Among the musical acts playing were Creedence Clearwater Revival, Jefferson Airplane, Santana, Joe Cocker and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
Sure, maybe she wasn't, and the guy at the bar was probably full of shit, but the fact remains: none of you actually knew her.
The group frequented local working-class bars in the nearby town of Vinton, Louisiana.
Three people died at the original festival, which lost money initially; and anniversary events in 1994 and 1999 had other issues including riots, fires and sexual assault at in Rome.
Most recently, after months of setbacks, including losing sites at and.
By her senior year of high school, Joplin had developed a reputation as a ballsy, tough-talking girl who like to drink and be outrageous.