Bessie Smith, who was buried in an unmarked grave after she died in a car accident in 1937. The rockin’ Joplin often called Smith’s raspy blues voice her greatest inspiration. The marker, in Mount Lawn Cemetery in […]

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