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Janis Joplin's last concert with Big Brother....

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October 17, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 17, 1968

* Big Brother and the Holding Company
* Last concert w/ Janis Joplin before going solo
* Hunter College (NYC) performance advertisement

Page 35 has a 4 x 2 1/2 advertisement for "Big Brother & The Holding Company & Janis Joplin" for there upcoming appearance at Hunter College in New York City. (see image) This was to be Janis Joplin's last time playing with Big Brother.
I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time.
It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City.
Other interesting items from the counter-culture era. Complete in 72 pages, tabloid-size, one crease across the center, nice condition.

Provenance note: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive.

Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. Please purchase with discretion.

Category: The 20th Century