Janis Joplin Episode 2: The Pontiac Was Full of Grass, the Kool-Aid Was Full of Acid, and “Summertime” Was Just Beginning

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In 1966, the seeds of a new “Summertime” were being planted. Harvesting grass on the side of a Nebraska highway. The square judgment of hippie-hating midwestern cops. Acid tests. Freak outs. And Bill Graham, self-appointed bouncer of the whole burgeoning San Francisco scene.

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