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Win the Janis Joplin Classic LP Collection Box Set

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Janis Joplin Classic LP Collection Box Set
Columbia/Legacy
January 18, 2013 5:40 PM ET

Janis Joplin would have turned 70 this month, and to pay tribute to the iconic electric blues singer, this ultimate Classic LP Collection box set includes four of her celebrated albums. One lucky RollingStone.com reader will win the 4-disc set, which includes albums from Big Brother and the Holding Company and her solo career.

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