Example sentences for: janis

How can you use “janis” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Janis Joplin invents primal screaming and Jimi Hendrix a kind of vatic solipsism.

  • For the categorically minded, there is a nominal division of styles: icons (Elvis and the Beatles); poets and dreamers (Janis, the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Bruce Springsteen); rebels (Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Courtney Love); and the categories of brilliant disguise (Bowie, Bono, Björk) and high style (Cher, Madonna, Puff Daddy).

  • The sixties also produced a distinctive brand of rock music, with bands such as the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane, and the legendary voice of Janis Joplin.

  • Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band outfits and Janis Joplin's feathery ensembles and George Clinton's outsize rabbit-and-fox fur coat and David Bowie's metallic clown suit and Madonna's peach-colored conical bras and Beck's cream cotton Nehru getup and Tori Amos' (Tori Amos'?)

  • Rock seems to have its own mile-wide streak of goody-goody moralism (with some standouts like Janis Ian, Jackson Browne, and Bruce Hornsby who are nothing but).


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