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P!nk, Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis Can Relate to Janis Joplin


Musicians like Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis and Alecia Moore (P!nk) can relate to how Janis Joplin must have felt each night after a big performance.

“You’ve been dancing with god for two hours,” Alecia Moore, also known as Pink, explains the difference between being on-stage and off-stage. “And you’re feeling everything and it’s all okay and then you jump on the bus and it’s quiet. And there’s nobody. And they’ve left a bottle of wine on the table for you…and you’ve got to do it all again tomorrow.”

The musicians talk about how you “cannot live out who you are on stage,” and how destructive an absence of an off-stage life could be.


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