Janis Joplin to be honored with posthumous Hollywood Star

Janis Joplin to be honored with posthumous Hollywood Star

HONORED WITH STAR: Janis Joplin will be posthumously honored. Photo: Associated Press

Tragic singer Janis Joplin is to be honored posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Kris Kristofferson and music mogul Clive Davis will join the “Me & Bobby McGee” singer’s siblings, Michael and Laura, for the plaque unveiling ceremony on Nov. 4.

Country star and actor Kristofferson, who was a close friend to the blues singer, will perform a special acoustic version of “Me and Bobby McGee,” which Joplin recorded in 1970 just before her death.

Her star will be the 2,510th on the Walk of Fame.

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