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Janis Joplin hooked up with John Gilmore in 1963. Janis Joplin is now deceased.

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Janis Joplin

Music - Singer

Why Famous: Pearl, album

Age: 27 (1/19/1943 - 10/4/1970)


Janis Joplin's Relationships (2)

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John Gilmore

Arts - Author

Why Famous: Actor, and Hard-Boiled, Noir author

Age: 83 (b. 7/5/1935)


John Gilmore's Relationships (6)

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Hook Up 1963 N/A

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Where and/or how did Janis Joplin and John Gilmore meet?

Janis and John Gilmore met while Janis was performing in a coffee shop club on Grant (North Beach, San Francisco). They were friendly at that time, but it was not until 1968-1969 that they had a brief affair. Janis was about to make a documentary with Pebble Productions (an L.A. movie company), via Gilmore, then writing for the company. Documentary would have been about Woodstock. This brief affair between Janis and John Gilmore was a classic, "extended" one-night stand.

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